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San Antonio Black Entrepreneurs, Experts Who Can Speak at Your Next Event
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San Antonio Black Entrepreneurs, Experts Who Can Speak at Your Next Event

What will it take to improve diversity at conferences? We know diversity in teams is the key to innovation and makes us smarter. This panel with Tiffany Haddish discussed ways to incorporate diversity into conferences and other public events.  We must acknowledge the systematic barriers holding back people of color from being recognized as experts. It has long been evident that we are not doing everything we can to ensure that discussion panels, keystone speakers, and conference sessions reflect the full spectrum of talent in our communities. Too many events lack racial diversity, so we're taking steps to help change that. La Juana Chambers Lawson worked diligently to assemble this curated list of Black professionals who have shared their expertise and views at events.  Whe...
San Antonio Startups to Watch in 2020
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San Antonio Startups to Watch in 2020

San Antonio startups had a good year in 2019. If you look over the list of San Antonio startups to watch in 2019, you'll see how many of these were in the news over the past 12 months. Some received significant investments, such as Cyberfortress's $3 million or Plus One Robotics' $11.5 million.  Others experienced significant growth such as FunnelAI and Chargify, two software as a service (SaaS) companies that landed on San Antonio's list of fastest-growing companies in Texas as part of the first-ever Growjo Industry Awards last May. We recommend you keep watching these startups for news of more promising developments! Changes in our ecosystem since last year include an increase in the number of co-working spaces, more student entrepreneurial programs, more investor interest i...
San Antonio Women in Tech Who Can Speak at Your Next Event
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San Antonio Women in Tech Who Can Speak at Your Next Event

San Antonio has talented women working in many disciplines of interest to our growing tech industry. When it comes time to organizing your next tech panel or event, we hope you consult this list of over 130 San Antonio women who are at the top of their game and can add their voices to the discussion about the tech industry. Who are these women? Over 50 are founders or co-founders of tech or biotech companies in San Antonio. Many are entrepreneurs, software engineers, infosecurity and other cybersecurity professionals, data scientists, IT analysts, biotech professionals, tech-focused lawyers, marketers working in the tech industry, and other tech-focused experts who are a part of San Antonio's tech ecosystem. Luckily, we got a head start with the list of San Antonio Latinas in tech Am...
San Antonio Startups to Watch in 2019
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San Antonio Startups to Watch in 2019

In this inaugural compilation of companies to watch, we’ve highlighted 20 stories from Startups San Antonio’s first year of coverage to show the types of innovation one can find in San Antonio, Texas. You will discover entrepreneurs in bioscience and healthcare, cybersecurity, software as a service or SaaS, augmented and virtual reality, robotics, artificial intelligence, and startups working at the intersection of tech and social impact. These stories highlight groundbreaking approaches, powerful collaborations, and intriguing ideas that will shape the city’s startup ecosystem throughout 2019 and beyond. If you are interested in San Antonio’s community of innovators and want to know which companies to watch, you can start with our list below. These 20 companies are leveraging inn...