San Antonio Startup Events for the Week of February 11, 2019

By Iris Gonzalez
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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. 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

Geekdom’s Fireside Chat Featuring Lew Moorman, David Heard, Lorenzo Gomez III, and Hosted by Dax Moreno Presented by Geekdom

Welcome to Geekdom’s newest monthly community event. The Geekdom Fireside Chat is designed to educate, inspire and connect entrepreneurs through the sharing of lessons learned. The theme for this event is the Collision of Ideas. We will showcase this by hosting co-founders that solved a major problem together.  Date and Time: Feb. 11, starts at 6:00 p.m.

Small Business Legal Bootcamp Presented by LiftFund

Join us for this eye-opening series of what every business owner needs to know when it comes to legal basics. Aric J. Garza, from ARIC J. GARZA LAW PLLC will be presenting this 7-Items Series Legal Bootcamp created *exclusively* for the Women’s Business Center. Each session will cover a topic relevant to small business owners in any industry. Date and Time: Feb. 12, starts at 9:30 a.m.

“Weed to Know Basis” Cannabis Luncheon with Rick Martinez Presented by Alamo Angels

As a veteran, registered nurse, writer, and successful entrepreneur, Rick Martinez brings a wealth of experience – and tremendous passion – for impacting lives. His story begins in the US Army, where Rick enlisted from 1988-1990. He soon earned his BSN degree from UIW (formerly IWC) and became a registered nurse (RN).  Date and Time: Feb. 12, starts at 12:00 p.m.

Dealing with Change from a Sales Perspective, Roundtable Presented by Launch SA

Program Overview Business owners are constantly evaluating their go to market strategy to make sure that their sales effort is effective. When a sales rep comes back with new competitive information or technology changes how your customers use your product, a business owner needs to decide if they have to adjust their plans. This workshop will focus on change management.  Date and Time: Feb. 12, starts at 2:00 p.m.

February Creative Mixer Presented by AIGA SA

Meet and connect with creative community members for some casual networking. This is a free event, just make sure to sign up! Date and Time: Feb. 12, starts at 6:00 p.m.

In The Black – Marketing for Black Entrepreneurs & Professionals Presented by EHCÜ Public Relations

Learn about the groundbreaking new ad campaign from EHCU PR that will build vital engagement for your business or professional brand. Date and Time: Feb. 12, starts at 6:00 p.m.

Pitch Tab at La Botanica Presented by Launch SA

Pitch Tab is a casual pitch event that invites participants to share their idea or company in a short 90-second pitch at a local bar or community venue with the potential to win a prize. Pitch Tab was created in order to foster an after-hours community of entrepreneurs that could connect and support each other in their endeavors.  Date and Time: Feb. 12, 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 6-minute, live presentation with audience feedback and questions. Date and Time: Feb. 13, starts at 9:15 a.m.

Social Media Marketing Best Practices Roundtable Presented by Launch SA

Description Join us for a deep dive session into social media marketing best practices with a focus on LinkedIn 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. Date and Time: Feb. 13, starts at 10:30 a.m.

Phenomenal Women in Leadership – “The Balance between Love and Work” 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: Feb. 13, starts at 11:30 a.m.

Rivard Report 7th Birthday Bash Presented by the Rivard Report

On Wednesday evening, February 13th, 2019 we invite you to our home office in St. Paul Square as we celebrate the Rivard Report’s 7th birthday! Founded originally as community blog by longtime journalist Robert Rivard and his wife, Monika Maeckle, the Rivard Report has since reorganized its purpose in San Antonio as the leading 501(c)(3) nonprofit enterprise of local, high-quality, trustworthy journalism. Date and Time: Feb. 13, starts at 6:00 p.m.

Latina Enterpreneurs Social Gathering Presented by Hispanic Women Entrepreneurs

Latinas, the purpose of our group is to provide support to small businesses latino owned in our community. We need to reach out to other areas in San Antonio. There are other ladies that can’t make it out to the location where we had the last meetups. Date and Time: Feb. 13, starts at 6:30 p.m.

Learn about Invention – Alamo Inventors Meeting Presented by Alamo Inventors Group Meetup

Learn about Invention – about taking your product to market. About prototyping your product. About protecting your product. Each month, our speaker will discuss some important part about invention. See to get the newsletter with specifics on who/when/where. Date and Time: Feb. 13, starts at 6:30 p.m.

Marketing Bootcamp: Instagram for Business Presented by LiftFund

The LiftFund Women’s Business Center is proud to announce our newest marketing workshop: The Instagram Bootcamp, presented by Sarah Douglas, Social Media Coach and Owner of Full of Grace Marketing LLC.  This unique event was created exclusively for the Women’s Business Center entrepreneurs who are new to Instagram for Business. Date and Time: Feb. 14, starts at 9:30 a.m.

Venture Challenge Working Information Sessions Presented by Launch SA

The Venture Challenge program is an annual challenge for both current and aspiring business owners, regardless of the industry to learn a new method for establishing goals, creating tangible benchmarks, and painting a vision for the future. Date and Time: Feb. 14, starts at 5:00 p.m.

San Antonio Salesforce Saturday Presented by San Antonio Salesforce Saturday

We are an informal Salesforce meetup. There is no set agenda! Bring your laptop and your questions! If you don’t have a laptop, you can still come with your questions! We can answer Salesforce questions, work on Trailheads, or just hang out and talk Salesforce. Date and Time: Feb. 16, starts at 8:30 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. 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:  Feb. 16, starts at 10:00 a.m.

Creativity and Comparison Presented by The Impact Guild

If you’d like to learn how to let go of comparison so that you can get back to doing your best work, join us! Date and Time: Feb. 16, starts at 10:30 a.m.

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