Join the 2nd Annual Venture Challenge Awards Ceremony! The Awards Ceremony will feature the Venture Challenge finalists, 90-second pitches, and an Audience Choice Award (half of your ticket will sweeten this pot). We will award $40,000 in seed funding, and wrap up the evening with a lively reception to include networking, tapas, and more. Agenda
Written by JamiAlise on Feb 22 2017 - 4:15pm
Are you working on a start-up business plan or planning to expand your existing business? Learn how you can use free library databases to perform market research, review and compile community demographics, and conduct other important searches that can help you with your entrepreneurial research needs.
Written by JamiAlise on Feb 20 2017 - 12:34am
Interested incoming 9th-graders and their parents are invited to find out more about this specialized school to focus on preparing students for careers in technology and business and entrepreneurism and more. CAST Tech, located in San Antonio’s Tech District, is set to open in August to students from throughout Bexar County.
Written by Texas Tribune on Dec 7 2016 - 5:08pm
by Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune Dec. 6, 2016 Editor's note: This story was updated with a comment from Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick's office. With the legislative session just weeks ahead, the Texas business community is digging in its heels in opposition to Texas Republicans’ anti-LGBT proposals, warning they could have dire consequences on the state’s economy.
Written by JamiAlise on Oct 14 2016 - 3:10pm
Join us at the 2016 State of the County luncheon featuring Bexar County Judge Nelson W. Wolff. Judge Wolff will touch on business, education and innovation, with a focus on Bexar County’s emerging tech and cybersecurity industries. This event is a great opportunity for business and community leaders to connect with Judge Wolff and discuss relevant issues affecting their businesses, community and quality of life.
Written by Rudy Arispe on Aug 15 2016 - 9:59am
Goodwill Industries of San Antonio has opened its Computer Works store at 13311 San Pedro Ave. at Highway 281 and Bitters Road.
Written by J.T. on Apr 11 2016 - 5:48pm
U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-San Antonio) visited the campus of the University of Texas at San Antonio to talk to students about the importance of relations between the United States and Japan. Castro, founding co-chair of the House U.S.-Japan Caucus and member of the House Foreign Affairs and Armed Services Committees, talked about Japan not only as an economic superpower, but also as a valuable trade partner. The March 31 event was sponsored by the UTSA East Asia Institute.
Written by stmarysu on Apr 1 2015 - 9:57am
St. Mary’s University, the first institution of higher education in Texas to achieve Fair Trade University status, will celebrate with Fair Trade Day April 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The campus community is invited for free fair trade coffee, mugs and chocolate on the patio outside the Blume Library.
Written by BethanyEast PR on Nov 25 2014 - 7:29am
The new Trade and Investment Strategy is the culmination of two years of research and analysis by San Antonio as part of the Brookings Institution’s Global Cities Initiative (GCI). The GCI is a five-year partnership between Brookings and JPMorgan Chase to assist leaders in U.S. metropolitan areas reorient and strengthen their regional economies toward greater engagement and competitiveness in the global marketplace.