San Antonio Startup Events for the Week of March 11, 2019

By Iris Gonzalez
THINK sign in SAMSAT computing exhibit Courtesy Startups San Antonio

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

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. Date and Time: March 12, starts at 10:30 a.m.

Keys to Increasing Sales, Mentor Rounds Presented by Launch SA

Mentor Kevin Shaughnessy is the President of Sales Implementation LLC a consulting firm based in San Antonio, TX.  He works with small and mid-size businesses to improve their sales strategy, process Date and Time: March 12, starts at 11:00 a.m.

Small Business Financing – Access to Capital Presented by SBA San Antonio District Office

SBA offers a variety of loan programs for very specific purposes. Learn how to finance your new or existing business during a free workshop at the U.S. Small Business Administration San Antonio District Office. 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: March 12, starts at 11:30 a.m.

Codeup Information Session Presented by Codeup

We will be hosting an Information Session on Tuesday, March 12, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Codeup located on  600 Navarro Street #350. We will have an opportunity to mingle, a presentation diving into our Web Development and Data Science programs, and Q&A sessions where we can answer any questions you may have. Are you ready to launch your new career? RVSP today! Date and Time: March 12, starts at 5:30 p.m.

San Antonio SharePoint Meetup- Groups and Teams Presented by San Antonio SharePoint Meetup

For this meetup, let’s talk about how your organization is managing Teams and Groups and the auto-creation of SharePoint Sites. Bring your laptops for show and tells. Meeting at Doña Tota Stone Oak. See you soon! Date and Time: March 12, starts at 6:00 p.m.

What’s new after Java 8? Presented by San Antonio Java User Group

Oracle has changed Java’s release cycles from every few years to every 6 months and a lot has changed in a short period of time! Most developers are still on Java 8 and unsure about what has changed since then. At this meeting, we’ll be going over some of the highlights of what’s new, updated, and deprecated. Pizza and sodas provided as usual. Date and Time: March 12, starts at 6:00 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. Presenters gain invaluable, support. Date and Time: March 13, starts at 9:15 a.m.

Creating a JSON API for Your Mobile App with Python / Django Presented by San Antonio iOS Developer Meetup

Many apps require a server backend and API for them to be fully functional. Come learn how easy it is to get started with an API in Django with Python and the Django REST Framework. We’ll talk about token-based authentication and creating a RESTful API for your app. Date and Time: March 13, starts at 7:00 p.m.

Social Hour Presented by Greater Gaming Society of San Antonio

Come and meet your fellow game devs! We also welcome artists, musicians, content creators, streamers, and any other thing closely related to game development. Date and Time: March 13, starts at 7:00 p.m.

March 2019 (ISC)2 Alamo Chapter Meeting Presented by (ISC)²® Alamo Chapter

Please join us! The (ISC)²® Alamo Chapter Board of Directors invites you to attend our monthly membership meeting. Please register for this event to reserve your seat and make sure you are on the list for the facility’s receptionist for badges. Non-(ISC)²® members are also welcome. Please e-mail us at if you have any questions. Date and Time: March 14, starts at 12:00 p.m.

Venture Challenge Working Information Sessions Presented by Launch SA

The Venture Challenge program is an annual challenge for both current and aspiring business owners, regardless of the industry to learn a new method for establishing goals, creating tangible benchmarks, and painting a vision for the future. Through the completion and submission of all the Challenge documents, participants are then evaluated by community leaders, program stakeholders. Date and Time: March 14, starts at 5:00 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: March 16, 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 (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:  March 16, starts at 10:00 a.m.

Featured image is of a THINK sign in one of SAMSAT’s computing exhibits. Photo credit: Startups San Antonio.

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