Joshua Baer, founder of Capital Factory is bullish on Texas.
He wrote the Texas Startup Manifesto last year and has worked diligently since then to bring Texas’ major cities together: Austin, San Antonio, Houston, and Dallas.
The goal is to create a statewide strong and supportive ecosystem for startup companies and entrepreneurs looking to create the next Whole Foods or Dell Technologies.
On Friday, Baer took his presentation to the stage at South by Southwest and presented a slideshow and talk on why Texas is the nation’s second-largest economy, behind California, and it’s growing stronger every year. Read more on Silicon Hills >
By David Holley
San Antonio—Alamo Angels: It’s the new name of the San Antonio Angel Network, the group that started last year in its namesake city last year to invest in technology and life science startups. Read more on Xconomy >
By David Holley
San Antonio—Six months after the launch of San Antonio’s first angel network, the city is playing host to a statewide summit on angel investing Friday to help members of the network gain insight from other angel investors across Texas. Read more on Xconomy >
By Kristen Mosbrucker
The San Antonio Angel Network, a fledgling investor group here, continues to lay its groundwork, while the biggest player in the Texas angel investor network sets its sights in a new direction that could affect the local organization’s course. Read more on San Antonio Business Journal >
By Shari Biediger
When Chris Burney graduated from Alamo Heights High School in 2002 and went off to college at Duke University, to jobs in New York, and to business school, he didn’t look back. But a homegrown tech company – Rackspace – caught his eye in 2012, and four years later, he’s embarking on a new role to help grow other San Antonio and South Texas startups.
As the newly named executive director of the San Antonio Angel Network– Read more on Rivard Report >