In mid-February of this year, I returned to San Antonio after working and living in Israel for sixteen months as a contractor for Rackspace.
Editor’s Note: San Antonio-based Alan Weinkrantz, is on assignment serving as a Brand Ambassador to Israel on behalf of the Rackspace Startups Program.
Last November, I boarded a United Airlines flight from San Antonio to Tel Aviv – something I had done 50 times over the last 22 years.
The month of October at The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts has offered a series of concerts through which I’ve lived and relived part of my own musical history.
If the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts came with a user manual, part of the instructions would include a directive to close your eyes for 15 to 20% of the performance you are about to experience.
Last night, Paul McCartney and his band of nearly 12 years performed a special concert at the new Tobin Center for the Performing Arts.
This is an open call for 10 San Antonio-based big thinkers to pitch me on your idea for a cloud-based company. If it’s based on OpenStack, you’ll get bonus points. I am not looking for business plans or code. I am looking for big ideas that would transform the world, make tons of money, and focus on advancing the State of The Cloud. From this process, I am hoping to create a few new startups – real gems that we could pitch for new funding at SXSW 2013’s Accelerator Program in March.
If logic prevailed, I would not have lived in San Antonio for the last 25 years.