San Antonio Startup Events for the Week of August 19, 2019

By Iris Gonzalez
Startup Grind with Howie Nestel

Interested in San Antonio startup events? Here are some entrepreneurial events this week in San Antonio of interest to innovators working in tech, science, and engineering, thanks to the San Antonio Business Calendar.

SABusinessCalendar.com co-founders Matthew Espinoza and Michael Espinoza provide a vital resource for San Antonio’s business community listing by compiling upcoming business events in San Antonio. The SA Business Calendar lists over 150 business events every week from different industry sectors. If you are interested in their full list of business events, sign up for the SA Business Calendar weekly events newsletter at www.sabusinesscalendar.com.

CyberTexas Job Fair | Join Us. Get Hired. Presented by ClearedJobs.Net

CYBERTEXAS JOB FAIR Cybersecurity professionals and students meet face-to-face with leading cybersecurity employers at the CyberTexas Job Fair Tuesday, August 20, from 11am – 3pm at the Durango Building at the UTSA downtown San Antonio campus. The free CyberTexas Job Fair is held in conjunction with the CyberTexas conference.  Date and Time: Aug 20th @ 11:00 AM 

Buy or Build It: SBA CDC/504 Loan Program Presented by SBA San Antonio District Office

504 Loan Structure 504 Loans are typically structured with SBA providing 40% of the total project costs, a participating lender covering up to 50% of the total project costs, and the borrower contributing10% of the project costs. Under certain circumstances, a borrower may be required to contribute up to 20% of the total project costs.  Date and Time: Aug 20th @ 11:30 AM 

Alamo ISSA Joint Quarterly Meeting with San Antonio ISACA – August 20th, 2019 Presented by Paul.Guido@alamo.issa.org

Please join us for great presentations, earning three CPE’s and lunch provided by Maggiano’s Little Italy. ISSA Joint Quarterly Meeting with San Antonio ISACA – August 20th, 2019 The quarterly meetings provide a great opportunity to network and learn the latest in security trends from industry experts. Benefits of attending Alamo ISSA Quarterly Meetings: Every Alamo ISSA Quarterly Meeting gives you the opportunity to earn 3 CPE’s toward your certifications. Date and Time: Aug 20th @ 12:00 PM 

A monthly round-table and networking meetup for women in the tech industry. Presented by Women in Tech SATX 👾 #womenintechsatx

Join us to plan the coming year of meetings and body of work. We usually tag-team the planning of topic and speakers for each meeting so our members all have an opportunity to participate in leading. One of my personal goals for the coming months is to collectively draft a short (one page?) position paper (including a practical checklist of action items) on how San Antonio companies can include and implement diversity in their organizations as a core value. Date and Time: Aug 20th @ 6:00 PM 

Boots to Business Reboot Presented by SBA

Boots to Business Reboot is a two-step training program that provides participants an overview of business ownership as a career vocation, an outline and knowledge on the components of a business plan, a practical exercise in opportunity recognition, and an introduction to available public and private sector resources. Date and Time: Aug 21st @ 8:30 AM 

1 Million Cups Presented by Launch SA

Every Wednesday from 9:15am to 10:15 am at 600 Soledad St. Based on the notion that entrepreneurs discover solutions and engage with their communities over a million cups of coffee, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation developed 1 Million Cups in 2012—a free program designed to educate, engage and inspire entrepreneurs around the country. Through the power of volunteers, 1 Million Cups has grown to more than 180 communities. Date and Time: Aug 21st @ 9:00 AM 

San Antonio SCORE Event – Leadership Development Presented by SCORE

Please join us for this interesting workshop on Leadership Development. Most supervisors get their employees to work at 60 to 65 percent of capacity — just enough to satisfy the job requirements. Leadership deals with the other 35 to 40 percent. A leader gets superior results from average people. Date and Time: Aug 21st @ 10:30 AM 

Phenomenal Women: Money Matters Presented by Maestro Entrepreneur Center

This program features three women entrepreneurs who are leaders sharing their knowledge and insights to inspire other female leaders in our community. Date and Time: Aug 21st @ 11:30 AM 

311SA Mobile App One Year Celebration Presented by CityFlag

You’re invited to the 311SA One Year Celebration! The 311SA Mobile App, launched in the city of San Antonio in August 2018, has created a boost in civic participation. More than 17,600 San Antonio residents have downloaded the 311SA app, submitting over 33,000 requests, with 90% of cases being resolved. Date and Time: Aug 21st @ 12:00 PM 

Datanut Networking and Happy Hour! Presented by SA Business Intelligence, Analytics & Data

Come join a community of like-minded individuals who have an interest in business analytics for an evening out on Wednesday, August 21 at ‘The Hoppy Monk’ (1010 N Loop 1604 E, San Antonio, TX 78232). Date and Time: Aug 21st @ 5:30 PM 

