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What changed in San Antonio’s innovation ecosystem in 2022?
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What changed in San Antonio’s innovation ecosystem in 2022?

What a difference a year makes. The San Antonio Startup Ecosystem Map represents a somewhat sequential startup life cycle. This macro-level graphic lists local entrepreneurial resources available in San Antonio throughout a founder’s journey, from a student interested in starting a company to a CEO looking for investment to scale operations.Compared with our first map version (which showed the startup resources in San Antonio from February to November 2018), San Antonio has since added many programs, organizations, and stakeholders supporting local startup activity.Many date Geekdom’s 2011 opening as the start of San Antonio’s downtown tech scene. These efforts at building programs and mentoring resources for startups continue to this day.How long does it take to create a s...
Wrapping up 2020: How Did San Antonio’s Startup Ecosystem Change?
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Wrapping up 2020: How Did San Antonio’s Startup Ecosystem Change?

San Antonio's entrepreneurial ecosystem has evolved in 2020, but our predictions at the end of 2019 certainly didn't account for a global pandemic.What has changed in San Antonio's startup ecosystem since the beginning of 2020?We've been tracking San Antonio's startup landscape to maintain the San Antonio Startup Ecosystem Map (an entrepreneurial 'life cycle' graphic listing local resources for those interested in the startup life) since our first map version (February to November 2018). We noted five significant trends emerging in San Antonio over the past year. 1. There's venture funding for San Antonio startups "Startups end the year in a surprising deal frenzy."It's the fitting headline of a December New York Times article on startup investing trends. Investors ...