San Antonio Startup Events for the Week of August 20, 2018

By Iris Gonzalez
Startup events in San Antonio this week on a laptop

Interested in San Antonio startup events? Here are some entrepreneurial events scheduled for this week in San Antonio of interest to those innovators working in tech, science, and engineering. 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

Legal Pitfalls to Avoid Presented by UTSA Small Business Development Center

This workshop is designed for both current and potential business owners. Learn about the major legal pitfalls small business owner’s encounter, and steps to take to avoid falling into the ‘trap’.  Rebecca Smith, attorney and counselor at law, will lead the presentation of the five major pitfalls business owners encounter and how to avoid them. Date and Time: Aug. 21, 2018, starts at 10:00 a.m.

How to Boost Your Google Rankings in 2018 & Beyond [A 7-Step SEO Checklist] Presented by Open Book SEO Founder, Cory Ames

Want to boost your rankings in Google in 2018 and beyond?  In this presentation, Cory Ames, Founder of Open Book SEO, will share with you his step by step SEO checklist to get your business’ website ranking for key terms in your industry. Date and Time: Aug. 21, 2018, starts at 11:30 a.m.

Alamo ISSA and ISACA Meeting- August 21st, 2018, Presented by Alamo ISSA

The meeting gives you the opportunity to earn 3 CPE’s toward your certifications. Network with other information security professionals in the area. Lunch is included with your ticket. Date and Time: Aug. 21, 2018, starts at 12:00 p.m.

A monthly round-table and networking meetup for women in the tech industry Presented by Women in Tech (“WIT”) Meetup

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. Date and Time: Aug. 21, 2018, starts at 6:00 p.m.

SHE ASKS: Help Me Find A Mentor presented by Hustle + Socialize Presented by Hustle + Socialize

SHE ASKS is an ongoing conversation about the challenges entrepreneurial women face while venturing the landscape of personal and professional development. These conversations will cover the dark parts of topics that most are afraid to speak candidly about, and for that reason the SHE ASKS series is curated specifically for H+S Conference attendees. Date and Time: Aug. 21, 2018, starts at 6:00 p.m.

1 Million Cups Presented by Launch SA

We’re helping to build our community one cup at a time. Every week two local entrepreneurs present their business ideas to an audience of fellow entrepreneurs, advisors and mentors via a six-minute, live presentation with audience feedback and questions. Date and Time: Aug. 22, 2018, starts at 9:00 a.m.

Marketing Roundtable: Social Media Marketing Best Practices Presented by Launch SA

Join us for a deep dive session into social media marketing best practices. In the session, we will learn how to build a search media content calendar, learn about tools to help us manage multiple social media accounts without having to be online all day, learn how best to respond to positive and negative comments on social media, and learn how to create engaging social media content. Date and Time: Aug. 22, 2018, starts at 10:30 a.m.

Security Engagement Series: Privacy and Risk Management Presented by CyberDEF Dojo

Is privacy dead? Are there things that we can still keep private in this connected environment? How much is our personal information worth, and how can we secure our privacy when every site is asking for data about ourselves? Privacy is the right to be let alone, or freedom from interference or intrusion. Date and Time: Aug. 22, 2018, starts at 6:30 p.m.

Creating Your Pitch Deck Workshop Presented by LiftFund

Creating a clear, compelling pitch deck is crucial at any stage of the fundraising process for a business owner.  As a founder, it’s your responsibility to use your pitch deck to highlight the most important aspects of your business and provide investors with the information they need to make an educated decision.    This is a two-hour interactive workshop, led by Iris Gonzalez, founder of Date and Time: Aug. 23, 2018, starts at 9:30 a.m.

San Antonio Women In Digital August Meetup Presented by San Antonio Women in Digital

This Meet-Up is for YOU our WID MEMBERS. Your official board will be introduced to you, and this is a time to have fun, connect, and cheers to the present and the future of bad-assery that is and has ensued already. Date and Time: Aug. 23, 2018, starts at 6:00 p.m.

San Antonio SCORE Business Plan Workshop Presented by Score San Antonio

Are you planning to start a new business or growing your current business? To be successful you’ll need a business plan. This workshop outlines the basic parts of each major section of a business plan which includes: The Business Description; The Marketing Plan; The Operations Plan; The Financial Plan; and The Executive Summary. Date and Time: Aug. 24, 2018, starts at 10:00 a.m.

Social Entrepreneur & Enterprise Coffee Meet & Greet Presented by Digital Marketing for Social Entrepreneurs & Enterprises

If you come, be prepared to chat about your goals, ambitions and challenges related to your social enterprise and as well how growth and marketing (digital specifically) fits into those visions. I hope this group turns into a Date and Time: Aug. 24, 2018, starts at 11:00 a.m.

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

The San Antonio Museum of Science and Technology is open to the public on Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. with guided tours available. Free admission, donations are greatly appreciated. Date and Time: Aug. 25, 2018, starts at 10:00 a.m.

Blockchain, DApp, & Crypto Round Table (New Time & Location) Presented by San Antonio Crypto (@Crypto8020)

What you will experience: Hands-on Strategic Structure and Opportunity Focused High-Quality Return on Your Time Spent.  Focus Groups Tailored to Your Interests Our intelligently organized gatherings and opportunity focused think tanks are around Blockchain, DApps, Crypto, Bitcoin, Altcoin, Technology Business Creation, Mining, Development and other appl Date and Time: Aug. 26, 2018, starts at 6:00 p.m.

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