Month: September 2021

San Antonio’s Newest Business Incubator Emerge and Rise Teaches Small Businesses How to Succeed
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San Antonio’s Newest Business Incubator Emerge and Rise Teaches Small Businesses How to Succeed

Lina Rugova is the founder of the nonprofit Emerge and Rise business incubator, while John Knotts is the co-founder. Their guest post shares about Emerge and Rise incubator resources available for small business owners.New businesses are the economy’s lifeblood, but starting one can be difficult for entrepreneurs who have big ideas but little experience or funding. For starters, service-based businesses are not the same as product-oriented businesses and require different strategic thinking. A service-based business is one that provides an intangible product performed by a team or an individual.To support these small business owners, San Antonio's Emerge and Rise nonprofit small business incubator offers training in business skills, marketing, legal issues, and accounting to give t...
Dry Line Partners Backs Jungle Disk Acquisition of 3 Tech Companies
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Dry Line Partners Backs Jungle Disk Acquisition of 3 Tech Companies

The new San Antonio and Austin, Texas-based private equity fund Dry Line Partners LLC has announced its first business acquisitions that will help grow an Alamo City cybersecurity company.  Dry Line worked with Porthcawl Holdings LLC to back Jungle Disk’s purchase of three businesses from parent company J2 Global, Inc., a leading internet information and services company with a portfolio of brands. The acquired businesses, KeepItSafe, LiveVault, and OffsiteDataSync., will bring these three "global backup and disaster recovery businesses under a common ownership, increasing the capabilities for us [Jungle Disk] to meet customer needs," said Bret Piatt, CEO of Jungle Disk, a San Antonio online backup software service and data security company.Piatt is an entrepreneur and investor wh...