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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...
Renu Robotics Uses Crowdfunding to Scale Autonomous Robotic Tractors Company
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Renu Robotics Uses Crowdfunding to Scale Autonomous Robotic Tractors Company

Renu Robotics is crowdfunding its line of autonomous robotic tractors to provide maintenance at large-scale solar farms. The San Antonio startup is developing mowers that don’t need supervision to help solar power operations reduce their maintenance and labor costs. Wind and solar make up more than three-quarters of the electricity capacity coming online in the country this year, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) 2020 Annual Energy Forecast. Globally, wind and solar energy generation is expected to grow four to five times faster than every other source of power between now and 2050, this McKinsey study concluded. Company founders Michael Eyman and Tim Matus launched Renu Robotics in 2018 after they recognized the opportunity posed by the rapidly growing so...