Investor Spotlight: San Antonio for Growth on the Eastside (SAGE)

SAGE champions investments that improve the quality of life for individuals, families, neighborhoods and businesses on San Antonio’s Eastside. A new investor to greater:SATX in 2022, SAGE’s key programs include Back Office Support, helping small businesses secure over $9.25M in revenue and Grant Making focused on elevating eastside businesses. greater:SATX visited with Robert Melvin, CEO…

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Building Something Greater

The pipeline of companies that greater:SATX is actively working with to relocate or expand in the San Antonio region is growing, surpassing pre-pandemic levels. Axios recently highlighted our region’s strong tech worker in-migration in a recent newsletter, citing a 24% change in San Antonio’s tech workforce migration. This was the third-highest percent change in tech…

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SATX 360: April 2022

April 2022: Spring Has Sprung President POV Spring is a time of renewal and growth. It’s a time to reset at home, at work, and in life. After the last two years, it feels like we can finally breathe it all in again. We’re starting to look ahead with certainty, and in the San Antonio…

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SATX 360: March 2022

President POV I catch myself often referring to the business community as a living entity. “This is how the business community feels,” or “how would that impact the business community”. In fact, I’ve caught myself often saying that our business community has gone All In on our region’s economic development. But what does that really mean?  The…

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Investor Spotlight: Vaco

Vaco DEI Commitment

Vaco, a premier San Antonio-based staffing and recruiting firm is leading the industry as the pandemic has made major shifts in how we work. With an emphasis on technology and security, read the interview below to learn how they adapt to changing workforce trends. Tell us a little bit about Vaco and your work across…

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Trends in San Antonio Development

By: Sarah Carabias Rush, Chief Economic Development Officer Unforgettable; this is the one word capturing my first few months here in the greater San Antonio region.   From the community’s warm welcome to working first-hand in this red hot real estate market, it’s clear why this dynamic community with deep Texas roots is blooming. The momentum…

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Contour Ridge Invests in Indianapolis-Based TrendyMinds

Private equity firm Contour Ridge, headquartered in San Antonio, announced today an 8-figure investment in fast-growing digital marketing agency TrendyMinds. With the Contour Ridge investment, TrendyMinds will accelerate its focus on amassing top talent and expanding capabilities — through both hiring and the acquisition of leading-edge companies that offer complementary services. “We are thrilled to…

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SATX 360: February 2022

President’s POV What a way to start 2022! Just last week, we announced that DeLorean has chosen San Antonio as its new global headquarters for its electric vehicle enterprise. The iconic automotive brand will create more than 450 jobs in executive, management, and engineering roles for San Antonians. Target industry, high-wage jobs, headquarters – this…

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Issue 77: An Even Greater Future

greater:SATX and the San Antonio Skyline

Welcome back! We look forward to bringing the greater:SATX newsletter to your inbox monthly. In 2021, our organization went through significant change to better serve the Greater SATX region. With a new name and evolved regional scope, be on the lookout for communications from greater:SATX for our latest and greatest economic development updates.   President…

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Issue 76: President POV

By Jenna Saucedo-Herrera When SAEDF launched its regional strategy, All In SATX, we received a lot of attention. Our bold fundraising goal naturally grabbed the headlines, and I thought it was an appropriate time to dive deeper into our work and how we’re putting the strategy into action. SAEDF exists to bring quality jobs to…

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