San Antonio Startup Events for the Week of July 9, 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

Brash “Handle Your Business” Breakfast Presented by Brash

Let’s bond over breakfast tacos. Women should have an opportunity to be their authentic selves in an open, judgement-free space where they can connect, share resources, find answers and just feel the love.  Date and Time: July 10, 2018, starts at 9:00 am

Secrets to Sales Success Presented by Launch San Antonio

During the presentation, Stephanie will discuss the mindset shift that helped her to become a champion in sales, along with practical technique that entrepreneurs can employ in their businesses to help increase revenue and profits. Date and Time: July 10, 2018, starts at 9:30 a.m.

Small Business Financing – Access to Capital Presented by SBA

Most small businesses rely on lenders to provide the capital they need to either open a business or to finance capital improvements. SBA does not make direct loans to small businesses. Date and Time: July 10, 2018, starts at 11:00 a.m.

Codeup Open House & Tour Presented by Codeup

Join us for some drinks and snacks at Codeup— San Antonio’s only home-grown career accelerator for coding. Curious about what our campus looks like? Interested in our Software Development Career Accelerator? Keen to chat with an instructor or financial aid rep? At our Open House, we are here to answer all your questions! Date and Time: July 10, 2018, starts at 5:30 p.m.

How To Grow Your Startup: Female CEO Panel Presented by RealCo Long-Term Accelerator

Join us at Pinch at 6 p.m. for a 30-minute mixer with the RealCo portfolio companies followed by an awesome panel discussion from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. How do companies grow from a small seed round to a flowering business? What do founders have to go through — from finding product-market fit to fundraising to pivoting to scaling a team? Date and Time: July 10, 2018, starts at 6:00 p.m.

1 Million Cups Presented by Launch San Antonio

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: July 11, 2018, starts at 9:15 a.m.

An Introduction to Intellectual Property Presented by UTSA Small Business Development Center

Join the UTSA SBDC and Samar Shah to learn more about Intellectual Property. Date and Time: July 11, 2018, starts at 10:00 a.m.

Open Marketing Roundtable Series! (Marketing Strategy) Presented by Launch SA

DESCRIPTION Join us for the fourth session of the Marketing Roundtable Series with Jeremy Roberts, where we will discuss Marketing Strategy! Roundtable Takeaways I believe that marketing is the lifeblood of every business and its purpose is to build a link between the company and its customers. Date and Time: July 11, 2018, starts at 10:30 a.m.

Start Smart Presented by UTSA Small Business Development Center

Are you ready to turn your business idea into reality? Come to this workshop and have all your questions answered! The SBDC business advisors will present the basics of starting a new business and help answer your start-up questions. Date and Time: July 12, 2018, starts at 10:00 a.m.

Caffeinated Leaders Presented by Geekdom

If you are a coffee connoisseur and wanting to network with a Geekdom Company CEO, then this event is for you! This hour will be used to pick the brains of the CEOs and ask the questions that you’ve always wanted to ask. Date and Time: July 12, 2018, starts at 2:00 p.m.

San Antonio IT Networking Event Presented by IndraSoft, Inc

This is a well-established networking group (15 + years). Its monthly happy hours draw a really good crowd from San Antonio/Austin and DC, about 80-100 people. It is a strictly social Networking group to benefit its members to meet other professionals in the IT community and share ideas and opinions in a relaxed social setting. Date and Time: July 12, 2018, starts at 5:00 p.m.

Let’s build a voice skill for Alexa Presented by Amazon Alexa Meetup – San Antonio, Texas

We will use Amazon Blueprints to serve as an introduction to voice skills development with the Alexa Skills Kit. I have Alexa stickers too! Date and Time: July 12, 2018, starts at 6:00 p.m.

Improve Your Freelance / Small Agency Business Presented by Webtegrity

Are you working hard to be a WordPress freelancer or trying to start/grow your own web development company? Come to meet Kori Ashton of WebTegrity ( and hear her story about starting from working on her couch at home and meeting clients in coffee shops to now running a WordPress web development firm in San Antonio that ranks Top #6 in the city. Date and Time: July 12, 2018, starts at 7:00 p.m.

Creating Your Social Media ROI 5-Step Plan Presented by Sweet Talk Social

Everyone has access to social media but brands can waste a lot of time and money if they don’t have a strategy to track performance. Join Sweet Talk Social Founder & CEO, Claudia Loya, for this interactive Coffee Social. She will walk the group through a five-step strategy for tracking your social media ROI.  Date and Time: July 13, 2018, starts at 9:00 a.m.

Fermented Friday Presented by Geekdom

It’s time to celebrate the end of the week over a nice few Cold Brews from Alamo Beer! Be sure to bring your own beer to exchange with the community! What a great way to network! Date and Time: July 13, 2018, starts at 4:00 p.m.

Nonprofit Startup Workshop Presented by Dorinda Rolle, PhD

Have you started a nonprofit organization, but don’t have tax exempt status from the IRS? Attend this workshop to learn how to apply for 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status. Participants will step-by-step instruction with hands-on coaching, templates and examples of all documents required and follow up consultation to ensure a successful application submission. Date and Time: July 14, 2018, starts at 9:00 a.m.

SAMSAT Saturdays – Open to the publicpresented 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: July 16, 2018, starts at 10:00 a.m.

San Antonio Shark Tank Casting Call for Diverse Entrepreneurs Presented by Values Partnerships

On a first come first serve basis entrepreneurs may be selected to pitch to be on Season 10 of ABC’s Shark Tank. Date and Time: July 15, 2018, starts at 11:00 a.m.

Coffee & Book Series: Technology Book Discussion Presented by San Antonio DevOps

Bring your favorite technology book and share it with others. I will bring Uncle Bob’s “Clean Code” which is an awesome book. I will also bring the Phoenix Project and the DevOps Handbook which are a dynamic duo. Date and Time: July 15, 2018, starts at 1:00 p.m.

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