San Antonio’s emerging tech community now has a website, sanantoniotechdistrict.com, built by nonprofit tech advocacy group Tech Bloc, which maps out the places and businesses making up downtown’s Tech District.
A former strategist for the Trump campaign’s data team has purchased 0.75 acres of property on East Houston Street, across the street from the VelocityTX bioscience incubator on the near East Side, with a partner.
In December, UTSA began expanding its downtown presence with the construction of a six-story building on Dolorosa that will house its new School of Data Science and National Security Collaboration Center.
Weston Urban has submitted plans to the city to build a 32-story apartment tower with ground-floor retail a block from Geekdom and the Frost Tower.
Large kiosks are popping up on downtown sidewalks through a citywide program with Ohio-based IKE Smart City that launched two weeks ago.
As Geekdom, the coworking space in the Rand building on Houston Street, celebrates its seventh birthday tonight, it will also toast the creation of its entrepreneurial trade school called The District, which is scheduled to open in February.
San Antonio Startup Week—a five-day series of entrepreneurial and tech panels, mixers and workshops—is expected to draw 2,000 people to the city’s tech corridor of Houston Street beginning Monday.