Issue 76: People

Paid internships provide meaningful work-based learning opportunities for local students while strengthening San Antonio’s future workforce pipeline. SA Works, the workforce development team within SAEDF, is preparing to host its 6th annual summer internship program. The program connects San Antonio regional high school students with local employers offering paid internship opportunities in diverse industries. Following…

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Issue 76: Jobs

It’s a new quarter and greater:SATX is building on the strong momentum from recent projects that will add thousands of new jobs in the Greater San Antonio region. Our regional partners are central to the work we’re embarking on to change the trajectory of our growth in the coming years. My name is Tom Long…

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Skipcart Expands HQ in Downtown San Antonio

Skipcart, a fast-growing, venture-backed technology company started in Boerne, Texas, will remain in the region, expanding its corporate headquarters into downtown San Antonio. Skipcart is an on-demand delivery platform for grocers, retailers, and restaurants giving those businesses the ability to deliver to their customers in as little as 30 minutes. “At Skipcart, we empower restaurants…

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SafeRide Health Plans Downtown S.A. Expansion

SafeRide Health, a California-based healthcare tech company, plans to expand into Texas with a new operation in downtown San Antonio. Pending local incentive approvals, SafeRide plans on investing in their new downtown location and creating high-growth logistics and engineering jobs. “We look forward to joining the downtown San Antonio business community and working to improve…

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Issue 75: Investor Spotlight

This month, rather than highlight the work of one SAEDF investor, we’d like to share something a bit different. The show of community support for our new strategic direction has been overwhelming and we’re proud to share highlights from our incredible partners. San Antonio has always been an economy to watch. This strategic and targeted…

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Issue 75: President POV

By Jenna Saucedo-Herrera The time has come. Our strategic plan has launched and the only thing stronger than my motivation is my gratitude. SAEDF continues to receive tremendous support from the business community with new and increased investment of over $1M in the first quarter of 2021! That said, our work is just beginning. The…

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Matthews’ Saueressig Engineering Plans S.A. North American HQ

Matthews International Corporation (NASDAQ GSM: MATW) plans to develop the North American divisional headquarters for its Saueressig Engineering business on San Antonio’s east side. Pending local incentive approvals, the planned $9M investment would initially create 50 high-wage jobs to support a range of customers. “This is a significant first step for Matthews to invest and…

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