SALSSA Monthly Chapter Meeting Presented by San Antonio League of SQL Server Administrators (SALSSA)

Monthly chapter meeting, topics to be announced. Date and Time: Aug 21st @ 6:00 PM 

Startup Grind hosts Howie Nestel (Sharkmatic) Presented by Startup Grind

We’re back with another exciting fireside chat with Howie Nestel, founder and CEO of Sharkmatic! If you haven’t had a chance to meet Howie or listen to one of his talks, Howie is a great business leader here in San Antonio and we’re excited to ask him about his journey as a business owner! About Howie: Howie has been in marketing for more than 25 years and is the founder and President of Sharkmatic Advertising. Date and Time: Aug 21st @ 6:00 PM 

Bunker Brews San Antonio: You have the Right Stuff! Presented by Bunker Labs San Antonio

If you’re a veteran in any stage of the entrepreneurial process, this is the place for you! Date and Time: Aug 21st @ 6:30 PM 

Ultimaker Cura4.1 Presented by: San Antonio’s 3D Printers

Let’s Discuss the pros and cons of Cura4.1. Ultimaker’s new slicer. Date and Time: Aug 21st @ 7:00 PM 

YouTube meet up Presented by San Antonio YouTube Meetup

Hey, everyone, we will be having a meeting at Geekdom at 7:00 downstairs on the basement level in the classroom, hope to see you all there. Date and Time: Aug 21st @ 7:00 PM 

Air Force & Defense Innovation AMA Presented by Sam Riehn, Head of Business Development for Air Force LevelUP Program

Introduction to Air Force & DoD Innovation Opportunities for tech startups and an AMA with Air Force leaders in Cyber and SBIR Programs. …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Aug 22nd @ 3:00 PM 

Community Happy Hour Presented by The Impact Guild

You’ve asked, and we’re listening! We are constantly meeting fantastic and interesting people. And hearing people say they’d like a chance to connect with others around San Antonio who are passionate about engaging in the community. We’re excited to introduce Community Happy Hour, a gathering for those sparked by creating for the common good.  Date and Time: Aug 22nd @ 5:30 PM 

Society of Women Engineers Presented by Society of Women Engineers

Join us for Happy Hour as we meet and greet our newest officers at Blue Box at the Pearl!  Date and Time: Aug 22nd @ 6:00 PM 

Elastic – A Survey of Search Use Cases with a Sample Security-Centric Demo Presented by San Antonio Data Science

Come join us to get a survey of how companies and organizations leverage Elastic’s capabilities to solve lots of challenges: logs, security analytics, business metrics, alerting, anomaly detection, speed layers for data lakes, and yes application search! Having reviewed some of these use cases: we will take a look deeper into security analytics with demos for going outside the playbook to figure out the bad actor behavior, as well as identifying great machine learning jobs. Date and Time: Aug 22nd @ 6:30 PM 

Fourth Annual Coding Challenge Luau Presented by Gene Carangal

Come wear your favorite Hawaiian shirt and enjoy Hawaiian-inspired culinary delights at our Fourth Annual Coding Challenge Luau! We will have a fun coding competition with 5 challenges (of varying complexity) with points awarded for the completion of each one. Highest score wins. Any scripting language can be used.  Date and Time: Aug 22nd @ 6:30 PM 

Bourbon and Brewz “Mega” Military/Veteran Mixer Presented by Military Transition Network

More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Aug 22nd @ 6:45 PM 

Freelancers’ Coffee Club Presented by Key Coworking

Come network with other freelancers and discuss relevant topics. Free coffee is provided for the event. …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Aug 23rd @ 9:00 AM 

Start Smart Presented by The UTSA Small Business Development Center

Are you ready to turn your business idea into reality? Come to this workshop and have all your questions answered! The SBDC business advisors will present the basics of starting a new business and help answer your start-up questions. If you are considering opening a small business, you want to START SMART!  Date and Time: Aug 23rd @ 11:00 AM 

SA Bitcoin and Crypto Traders Presented by San Antonio Bitcoin and Crypto

Hello Traders, First, our meetup takes place at the Starbucks in Castle Hills – West Ave. on the 4th or last Sunday of every month and we look forward to meeting with you. Members should familiarize themselves with “TOKEN-BASED 2nd-Factor-Authorization” and “Cold-Storage” methods of cryptocurrency custodianship. Date and Time: Aug 25th @ 2:00 PM 

SAMSAT Saturdays – Open to the public Presented by Port San Antonio

The San Antonio Museum of Science and Technology (SAMSAT) is open to the public on Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. with guided tours available. Enjoy the STEM demonstrations, Robotics Clubs USA-provided workshops, and a makers market in the parking lot once a month. Free admission, donations are appreciated. Date and Time:  August 24, starts at 10:00 a.m.

Featured image highlights Startup Grind with Howie Nestel on August 21. 

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