Technology & Entrepreneurship

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Ryan Loyd / TPR News

There is no consensus from the City Council on the future of short-term rental regulations in San Antonio.


Paul Flahive | Texas Public Radio

San Antonio’s music industry generates an estimated $930 million in economic impact, according to a city study that came out last year.

UTSA professor Stan Renard saw that report, which drew data from music venues, bars, music education organizations and nonprofits, and said something was missing.

Brandon Watts http://bit.ly/1gXUTNn

Two companies — Kinetech and Reckon Point — will embed in San Antonio city departments to solve problems as part of CivTechSA.

Will You Subscribe To Your Next Car?

Apr 3, 2018

From Texas Standard:

If you are a millennial, you may be among those who value time over ownership, so you may not be interested in buying car. But what if you could get a car without having to buy it, all for a flat fee that includes insurance and maintenance?

There's a new route to car access emerging, and it doesn't involve ownership at all. Instead, you subscribe to a brand. And who's disrupting the auto industry?  Turns out it's the auto industry itself.

Airbnb hosts are making a lot of money this Final Four weekend. In a news release, the company said its hosts will reap $600,000 in bookings on the vacation and home-sharing platform.


Based on data from the state comptroller, that’s 45 percent of its average monthly receipts in just four days.

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