San Antonio Startup Events for the Week of January 29, 2019

By Iris Gonzalez
Geekdom launched Geekdom Media June 25 2018

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, 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

Break Fast & Launch Information Session Spring Program Presented by Launch SA

The Break Fast & Launch Program is an 8 week culinary business accelerator program based in San Antonio, Texas, created and hosted by Launch SA to help food entrepreneurs find the answers they need to successfully start or grow their business.  Date and Time: Jan. 28, starts at 12:00 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: Jan. 29, starts at 9:30 a.m.

Geekdom  State of the Ecosystem Presentation Presented by Geekdom

Come join us on January 29 in the Geekdom Event Centre to hear all about the impact that Geekdom and its partners have had on the overall Tech Ecosystem in downtown San Antonio. Geekdom updates presented by David Garcia (Geekdom CEO) Cyber Security updates from Will Garrett (Executive Director of Cyber Security San Antonio) Tech Workforce update from David Heard (Tech Bloc CEO). Date and Time: Jan. 29, starts at 10:00 a.m.

Slaying Dragons That Hold You Back From Your Entrepreneur Self Presented by Launch SA

2-Day Workshop Tuesday January 29 and Thursday January 31 Entrepreneurs face challenges, changes, fear and even isolation as they are starting or growing their businesses. Come explore how to slay the dragons of attitude, mindset change, personal growth, and scarcity to overcome those things holding you back from pursuing your passion, dreams, and business growth to the fullest. Date and Time: Jan. 29, starts at 1:00 p.m.

Codeathon Mixer Presented by VIA Metropolitan Transit

Looking for a team? No problem. Find one at the Codeathon Mixer! Already have a team? Come and check out your competition. Free appetizers and refreshments. Date and Time: Jan. 29,  starts at 6:00 p.m.

AwesomeSA Pitch Party | January  Presented by Awesome SA

Join us as three finalists pitch their awesome projects for a chance to take home $1,000. You can also enjoy delicious pizza, beer, wine, and cocktails while meeting the AwesomeSA Trustees. Date and Time: Jan. 29, starts at 6:30 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: Jan. 30, starts at 9:15 a.m.

Social Media Goal Setting for 2019  Presented by Full of Grace Marketing LLC

This month, we’ll be discussing your social media goals for 2019 and giving you the tools and resources to achieve them. Our co-host this month is Inez Kirchner, writer and communications strategist, who will discuss copywriting tips and tricks for social media. Register ASAP! This meeting is limited to 25 people. Date and Time: Jan. 30, starts at 9:30 a.m.

SXSW Office Hours at Launch SA Presented by SXSW Conference & Festivals

SXSW celebrates the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries. The event features a wealth of thought-provoking sessions, film screenings, and music showcases as well as numerous networking opportunities and parties. We’ve gathered a team of programmers to answer your questions about navigating SX so you’ll be an expert come March! Date and Time: Jan. 30, starts at 10:00 a.m.

State of the Industry (Health Cell) Presented by The Health Cell

Five stories of San Antonio’s healthcare and bioscience industry. Five individual speakers. Five different perspectives. One community. One compelling evening. Date and Time: Jan. 30, starts at 6:00 p.m.

San Antonio SXSW Community Meet Up Presented by SXSW Conference & Festivals

SXSW believes that attending our event in March isn’t just about attending a conference or festival, it’s all about face-to-face meetings and career-enhancing connections. You never know who you’re going to meet while sitting in a session or who you’re in line with waiting for BBQ. We like to call these serendipitous encounters. Date and Time: Jan. 30, starts at 6:00 p.m.

Bunker Brews San Antonio Funding Resources and Budgeting Advice Presented by Bunker Labs San Antonio

Future growth and success in your business starts with the knowledge and utilization of funding resources and grants available to you as an entrepreneur, along with healthy financial decisions when budgeting those funds.  This event is part of Bunker Brews, a monthly meetup where the Bunker Labs community, including veterans, military spouses, and civilians, comes together to network. Date and Time: Jan. 30, starts at 6:30 p.m.

