San Antonio Startup Events for the Week of July 15, 2019

By Iris Gonzalez
Two women work at a computer. Photo by Mimi Thian on Unsplash.

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

Break Fast & Launch Information Sessions: Fall 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.  Beginning in Mid-August running till November 4th, the Break Fast & Launch program meets 3 times a week Monday, Wednesday, Friday, from 12 to 2 pm in a small cohort setting for accepted participants.  Date and Time: Jul 15th @ 12:00 PM 

Ideas To Action Presented by Maestro Entrepreneur Center

Join us for an info session on the Maestro Entrepreneurship 12 Week Cohort Program. We will be going over topics on what to expect during our 12 weeks together. Come learn more about our program and register as a participant! Free for all striving entrepreneurs business owners looking to grow their business.  Date and Time: Jul 15th @ 3:30 PM 

Starting a Business in SA: Licenses, Permits & Registrations Presented by LiftFund

Join the LiftFund Women’s Business Center for a presentation that will cover the basics of business licensing, permitting, and regulatory requirements for just about any type of business operation in San Antonio. Hugo Villarreal, Small Business Liaison with the City of San Antonio Economic Development Department will take you step-by-step through the following topics: • Commercial Location and Home Occupation Requirements • Licenses, Permits and Registrations • Business Name Registration (DBA). Date and Time: Jul 16th @ 9:30 AM 

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 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: Jul 16th @ 6:00 PM 

Fireside Chat Featuring Cityflag – Hosted by Michael Henderson Presented by Geekdom

Welcome to Geekdom’s monthly community event! The Geekdom Fireside Chat is designed to educate, inspire and connect entrepreneurs through the sharing of lessons learned. Each month we showcase this by hosting founders that solved a major problem. The ninth chat in this series will feature the cofounders of Cityflag, Beto Altamirano (CEO), Dr. Alberto Gomez (COO), Eduardo Bravo (CFO) hosted by Innovation Expert and Community Builder, Michael Henderson. Date and Time: Jul 16th @ 6:00 PM 

Pitch Tab at Babcock Social Pub 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: Jul 16th @ 6:30 PM 

Life Lesson: Challenges & Opportunities of Running A Family Owned Business Presented by Maestro Entrepreneur Center

This program is an intimate conversation with iconic local business owners sharing their beginnings and the keys to their success.   Date and Time: Jul 17th @ 8:30 AM 

The Business Plan – New Braunfels, Texas Presented by The UTSA Small Business Development Center

Whether you need a business plan to map out your plan for your business or are writing a plan because you want to expand, this is the class for you. Topics discussed in this workshop include business plan basics, feasibility process, business plan structure, and more. .Date and Time: Jul 17th @ 5:00 PM 

Low-Income Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic Presented by LiftFund

LiftFund Women’s Business Center, Launch SA, and Texas RioGrande Legal Aid are teaming up to provide a pro-bono legal clinic for entrepreneurs and start-up businesses. Business owners will receive a 30-minute consultation with an attorney to discuss any legal issues or concerns for their business, such as formation, contracts, trademarks, patents, employment procedure, lawsuits, or immigration that pertain to business operations. Date and Time: Jul 17th @ 7:00 PM 

July Founders’ Meetup Presented by SA Founders’ Coffee Club

We hope everyone had a great July 4th holiday! We’re headed back to Shotgun House Roasters for our monthly meetup. We also have an interesting idea we’d love your feedback on, so please try to make it if you can! Join our monthly discussion and share your ideas, challenges, and experiences on how things are going so far. As always, feel free to bring along another Founder friend who you think can benefit from our discussion. Looking forward to seeing you there!  Date and Time: Jul 18th @ 9:00 AM 

1, 2, 3 Sold! Building a Sales Playbook Presented by LiftFund

Do you have a playbook you follow to guide your sales process? If not, join the Women’s Business Center for a presentation by Angel Salinas of Sandler Training, and learn how to create an effective sales playbook whether you are a 1-person shop, or have a team of sales reps. This workshop will help train reps, and also create a repeatable, scalable sales approach for any business!  Website Date and Time: Jul 18th @ 11:30 AM 

San Antonio SCORE Event – Using Videos in Social Media Marketing Presented by San Antonio Score

Please join us for this informative Marketing workshop that teaches you how to use videos in Social Media Marketing. This session will focus on using Video to enhance your Social Media & Marketing efforts in ways you never thought were possible. In addition, you will learn how to enhance your “Local SEO” efforts using Social Media as your foundation. Date and Time: Jul 18th @ 1:30 PM 

Cyber Splash Mixer Presented by San Antonio Chamber of Commerce

As the home of the second-largest concentration of cybersecurity professionals in the United States, San Antonio leads the way when it comes to innovation, technology, and security. Important decisions in the tech and cyber fields are made here every day, and Cyber Splash is your opportunity to meet all the major players in one place and join the conversation.  Date and Time: Jul 18th @ 5:30 PM 

Together Digital San Antonio July Meetup: Web Design – OPEN MEETUP Presented by Together Digital San Antonio

Together Digital San Antonio July Meetup: Web Design In the age of digital evolution people are making daily decisions based on their online experiences. A website today has got to be more than just a pretty landing page – it should be a truly sophisticated engine for your business – a key influencer, driving your success. Come hear the most innovative web designers in San Antonio talk about how they do it! Panel Moderator: Brielle Insler.  Date and Time: Jul 18th @ 6:30 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:  July 20, starts at 10:00 a.m.

San Antonio SCORE Event – Introduction to Social Media Marketing Presented by San Antonio Score

Please join us for this informative Marketing Workshop which is an introduction to Social Media Marketing.  Date and Time: Jul 20th @ 1:00 PM 


Featured image is a reminder for the July 16th Women in Tech meetup.

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