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7 Startups Join VelocityTX Inaugural Bioscience Accelerator Cohort
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7 Startups Join VelocityTX Inaugural Bioscience Accelerator Cohort

VelocityTX announced the bioscience startups that will participate in its inaugural BioGlobal Accelerator. A selection panel chose seven international and local early-stage bioscience companies from over 140 applicants to participate in the 16-week accelerator program. VelocityTX, a subsidiary of the Texas Research & Technology Foundation (TRTF), strives to support the development of early-stage life science and technology companies in San Antonio. The new BioGlobal Accelerator is designed to help local, national, and international companies with innovative, scalable business ideas accelerate the launch of their business, VelocityTX vice president for global development David Fonseca said. The program will run from July to October 2021. A panel of local industry experts from bios...
Looking for a Co-Working Space in San Antonio? Here’s the Definitive List
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Looking for a Co-Working Space in San Antonio? Here’s the Definitive List

People in San Antonio are regaining interest in co-working spaces. The number of readers searching our Resources Guide specifically looking for co-working spaces has been steadily increasing since the beginning of 2021. Startups and smaller businesses are also looking for flexible leasing options, especially as more people are vaccinated (and tired of working from home). Co-working spaces have adapted for the most part by implementing sanitation protocols, crowd control strategies, and new layouts to meet the growing demand for co-working. If you're not ready to sign an expensive, long-term lease, you can find a co-working space in San Antonio that will suit your needs for location, access, budget, benefits, and vibe. And it's not just a desk in a common area anymore. San Antonio ...
What’s Changed in Co-Working Spaces? How San Antonio is Adapting to the Pandemic
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What’s Changed in Co-Working Spaces? How San Antonio is Adapting to the Pandemic

The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic changed how we use co-working spaces. At first, we stayed home and worked in our sweatpants. But as the months wore on, the desire for a quiet, uncrowded workspace is driving the transformation of co-working spaces. One-way hallways, fewer desks in common areas, measures to limit how many can access spaces, and clear plastic screens to guard against airborne viruses are becoming office standards as more are seeking out co-working spaces again, say experts who predict trends in co-working. It's no longer about the growing number of new co-working places but rather, the quality of these spaces as they evolve to meet public health demands. In San Antonio, we lost several co-working spaces in 2020, including Annex Co-Working, The Garage, the Boerne-based Co...
Need Co-Working Space in San Antonio? Check Out Our List
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Need Co-Working Space in San Antonio? Check Out Our List

Co-working spaces are adapting new sanitation, floor layout strategies, even free testing for members in order to create safe environments for startups and smaller businesses. If you're not ready to sign an expensive, long-term lease, you can find a co-working space in San Antonio that will suit your needs for location, access, budget, benefits, and vibe. Many co-working spaces offer additional benefits such as conference meeting spaces, mailboxes, and (mostly virtual) workshops. The rise in San Antonio over the past couple of years of specialized spaces for other industries means founders can now rent space in commercial kitchens, film and video studios, leasable bioscience wet labs and manufacturing facilities, and maker spaces across San Antonio. Check the website for each ...
VelocityTX Launches Bioscience Accelerator Program, Co-Working Space
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VelocityTX Launches Bioscience Accelerator Program, Co-Working Space

The innovation hub taking root on San Antonio's Eastside has launched an accelerator program for bioscience startups. VelocityTX is accepting applications for its new BioGlobal Accelerator, a 16-week accelerator program for early-stage bioscience companies. VelocityTX's mission is to support the development of more early-stage life science and technology companies in San Antonio. Its BioGlobal Accelerator is designed to help local, national, and international companies with innovative, scalable business ideas accelerate the launch of their business. The program will run from February to June 2021. A panel of 42 local industry experts from bioscience and healthcare sectors will facilitate the 21 planned modules over four months. The curriculum plan includes modules spanning concept an...