Latina Enterpreneurs Social Gathering did you miss the last one? 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: Jan. 30, starts at 6:30 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: Jan. 30, starts at 6:30 p.m.

Your Best Year Ever A Vision Board Workshop Presented by LiftFund

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry once said, “A goal without a plan is just a wish.” And it’s true. With the start of the new year, you undoubtedly have all your goals written down, or perhaps they are swirling in your mind, waiting for the perfect place to live. Turn your hopes, plans and “I-shoulds” into action. Cue the vision board! Date and Time: Jan. 31, starts at 9:30 a.m.

Business Breakthrough with your Strategic Challenges Presented by The UTSA Small Business Development Center

Whether you need creative ideas, a strategic steer or a trusted sound board to your thinking, PictureSpark is an ideal opportunity to help you find clarity in your business ventures, purpose in your vision, and strategic action in reaching your goals. Date and Time: Jan. 31, starts at 10:00 a.m.

Brand Strategy for  How to goal set for impact, roundtable Presented by Launch SA

Description Does your marketing plan always seem scattered? Do you jump from one platform and idea to the next hoping something will stick? Are you constantly searching for cheap/free ways to advertise because you never really have much luck with marketing? You are not alone! a Date and Time: Jan. 31, starts at 12:00 p.m.

 San Antonio Content Creator Workshop Presented by Dab Troll Creations

Planning  with tools to actually accomplish your goals for this year. -Vision Board -Time: Management. Date and Time: Jan. 31, starts at 2:00 p.m.

Food & Beverage Marketing, Roundtable Presented by Launch SA

Food & Beverage Marketing Do you want to know what are the best practices to use while marketing your food/beverage business? Come to our next roundtable with Kim Beechner and have the opportunity to ask your most intriguing questions about what to do about marketing for your business. Date and Time: Jan. 31, starts at 2:00 p.m.

Digital Inclusion Alliance General Meeting Presented by Digital Inclusion Alliance of San Antonio – DIASA

Join us for the first digital inclusion alliance meeting of 2019. Date and Time: Jan. 31, starts at 3:30 p.m.

Society of Women Engineers Social Presented by Society of Women Engineers – San Antonio section

Join us for our first social of 2019 at The Rustic. Date and Time: Jan. 31, starts at 5:30 p.m.

Let’s meet up and discuss UI/UX at 3Sixty Integrated’s office. Presented by UI/UX San Antonio

Mind Your User and Use their Mind! — Mission UX member Sabrina Blackledge, PhD, will be discussing how contributions from cognitive psychology and neuroscience research can be used to aid in design heuristics. Date and Time: Jan. 31, starts at 6:00 p.m.

NBIC Book Club – Joyful Presented by Next Big Idea Club in San Antonio

Let’s start  in a joyful way! We will discuss Joyful The Surprising Power of Ordinary Things to Create Extraordinary Happiness by Ingrid Fetell Lee. Date and Time: Jan. 31, starts at 6:00 p.m.

Take Cover How to Protect Your Small Business Presented by The UTSA Small Business Development Center

Join the UTSA SBDC and Bryan Spahn, Licensed Insurance Agent, WKI Texas, for this new workshop. Workshop Topic Areas  •What does insurance cover? •How does business insurance work? •How much does it cost? •Is insurance tax deductible? •Is business insurance required by law? •Does it cover embezzlement?  •What about flood insurance? •What about lawsuits? •General liability insurance Date and Time: Feb. 1, starts at 10:00 a.m.

First Friday Blockchain Happy Hour @ Ventura Bar on the River Walk Presented by Cryptocurrency, Coding, and Blockchain meetups @ BLOQspace

Join PDAworks and BLOQspace each month at Ventura Bar on the River Walk for our “First Friday Blockchain Happy Hour,” on the first Friday of each month for a casual mixer for those who are fans of music, networking, and blockchain technology. Date and Time: Feb. 1, starts at 6:00 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. 2, 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. 2, starts at 10:00 a.m.

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