Tags : economic development

The Houston Street Hub: The Next 5 Years of SA’s

In 2012, Rackspace chairman Graham Weston told Fast Company he would measure the success of San Antonio’s new tech ecosystem ten years after the launch of Geekdom, a coworking space where entrepreneurs could do more than just park themselves at a desk. They could collaborate with other businesses going through the same kinds of growing […]Read More

The Changing Of The Guard: San Antonio’s Economic Development Future

Photography by Jonathan Garza “In 5 to 10 years, you will not recognize the San Antonio you are experiencing today.” Jenna Saucedo-Herrera made no effort to hide her enthusiasm for San Antonio’s future at an Enlightened Speaker Series event in San Antonio in December. The 30-year-old Saucedo-Herrera has been the president and CEO of the […]Read More

How Does North Texas Keep Winning at Economic Development?

With relocations and expansions of State Farm Insurance, Liberty Mutual, Toyota, Amazon, Borden’s, Mary Kay, General Motors and Mission Foods, North Texas can easily be called an “economic powerhouse.” And some of the Metroplex’s large suburban communities lead the way. How do they do it? A recent Enlightened Speakers’ Series event brought together three economic […]Read More

The 50 Year Water Plan

By Kathleen Jackson Water challenges in Texas result from the shifting dynamics of our state. An expanding population, varied economic interests, and ongoing drought all affect the way we use water right now. The goal of the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) is to embrace our unique opportunity to resolve these challenges with affordable and […]Read More

Hamburg to Austin: Accelerating at SXSW

Austin is the Live Music Capital of the World. But, for people with tinnitus, often called “ringing in the ears,” that music isn’t so enjoyable. Enter Tinnitracks, a company based in Hamburg, Germany, that uses music to treat tinnitus. Tinnitracks is the only German startup to achieve Accelerator status at Austin’s South By Southwest (SXSW) […]Read More