Month: September 2019

Jungle Disk Launches Cybersecurity Awareness Training in a SaaS Platform
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Jungle Disk Launches Cybersecurity Awareness Training in a SaaS Platform

A new approach to providing cybersecurity awareness training is launching in San Antonio.Jungle Disk announced Thursday it has added cybersecurity awareness training to its suite of services designed for small businesses.  The employee training and tools will be available to customers as a monthly subscription service, a first in the cybersecurity awareness training industry.Jungle Disk is a cybersecurity company that caters to small and midsize businesses that spun out of Rackspace in 2016 with an $11 million investment. The company has 27 employees and about 25,000 customers.Launching these training tools as a recurring Software as a Service or SaaS service works well for small business owners who usually cannot afford expensive one-time training costs or cannot staff a robus...
Cancer Insight Helps Biotech Startups Win over $31M in CPRIT Funding
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Cancer Insight Helps Biotech Startups Win over $31M in CPRIT Funding

Developing new drug therapies for cancer treatment can be difficult, expensive, and take years before successfully reaching the U.S. market. Where do biotech companies find funding to support research and development?Many researchers apply for federal grants out of the $2.5 billion annually set aside for the U.S. Small Business Innovation Research Program, also known as SBIR, and the Small Business Technology Transfer program, or STTR. These two initiatives are the largest source of federally funded early-stage, high-risk funding for startup companies.Read more: What You Should Know about Non-Diluting Federal SBIR, STTR FundingThe state of Texas also contributes early-stage funding from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) for bioscience economic devel...
San Antonio Startup Events for the Week of September 2, 2019
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San Antonio Startup Events for the Week of September 2, 2019

Interested in San Antonio startup events? Here are some entrepreneurial events this week in San Antonio of interest to innovators working in tech, science, and engineering, thanks to the San Antonio Business Calendar.SABusinessCalendar.com co-founders Matthew Espinoza and Michael Espinoza provide a vital resource for San Antonio’s business community listing by compiling upcoming business events in San Antonio. The SA Business Calendar lists over 150 business events every week from different industry sectors. If you are interested in their full list of business events, sign up for the SA Business Calendar weekly events newsletter at www.sabusinesscalendar.com.1 Million Cups Presented by: Launch SAThis event averages 40 - 50 people each week - irrespective of the attendance liste...