San Antonio Startup Events for the Week of June 3, 2019

By Iris Gonzalez
Image is of a desktop computer set with black and gray leather gaming chair. Photo by Balk Nick on Unsplash.

Interested in San Antonio startup events? Here are Dr 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

Creative Writing for Entrepreneurs: Access Your Hidden Talent and the Power of Words Presented by Launch SA

Communication through writing is one of the most valuable skills for entrepreneurs. Posts, tweets, emails, blogs, business plans and booklets are some of the tools we use to educate and engage investors, partners, clients, and customers about the value of our products and services. These do not have to be dry, boring, or overly complex – on the contrary.  Date and Time: Jun 3rd @ 10:00 AM

Perfecting the Pitch Presented by Key Coworking

The key is to be quick, concise, and memorable. Whether you’re in an elevator, an introductory meeting, or a closing presentation, your pitch will set you apart from the competition. Hiram Skaggs, CEO and CoFounder of SWC Sales Management is hosting.  Date and Time: Jun 4th @ 9:00 AM

Myths About Small Business Financing with Frost Bank Presented by UTSA Small Business Development Center

Join SBDC Business Advisor Lisha Garcia as she busts myths and misconceptions about small business financing. Have your Small Business money questions answered in a session designed to improve awareness of financing options. Date and Time: Jun 4th @ 11:00 AM

‘Manufacturing Market Outlook – Our Views on Q2 2019’ Presented by San Antonio Manufacturers Association

TOPIC— “Manufacturing Market Outlook – Our Views on Q2 2019” Perspective on Market Growth Balancing Risk and Reward What Next? PRESENTER—Robert Fakhry, Vice President, BlackRock Market Leader. Date and Time: Jun 4th @ 11:30 AM

Codeup Developer Day Presented by Codeup

Want exclusive access to software developers with over 600 contact hours of instructor-led training? If so, then make plans to attend Developer Day at Codeup! That’s right…….for 2019, we are hosting the event at our downtown location! As a reminder, this is a hiring event for managers and recruiters looking for full stack software development talent. Grads from past Developer Days have accepted full time offers at large and small companies, including USAA, SWBC, and Accenture Federal Services. Date and Time: Jun 4th @ 3:30 PM

WP Engine’s Technical Support 2019 Summer 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: Jun 4th @ 5:30 PM

Fireside Chat Featuring Bret Piatt – Hosted by Romanita Matta-Barrera 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 eighth chat in this series will feature the CEO of Jungle Disk, Bret Piatt hosted by SA Works Executive Director, Romanita Matta-Barrera. Join us in hearing the story of Jungle Disk and how the cybersecurity/tech community in SA is growing. Date and Time: Jun 4th @ 6:00 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: Jun 5th @ 9:00 AM

Smart Solutions for Business Owners Presented by LiftFund

Join the LiftFund Women’s Business Center at LiftOff to learn from Amanda Webb with Atlas Retirement Strategies.  This workshop will help you plan for the future by taking control of your finances and understanding mistakes that could cause your business to fail.  Protect your business against the hardships of death and disability.  Date and Time: Jun 5th @ 9:30 AM

SAYP Entrepreneur Spotlight Presented by: San Antonio Young Professionals

SAYP Entrepreneur Spotlight is our first Professional Development event of the year! We will be visiting with millennial-owned business owners to learn about how they got started, the struggles they encountered, and how they ultimately achieved success in their ventures. Our first featured entrepreneur and business is Jose Ramon Campos of Commonwealth Coffeehouse and Bakery. Date and Time: Jun 6th @ 6:00 PM

Firecat First Friday June: Customer Journey Maps 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 co-working spot — Key Coworking! We offer these monthly UX and marketing lunch-and-learn sessions to San Antonio’s business and creative community.  Our Topic for June 2019: Customer Journey Maps Customer journey maps are a powerful tool for analyzing, designing and optimizing a user experience that delivers maximum satisfaction and business impact. Date and Time: Jun 7th @ 11:30 AM

Entrepreneurs Accountability Group Presented by Key Coworking

Plan out your week for success and make connections with a group of people who will help keep you accountable, provide advice and encouragement. Everyone is welcome. …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Jun 7th @ 4:00 PM

Techstars San Antonio Startup Weekend: Smart Cities Presented by Techstars Startup Programs

For all event details, please visit About Techstars Startup Weekend: Techstars Startup Weekends are 54-hour events designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs.  Beginning with Friday night pitches and continuing through brainstorming, business plan development, and basic prototype creation, Techstars Startup Weekends culminate in Sunday night demos and presentations. Date and Time: Jun 7th @ 6:30 PM

BSidesSATX 2019 Presented by BSides SATX

It’s time for our 2019 event! Come join us for a day of fun, learning, and more! Tickets are only available at the door for $30. Date and Time: Jun 8th @ 7:00 AM

Learn to Code workshop – Python (Intro to Data Science) Presented by Codeup

Data Science is Glassdoor’s #1 Job in America. But what is it? Data Science is a method of deriving actionable intelligence from data using programming, math/stats and business expertise. Come out and join us for our FREE coding workshop, where we will cover the basics of Python, including basic syntax, data types, and working with functions. Python is the dominant programming language in Data Science, used to manipulate data, conduct analysis, and apply machine learning algorithms.  Date and Time: Jun 8th @ 9:00 AM

Blockchain, Dapp, and Crypto Round Table – Cross-Disciplinary Meetup Presented by San Antonio Bitcoin and Crypto

This Monthly meetup is our main meeting and provides an outlet for people across the crypto space to exchange and discuss fundamental and technical bitcoin topics. In this meeting series, we discuss Blockchain development, Dapp, Cryptocurrency Mining, and market moves, news and rumor. We cover a wide range of currencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Dash, Monero, Lisk, GNY, BrikBit, Madana, as well as other popular and up-and-coming cryptocurrencies. Date and Time: Jun 9th @ 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:  June 8, starts at 10:00 a.m.

Featured image is of a desktop computer set with black and gray leather gaming chair. Photo by Balk Nick on Unsplash. The Great Gaming Society of San Antonio will meet Sunday, June 9.

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