(TNS) — San Antonio technology companies have raised $600,000 to create a new incubator program to mentor young cybersecurity companies with management advice, help finding funding.
CyberSecurity San Antonio, an industry-driven program sponsored by the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, announced Thursday the new Build Sec Foundry, located at the Geekdom co-working space in the growing tech district downtown.
“The goal is to create a cohesive ecosystem out of many parts that already exist here in San Antonio that can very effectively support a company’s growth, maturation and go to market strategy,” Will Garrett, the director of CyberSecurity San Antonio and a member of the managing team of Build Sec, said before the announcement.
Garrett said the incubator will take advantage of the city’s “strong cybersecurity ecosystem” to help startup companies make new products and technology for the industry.
The San Antonio area is the largest hub for federal cybersecurity