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Rackspace’s tech academy to accept GI Bill benefits

02-14-2019:
Academy serves to bolster the entry-level pipeline of talent, particularly computer system administrators versed in Linux.
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SA tech startup aims to streamline property assessment appeals

02-13-2019:
Voce Ventures Inc. develops software that tracks and organizes commercial property appraisal protests and plans to add personal property appraisals.
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San Antonio Tech and Startup Trends

02-12-2019:
Cybertalk Radio visits with Iris Gonzalez, Startups San Antonio Founder, to discuss tech trends and Startups San Antonio’s new book on local innovative companies.
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SA to DC leaders goals in cybersecurity, aerospace, military

02-08-2019:
More than 180 local executives and civic leaders visited Washington D.C. to lobby for increased investment in San Antonio.
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Growth for SA-based Inflow Driven by Innovative Cybersecurity Services for National Security

02-06-2019:
Local startup performs top secret classified work.
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SwRI supports joint industry program to verify drilling sensors and systems

02-04-2019:
Institute part of joint industry program to verify and validate oil and gas drilling sensor systems.
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VIA METROPOLITAN TRANSIT INVITES CONTESTANTS TO ENTER VIA GOCODESA CODEATHON

01-25-2019:
The event brings together the area’s best coders, designers, and tech experts and challenges them to develop innovative transit solutions.
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EXPANSION PLANS UNDERWAY AT SAN ANTONIO TECHNOLOGY CENTER

01-25-2019:
Facility features an on-site data center and a broadband internet hub that helps foster local startups.
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SA REAL ESTATE TECH STARTUP LOOKS TO SCALE NATIONWIDE

01-24-2019:
Brokerage Engine, Inc. sells software to brokerages for back-end accounting and for front-end real estate listing.
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WASHINGTON, D.C.-AREA COMPANY LEANS TOWARD CYBERSECURITY HUB IN SA

01-23-2019:
LGS Innovations develops communications products and does research and development for government agencies.
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SA BIOTECH COMPANY GAITIQ SPOTS EARLY SIGNS OF ALZHEIMER’S IN YOUR WALK

01-23-2019:
Technology leverages machine vision, AI and big data analytics to evaluate subtle changes in a person’s gait that have been linked to dementia.
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LEADING CYBERSECURITY EXECUTIVE JOINS PORT TEAM

01-22-2019:
Will Garrett draws from wide-ranging industry experience to support top cyber operations and their growth at the Port and in the region.
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DEARDUCK MAKES IT EASIER TO BUY FOR OTHERS

01-22-2019:
Company uses a software as a service (SaaS) recommendation platform to help customers make informed purchases.
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SA HEALTH CARE STARTUP BACKED BY DOCTORS SEES TECH FUTURE

01-22-2019:
Wellvana San Antonio LLC is a network of about 350 local doctors who have connected their electronic medical records.
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GEEKDOM CO-WORKING SPACE OPENS SIX-WEEK ENTREPRENEURSHIP SCHOOL

01-22-2019:
Curriculum will focus on understanding business models and customer validation.
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CYBER TALK RADIO: STUDENTS + STARTUPS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM EXPANSION

01-22-2019:
Dr. Luis Martinez of Trinity University and Alexandra Frey of the 80/20 Foundation discuss the recent expansion of the Students + Startups internship program.
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LOCAL TECH COMPANY BUYS STAKE IN LATIN AMERICAN BUSINESS FOR EXPANSION

01-22-2019:
Digerati Technologies Inc. positions itself to become a leading provider with cross-border solutions.
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SWRI ENGINEERS CREATE DECISION-MAKING TOOL FOR OIL SPILL CLEAN-UP

01-21-2019:
A team at Southwest Research Institute has created an interactive decision tree aimed at finding the best solution for specific oil spill scenarios.
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SAN ANTONIO RESEARCHER MAKES DISCOVERY THAT COULD LEAD TO EBOLA TREATMENT

01-19-2019:
Research results considered a "turning point" for understanding how replication of Ebola is modulated.
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NEW SAN ANTONIO MANUFACTURER WINS $8.5M DEFENSE PACT

01-17-2019:
Alamo Strategic Manufacturing awarded contract to produce protective gear for the military.
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David Monroe - the San Antonian Who Invented the Cellphone Camera

01-17-2019:
Monroe is the founder of the San Antonio Museum of Science and Technology (SAMSAT), located at Port San Antonio.
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SA-based Firm Grows As Companies Need More Flexible Billing

01-16-2019:
Chargify offers recurring billing and subscription management for B2B SaaS clients.
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$40M available for start-ups, small businesses through Air Force Pitch Day

01-15-2019:
The Air Force is calling for submissions from start-ups and small businesses as part of a larger rapid contracting effort.
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Cyber Talk Radio: SAISD’s Cyber P-Tech High School

01-15-2019:
Guest Ashlyn Barrientes discusses San Antonio ISD’s launch of Cyber P-TECH, a cyber-focused high school.
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SA technology company makes deal to get into internet of things

01-15-2019:
TechSage Solutions’ new partnership with Monitur Corp. will bring "internet of things" technology services to the local company’s customers.
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HUMAN DRUG TRIAL IN SAN ANTONIO OFFERS HOPE TO THOSE WITH AGE-RELATED DISEASES

