Supporting the Community

46th Annual San Antonio API/SPE Golf Tournament

September 8-9, 2017

TechStar is proud to have been apart of the San Antonio chapters of the American Petroleum Institute and the Society of Petroleum Engineers 46th Annual Golf Tournament held at the Quarry Golf Club on September 8th and 9th . This event goes to benefit the SPE scholarship funds.

Hurricane Harvey Relief T-shirts

We would like to thank everyone for their outpouring of support and well wishes. It’s an honor to be part of such an amazing community that has pulled together so quickly to help everyone in need! There has never been a time more relevant than right now to show that together, we are all #palegoatstrong!

We initially developed this shirt to serve as an internal morale builder for our TechStar Family. The response was tremendous and so we decided to offer the shirt as a fundraiser to help those in need. 100% of the proceeds from this shirt sale will be distributed immediately to members of the TechStar family that have been seriously impacted by this disaster.

Just to name a few:

  • Eric Fontenot
  • Josh Longcor
  • Luke Vegas
  • Stephen Waldrop

We are evaluating additional needs on an individual basis and will distribute where needed, including local charities.

Together we are all #palegoatstrong!

To order this shirt, click here.

ETX Customer Appreciation Event

August 18-19, 2017: Longview, Texas

On behalf of Jason Ballard and TechStar, we’d like to thank all of our great customers who joined us for our customer appreciation event and fundraiser in Longview recently.  We had a great turnout out and are happy to announce that we raised over $2,800 with our silent auction.  All funds are being donated to the Joe Niekro Foundation for Aneurysm Research.  

The Joe Niekro Foundation(tm) (JNF) was established in 2007 and is headquartered in Scottsdale, AZ.  The foundation is committed to supporting patients and families, research, treatment and awareness of Brain Aneurysms, AVMs and Hemorrhagic Strokes.  They provide education on the risk factors, causes and treatments of these conditions,  while funding the advancement of neurological research.

Valero Ardmore Charity Barbecue

July 8-9, 2017: Ardmore, Oklahoma

TechStar is thrilled to have taken part in Valero’s 4th Annual Ardmore Charity BBQ Showdown as a Platinum Sponsor. All proceeds from this event went to the United Way of South Central Oklahoma.

United Way of Central Oklahoma currently has about 35 partner agencies that provide human service needs to children, adults, elderly, whole families and the whole community in Carter, Marshall, Murray, Johnston and Love counties.

Delek Refining: Tournament of Hope

May 9-11, 2017: Tyler, Texas

TechStar is very proud to have taken part in Delek Refining’s 5th Annual Tournament for Hope in Tyler, Texas. Together with their teammates, our very own Jason Ballard and Steven Anderson finished out the tournament in second place and scored a $1,000 donation for Youth for Agriculture.

The Delek Fund for Hope supports charities recommended by Delek’s leadership as well as by employees serving on benevolence committees in Arkansas, Tennessee, and Texas.

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