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

By Iris Gonzalez
Tech Talent South meets to develop tech talents in San Antonio. Courtesy image.

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.  Date and Time: Jul 29th @ 12:00 PM 

UTSA Scholars Speaker Series Presented by UTSA

Black Hat, White Hat, Gray Hat, Red Hat: What Dr. Seuss Forgot to Tell You about Computer Hackers. While significant resources have been dedicated to the mechanics of cyber defense in our country, much less attention has been paid to the mindset of cybercriminals and cyberterrorists.  Date and Time: Jul 30th @ 6:00 PM 

July Pitch Party Presented by AwesomeSA

Join AwesomeSA at Playland Pizza to hear live pitches from three finalists who want to forward awesome in San Antonio. One winner will go home with $1,000!  Date and Time: Jul 30th @ 6:30 PM 

Overcome Credit Challenges to Get Small Business Financing Presented by The UTSA Small Business Development Center

Credit challenges– from lack of a credit history to negative items on your business or personal credit– can often feel like a major roadblock when you’re trying to get financing to start or grow your business. Don’t let them stop you!  Date and Time: Jul 30th @ 7:00 PM 

Pitch Deck Karaoke Presented by Key Coworking

Come practice your public speaking and pitching skills!The rules are simple: 1 Randomly generated pitch deck, 1 minute to plan, 4 minutes to pitch. Come participate or cheer others on!  Date and Time: Jul 30th @ 7:00 PM 

1 Million Cups Presented by Launch SA

Every Wednesday from 9:15am to 10:15 am at 600 Soledad St. Based on the notion that entrepreneurs discover solutions and engage with their communities over a million cups of coffee, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation developed 1 Million Cups in 2012—a free program designed to educate, engage and inspire entrepreneurs around the country.  Date and Time: Jul 31st @ 9:00 AM 

Working Momkind Presents- Motherhood Beyond Birth Presented by Working Momkind

Working Momkind is partnering up with Geekdom SA to bring SATX working moms a night of networking and socializing. …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Jul 31st @ 6:30 PM 

Build a Blog from Scratch Presented by Tech Talent South – San Antonio

Want to start a blog in 2019? Need to build a blog for your business or startup? This is the perfect meetup for you! This meetup will be led by a long-retired software engineer that provides WordPress and other consulting services to selected non-profits in/around San Antonio. …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Jul 31st @ 7:00 PM 

Intro To Programming for Business People Part 1 Presented by Tech Talent South – San Antonio

Javascript? Rails? APIs? Ever tried talking to your developers or heard terms like these used at your business and thought…..’huh?’ If you’re interested in getting a high-level understanding of programming tools and terminology, being able to more effectively communicate with your developers. Date and Time: Jul 31st @ 7:00 PM 

Annex Birthday Open House Presented by Carrie Hill

You heard right.  August 1st marks Annex’s very first birthday.  It’s been a hell of a year, and we’re ready to celebrate. On August 1st we’ll be having a birthday open house and we’d love you to come!  This means free coworking from 10-3, with a super cool bonus. Date and Time: Aug 1st @ 10:00 AM 

Getting the Bank to Say Yes to Your Small Business Loan Applications Presented by The UTSA Small Business Development Center

Join us to learn Getting the Bank to Say Yes to Your Small Business Loan Applications.   Date and Time: Aug 1st @ 10:00 AM 

WP Engine’s Technical Support 2019 August Meet & Greet in San Antonio! Presented by WP Engine Career Events

Join WP Engine, the leading WordPress Digital Experience Platform, for a happy hour Meet & Greet to learn about career opportunities with our award-winning Technical Support Team! Not only will you meet our team, hear their success stories, but also experience our company culture! If you have a passion for web technology, you’re customer-focused, and you want to be a part of building an iconic tech brand, just bring your enthusiasm along!  Date and Time: Aug 1st @ 5:30 PM 

Plugins: Using importlib to build self-describing APIs Presented by Alamo City Python Group

Join us for the August Python Group meetup! This month Daniel is going to give us a sneak peek of his upcoming talk for PyBay 2019…More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Aug 1st @ 7:00 PM 

Morning Coffee and Tech Presented by Tech Talent South – San Antonio

Come and enjoy some coffee, and good conversation with fellow techies! This is an informal meetup, where we can just sit around and talk tech, ideas, and the journey you want to pursue! Date and Time: Aug 2nd @ 9:30 AM 

Firecat First Friday August: Drone Photography Presented by Firecat Studio

Firecat First Fridays are BACK! Firecat Studio is pleased to offer our popular lunchtime coworking sessions again, at a convenient new coworking spot — Key Coworking! We offer these monthly UX and marketing lunch-and-learn sessions to San Antonio’s business and creative community.  Date and Time: Aug 2nd @ 11:30 AM 

Lunch N’ Learn – Self Improv[ment]: Start It Up Presented by VelocityTX

Self Improv[ment]: Start It Up Join us for a dynamic session that will equip and empower you to share a message that resonates with your audience. You’ll learn applied improv techniques to help you confidently think on your feet while connecting with others. So whether you are networking, preparing a presentation, or pitching a project you’ll discover new tools to become a confident communicator. Date and Time: Aug 2nd @ 12:00 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:  August 3, starts at 10:00 a.m.

Featured image is from Tech Talent South, which has its events July 31 and August 2.

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