01-11-2019:
A first-in-human trial of a medicine that may help treat diseases such as Alzheimer’s has shown promise.
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PATENTS AWARDED TO SA COMPANIES INCREASED IN 2018

01-11-2019:
More patents were awarded in 2018 than during the previous year, offering insight into technology developed in the region.
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SA-based cyber firm grades clients’ network security

01-11-2019:
Digital Defense has branched out in recent years to offer dark web scanning for potentially sensitive data.
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BLOOMBERG GIVES SAN ANTONIO $2.5M FOR GREEN INITIATIVES

01-11-2019:
San Antonio is one of five cities to receive up to $2.5 million in aid from former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
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DEE HOWARD FOUNDATION TO INDUCT AVIATION & AEROSPACE HALL OF FAMERS

01-11-2019:
Presentation of awards and reception to take place April 4, 2019.
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SAN ANTONIO SCOOTER COMPANY RAISES ANOTHER $5M FOR EXPANSION

01-11-2019:
Blue Duck Scooters has nearly 50 employees and plans to hire about 500 more.
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TRINITY UNIVERSITY STUDENTS LAUNCH SMART PILL BOTTLE FOR CLINICAL TRIALS

01-07-2019:
Internet-connected pill bottle gives clinical trial researchers the ability to track a patient remotely.
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FIRST-IN-HUMAN TRIAL OF SENOLYTIC DRUGS ENCOURAGING

01-07-2019:
Researchers have published results on the treatment of a deadly age-related disease in human patients with drugs called senolytics.
Read more on uthscsa.edu

HOW A SAN ANTONIO PHYSICIAN WENT FROM A SPY PLANE TO OLIFANT MEDICAL

01-03-2019:
Medical startup focuses on more efficient intubation technique.
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SAN ANTONIO’S ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTER FOCUSES ON CARE AND RESEARCH

01-02-2019:
Dr. Henrich, of UT Health San Antonio, recently discussed the economic benefits of academic medical centers.
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CYBER TALK RADIO: ELECTRIC SCOOTER BOOM WITH BLUE DUCK

01-02-2019:
Blue Duck Scooter CEO Eric Bell discusses the rise of electric scooters and the tech/security challenges of maintaining the scooters.
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SAN ANTONIO BUSINESSES, RESEARCHERS PUT ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TO WORK

01-02-2019:
AI utilization by local businesses has seen a recent increase.
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ROBOTICS SOFTWARE STARTUP LOOKS TO EXPAND IN SAN ANTONIO

12-31-2018:
Plus One Robotics is working to integrate its technology into the warehouses of logistics companies.
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SA CYBERSECURITY COMPANY HELPS BUSINESSES PHISH THEIR EMPLOYEES

12-24-2018:
San Antonio-based Inspired eLearning Inc. now has ways for employers to test whether workers are paying attention.
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GIANT ROBOT MOVES SAN ANTONIO STUDENTS INTO CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

12-21-2018:
Machine helps students earn industry-recognized certifications in safety and advanced manufacturing.
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VELOCITYTX INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR BRINGS INNOVATIONS TO SAN ANTONIO

12-12-2018:
Six Latin American startups have settled in San Antonio after completing a three-month-long VelocityTX accelerator program.
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PROGRAM OFFERING FREE IT TRAINING FOR INJURED VETERANS COMES TO SAN ANTONIO

12-11-2018:
Free programs will provide education and aim to bridge the gap in available information technology employees.
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SA TELECOM BUSINESS ACQUIRES FRENCH TECH COMPANY

12-11-2018:
As a result of its acquisition, Globalgig expects to expand the functionality of its SIM and device management software.
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BOEING TO DOUBLE ITS LABOR FORCE IN SAN ANTONIO

12-10-2018:
Company seeking workers as it continues to expand.
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SAN ANTONIO SEEKS TO BE KNOWN AS SILICON VALLEY OF MILITARY MEDICINE

12-10-2018:
Area researchers and entrepreneurs believe there is an opportunity to bring more military medical technology to the commercial market.
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SWRI SOLAR ACTIVITY RESEARCH PROVIDES INSIGHT INTO SUN’S PAST, FUTURE

12-10-2018:
This work is critical to understanding the Sun’s past and future as well as whether solar activity plays a role in climate change.
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RESEARCHER DISCUSSES URGENT NEED FOR A NEW TB VACCINE

12-10-2018:
Dr Varun Dwivedi, of Texas Biomedical Research Institute discusses his research on the role of IL-10 in Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection.
Read more on consultant360.com

PROJECT QUEST CYBERSECURITY APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM FIRST IN TEXAS

12-07-2018:
Program matches San Antonio-area residents to career-track training programs.
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TINY MOLECULE HAS BIG EFFECT IN CHILDHOOD BRAIN TUMOR STUDIES

12-06-2018:
New study at UT Health San Antonio found a molecule that can kill medulloblastoma, the most common childhood brain cancer.
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SAN ANTONIO TO GET NEW ORGAN SHARING HQ

12-06-2018:
Texas Organ Sharing Alliance to develop new headquarters in the South Texas Medical Center that will include a 6,000-SF event and educational center.
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