3 Day Startup: Geeking Out on Cybersecurity Pitches

High up on the 11th floor of the Weston Centre this past weekend, enthusiastic, savvy cyber entrepreneurs honed their business models and pitches, while industry insiders mentored and molded their concepts toward more scalable futures. Geekdom‘s 11th floor residents have recently moved to new quarters a block away in the Rand building, but the floor still serves as home base for the 3 Day Startup (3DS) weekend…

The View from Geekdom: Future of Green Tech Startups Looks Promising

More than 40 environmentally minded entrepreneurs attended 3 Day Startup (3DS) Green Tech this weekend at Geekdom in downtown San Antonio. The first 3DS of its kind, Green Tech focused exclusively on startup business models based on sustainability, renewable energy, and resource conservation. These entrepreneurs went through a highly selective interviewing process to participate in the program – they had to demonstrate a strong desire to create or work for green tech companies. The basic premise of 3DS is that teams have three days to create a technological service/product to pitch to investors on the final day…

Case Study: 3 Day Startup Brings Innovative Approach to San Antonio’s Performing Arts Organizations

3 Day Startup (3DS) partnered with the 80/20 Foundation and Geekdom to host the first-ever 3 Day Startup for the Performing Arts. The program introduced San Antonio’s performing arts organizations to lean start up techniques and intraprenuerial thinking. The results were powerful insights into ways to better engage audiences and the community in their work, while simultaneously generating new sources of earned revenue and improving sustainability…

San Antonio Arts Groups Develop “Big Ideas” At Geekdom Workshop

The halls of Geekdom are normally filled with techies workshopping the next killer app or the next innovation in cloud computing. But this weekend there was a different type of brain storm at the downtown offices. Asia Ciaravino, president of the San Antonio Playhouse, stood in front of a computer project screen as she pitched their big idea to expert entrepreneurs…

Graham Weston’s 80/20 Foundation Will Sponsor Mobile Farmers Market Truck

Look for a brand new food truck to hit the streets early next year. But unlike other mobile kitchens, this particular truck will be sponsored by Graham Weston’s (Rackspace co-founder and chairman) 80/20 Foundation and will provide fresh produce from local farmers to downtown SA and surrounding areas…

Reimagining the MBA: St. Mary’s University, 3 Day Startup, and Social Entrepreneurship

San Antonio is a city bursting at the seams with institutions of higher education. With well over a dozen universities, colleges and branches inside the metropolitan area, the need for specialization, creativity, and adaptability becomes self-evident…

With WeWalk, Young Entrepreneur Hopes to Inspire Childhood Health

When Estrella Hernandez sat in her sixth-grade health class to watch Morgan Spurlock’s 2004 documentary “Supersize Me,” she had no idea the inspiration from that film would take her from a middle school classroom to national spotlight in a span of two years. Inspired by both the documentary and a family history of diabetes complications, she felt she had to do something to help others prevent childhood diabetes and obesity…

The View from Geekdom: Future of Green Tech Startups Looks Promising

More than 40 environmentally minded entrepreneurs attended 3 Day Startup (3DS) Green Tech this weekend at Geekdom in downtown San Antonio. The first 3DS of its kind, Green Tech focused exclusively on startup business models based on sustainability, renewable energy, and resource conservation.

3 Day Startup: Geeking Out on Cybersecurity Pitches

High up on the 11th floor of the Weston Centre this past weekend, enthusiastic, savvy cyber entrepreneurs honed their business models and pitches, while industry insiders mentored and molded their concepts toward more scalable futures.

Case Study: 3 Day Startup Brings Innovative Approach to San Antonio’s Performing Arts Organizations

3 Day Startup (3DS) partnered with the 80/20 Foundation and Geekdom to host the first-ever 3 Day Startup for the Performing Arts. The program introduced San Antonio’s performing arts organizations to lean start up techniques and intraprenuerial thinking.