San Antonio Startup Events for the Week of August 27, 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

San Antonio Open Coffee Club! Let’s talk Tech/Startups Presented by San Antonio Open Coffee Club

What’s Open Coffee Club? The concept is simple. Start your day off talking tech, entrepreneurship, innovation, and more with people who are just as interested and passionate about it as you! Date and Time: Aug. 28, 2018, starts at 8:00 a.m.

Google Advertising: AdWords vs Adwords Express Presented by LiftFund

Perplexed by Google Ad Words and how to make it work for your business? Fear not! We have you covered in this Google Ad Words 101 workshop. Megan Lopez of The Social Being will cover basic and advanced concepts including best practices for creating, managing, measuring, and optimizing search ad campaigns across the Google search network. Date and Time: Aug. 28, 2018, starts at 11:30 a.m.

Panel Discussion on Igniting Change in Healthcare Presented by ACG San Antonio

The role of the consumer in obtaining health services has never had such a prominent role in healthcare as it does today. Patient experience now is a key perceived “value” driver for businesses providing healthcare services. Date and Time: Aug. 28, 2018, starts at 11:30 a.m.

Blue Duck Scooters Q&A Presented by The Optimist Club of SA Presented by Optimist Club of San Antonio

Join Blue Duck Scooter’s Eric Bell & Jeff Mangold for an exclusive insight into the newest alternative mode of transportation and the private sector’s role in finding actionable transportation solutions. Date and Time: Aug. 28, 2018, starts at 12:00 p.m.

Entrepreneurship for All Presented by Maestro Entrepreneur Center

Maestro Entrepreneur Center invites small minority, women, and veteran-owned business owners to attend an information session about how to apply to the inaugural class of Maestro’s Entrepreneurship 10 Week Cohort Program.  Date and Time: Aug. 28, 2018, starts at 6:00 p.m.

Fun with Machine Learning Hackathon Presented by San Antonio Artificial Intelligence Meetup

This month we’ll be switching things up with a machine learning hackathon. Teams will compete to write the best model for a given dataset. Think of it as an in-person Kaggle challenge! Date and Time: Aug. 28, 2018, starts at 6:00 p.m.

August Speaker Series (React) Presented by ReactSA | ReactJS and React Native in San Antonio

Our Meet and greet with pizza and drinks starts at 6:30 p.m. and announcements and presentation begins at 7 p.m. Speakers will be Chris Hardee and Shaun Edwards talking about ReactJS with Robotics. Chris Hardee and Shaun Edwards from Plus One Robotics will talk about how they use React JS with robotics and show off some of the work they’ve been doing at Plus One Robotics. Date and Time: Aug. 28, 2018, starts at 6:30 p.m.

Serious Certification Class: AWS Solutions Architect (Associate) Presented by San Antonio DevOps!

This is a serious certification class for people that want to pass the AWS Solutions Architect exam. There are only 8 spots available and the 50 dollars covers all 14 meetings. We will be studying directly from the book, AWS Certified Solutions Architect (Associate) OFFICIAL STUDY GUIDE. Date and Time: Aug. 28, 2018, starts at 6:30 p.m.

Lesbians Who Tech + Allies San Antonio || Meet Up Presented by Lesbians Who Tech + Allies

Lesbians Who Tech is a Community of Queer Women in or around tech (and the people who love them). Please join us for our second MeetUp here in San Antonio. This event is sponsored by WebHead Group. We would like to give a special shout-out to Janie Martinez, CEO of WebHead Group for hosting us. Date and Time: Aug. 28, 2018, starts at 7:00 p.m.

1 Million Cups Presented by Launch SA

This event averages 40 – 50 people each week – irrespective of the attendance listed on Meetup. 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. 29, 2018, starts at 9:00 a.m.

Search Engine Optimization | Roundtable with Cory Ames Presented by Launch SA

During the roundtable, you will be able to get some answers about what are the best strategies to generate consistent traffic and sales to your business website. What is SEO? Search engine optimization (SEO) is the process of affecting the online visibility of a website or a web page in a web search engine’s unpaid results. Date and Time: Aug. 29, 2018, starts at 10:30 a.m.

CivTechSA Demo Day Presented by Geekdom

Please join us as we showcase CivTechSA’s accomplishments.  Our resident startups Reckon Point and Kinetech Cloud will demo the solutions they have developed within the past 16 weeks and highlight their efforts.  Date and Time: Aug. 29, 2018, starts at 5:00 p.m.

WordPress Wednesday Presented by The San Antonio WordPress Meetup Group

Get ready for WordPress Wednesday Workshop! Bring your laptop fully charged and don’t forget to watch all the awesome WordPress video tutorials for this month by WebTegrity Date and Time: Aug. 29, 2018 starts at 6:30 p.m.

Fermented FriYAY Presented b: Geekdom

Fermented FriYAY will be at the Geekdom Event Center where you can come hang out, meet folks from Medspoke and  Digiboost. Date and Time: Aug. 31, 2018 starts at 4:00 p.m.

Data Fictions Presented by Flax Studio

Emily Royall & Flax Studio present a pre-show party celebrating true identities. On August 31st, come dressed as your “Facebook categories” to be part of a photo series. DATA FICTIONS documents the border between our physical and online personas, opening next month at Flax. How well do social media platforms like Facebook know us? At what point does our own sense of self become shaped by the categories? Date and Time: Aug. 31, 2018 starts at 8:00 p.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:  Sept.1, 2018, starts at 10:00 a.m.

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