Residency Program

The Residency Program

What is it?

The CivTechSA Residency Program is a 16-week program where the City invites startups to solve civic challenges in an effort to foster collaboration and growth. A selection committee will choose three startups to embed inside of City Departments and collaborate closely with the City to build custom solutions for San Antonio.

Who is it for?

The CivTechSA Residency Program is an open invitation to companies as defined in the application. This means anyone who has a filed business entity (for-profit and non-profit) that thinks their company can provide an innovative solution to the City of San Antonio’s Residency challenges provided are welcome to apply!

How to register?

  1. Review Request for Competitive Sealed Proposals document
  2. Complete the vendor registration by registering at SAePS Vendor Registration
  3. After you have successfully registered, you will need to send an email to requesting to be added to the solicitation vendor distribution list
  4. After registering, view and complete the solicitation


Questions regarding registration may be submitted to the SAePS Hotline at: (210) 207-0118 or by email at:


Year 3 Civic Challenges

The City has identified civic issues and put them into a Civic Problem Bank. Through rigorous scoring, the City then chose 7 Civic Challenges for the Residency Program.

Selecting Teams

Startups apply for a 16-week Residency solve 7 Civic Challenges from the City Problem Bank. Companies have until March 25, 2019 to submit their proposals.

16-Week Residency

The selected startups will work closely with the City, Geekdom, and CivTechSA throughout the duration of the Residency Program in order to have access to a rich community of like-minded entrepreneurs and mentors, ensuring the solutions are well-developed and on target with City needs.

Pitching at Demo Day

At the end of the Residency, we’ll have a Demo Day to showcase the solutions the startups developed, highlighting all of their efforts, wherein the City departments will have the option to purchase the solutions.

Our Impact


Events Held
in Two Years


Event Attendees
in Two Years


City Depts Involved


Civic Challenges Solved

Year 2 Residents

Year 1 Residents

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