Preaching the Texas Startup Manifesto at SXSW

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 >

San Antonio Angel Network: A Startup that Helps Startups

San Antonio Angel Network: A Startup that Helps Startups

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 >