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Top 24 Tools & Resources for Successful Startups in 2018

If you want to find the best startup tools and resources for you and your team, you’ll LOVE this list. These are all tools we’ve used ourselves, or our community members have used and implemented into their day to day operations. These tools will cover; project management, marketing tools, productivity and much more. Let’s check

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7 SEO Tips for San Antonio Startups

As a startup, how valuable would it be to have 100s if not 1000s of targeted visitors coming to your site every single month, whether you paid for them or not? Those are new leads, those are phone calls, those are future customers who will make your startup’s vision stay afloat. That is the value

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San Antonio Startup Week Gears Up for Third Annual Event

This October, San Antonio Startup Week hosts their third annual event sponsored by 80/20 Foundation, Geekdom, USAA, and Trinity University. Startup Week is a free five-day celebration of all things entrepreneurship, open to the public and completely led by volunteers. By working hand-in-hand with startup advocates like Geekdom and the 80/20 Foundation, this event is

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The Benefits of Co-Working: Community Spotlight

Here at Geekdom, we’re big fans of co-working. Bringing together remote workers, entrepreneurs, and freelancers allow for members of our community to exchange ideas across disciplines. The unique configuration of co-working allows coders to work next to project managers and across from future CEOs. This mishmash of people creates the perfect environment to learn something

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5 Best Coffee Shops In Downtown San Antonio – Geekdom Picks

The coffee shop work session– a favorite of broke college students hammering out problem sets, struggling artists attempting to write the next great American novel, and those wanting to catch up on emails while sipping americanos. Whether you need help breaking through a tough case of writer’s block or are struggling to find a new

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Shifting into Drive: Geekdom Pre-Accelerator Announces the First Class

Last month, Geekdom announced the launch of its very own Pre-Accelerator program, designed to help organize, develop, and galvanize new startups into fully-developed business plans worthy of real investment. Well, after a review of applications and idea presentations, today is a red-letter day for Geekdom as the pre-accelerator, in partnership with Alamo Angels, announce the

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Beating the Grind: A Few Ways Entrepreneurs Destress At Geekdom

You’ve taken the tour, activated your FOB, signed in to our Slack channels–you’ve done it, you’re a Geekdom member! The Geekdom motto “Find your dream, build your team” may be short and sweet, but actually achieving it is anything but. There’s a copious amount of coffee, long days, some longer nights, and tough meetings ahead

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Calling All Entrepreneurs: 3DS is Here!

Google, Facebook, Uber, Favor—Where did they all begin? Before the money, before the TED talks, and before the success, every single major company, service, and smart app were all the same thing: An idea. Ideas are the true genesis of innovation. But how do they evolve from just an idea to a business plan? From

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Community Spotlight: MindLinx

There’s no question that mental health is a vital issue in today’s fast-paced America. As professionals work longer hours and take less vacations, mental stress and fatigue has led to a sharp decline in general mental health. Besides a social stigma that still exists with even confronting mental health issues, the process of finding someone

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Community Spotlight: Stephanie Young

Do you know who’s viewing your website? Do you know their hobbies? How about what they’re clicking on?  Want to know? Stephanie Young knows, and she wants to help you learn as well. Stephanie runs iNNOV8 Place, where websites of all kinds are offered to meet any budget, brand, or audience. They offer options that

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Community Spotlight: Samar Shah

Here at Geekdom, our community is a bustling group of entrepreneurs, start ups, and professionals from just about every industry out there. Every so often, we like to have one of our own come forward and give us some insight into their corner of business to help us better understand what they do. On this

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One for the Books: Geekdom’s 2017 in Review

Happy New Year everyone! 2017 is already over, can you believe it?! We here at Geekdom sure can’t. Like a snap of your fingers, this year went by at breakneck speed while startups, entrepreneurs, and even Geekdom itself took risks, created new innovative projects, and continued to fulfill the Geekdom philosophy of blossoming the SA

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2017 Tech Job Fair (Part Deux!!)

Back in April, Techstars, CodeUp, Geekdom, and other sponsors helped make the 2017 Tech Job Fair a major success–so much so, in fact, that there was immediate demand for a repeat performance! So, what better way to please our community (and our evolving ecosystem) than by giving them what they want? Just like the event

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Geekdom Guest Spot: Matthew Myers

As Geekdom grows, our community’s entrepreneurial reach has expanded beyond the US borders and has gone international! We have everything from established companies to brand new start-ups from across the globe who have set up shop right here in our building.  Nevertheless, immigration can be a very complicated process. To help give us some basics,

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Community Spotlight: Folo Media

It’s no secret that the Alamo city is in the starting phases of one of the largest population and industry booms of its 299-year history. People and businesses are looking to relocate here, while major companies like Hulu are looking to grow even larger in the Bexar area. And yet, while all signs seem to

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Community Update: Whitecloud Drones

Happy Tuesday everyone! This won’t be the normal community blog post as we have written about Adam and Wes at WhiteCloud Drones before, but we wanted to give everyone a quick update on their recent landmarks and show off some of their latest footage! The San Antonio Spurs Foundation was one of the first to

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2017 Start-Up Weekend

It’s officially the Summer season! That means it’s time to break out the BBQ, Clean out the pool, and shotgun an energy drink because it’s time for the 2017 Start-Up Weekend!! Starting June 2 at 6:30, participants will have a total of 54 hours to take an idea for a new start-up business from conception

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The 2017 San Antonio Tech Job Fair is Here!!

2016 was a big year for a lot of reasons. Within the halls of the Rand building, we’ve seen our community grow to include 1,400 community and office members. We also hit our fifth birthday, and we were proud to announce to the entire city that not only has the Geekdom experiment succeeded—it’s accelerating. In downtown

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