Community Partners


The Entrepreneurial World is an organization helping expand an Innovative Mindset in students by executing Experiential Learning on Leadership, Entrepreneurial skills, and Personal and Professional Development.

Geekdom – provides one year of free, shared office space for the winners of the competition.

80/20 Foundation – provides resources for the center’s operations and programs.

Velocity TX – provides in-kind business acceleration services to the winners of the competitions.


Texas Research and Technology Foundation & Texas Technology Development Center – founding sponsor of the 100K and Big Rowdy Idea Competition. Provides funding for prizes, mentoring and one-on-one coaching to CITE teams and helps them with fundraising, management and strategy.


The Whittington Group – provides PR and marketing services to winners of the competition.


San Antonio Technology Center – provides office space for the winners of the competition.


Strasburger & Price – provides in-kind services to the winners of the competition related to incorporation.


Humphries Medical Media – provides professional photography and video services to the winners of the competition.


Targeted Technology Fund – provides funding for the winner of the competition.


SA Tech Boosters – provides mentors for all of the teams participating in the competition every semester to help students with their business models and projects. It is a volunteer organization dedicated to helping technology-driven start-ups and entrepreneurs in the greater San Antonio area succeed.


San Antonio Economic Development CorporationThe San Antonio Economic Development Corporation (SAEDC) is a non-profit whose mission is to focus on creating jobs and promoting long-term economic growth specific to the San Antonio regional business ecosystem. The SAEDC seeks to help grow current businesses, create new start-up companies, and attract new business to the area.