San Antonio Startup Events for the Week of November 4, 2019

By Iris Gonzalez
San Antonio Women Developers Meetup, 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 Fall Dinner Day 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. To conclude each cohort, Launch SA hosts a Dinner Day event, similar to Demo Day events hosted by other accelerators, to showcase the learning and progress that each participating team has made through the program….More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Nov 4th @ 06:00 PM

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

Join the LiftFund Women’s Business Center in partnership with City of San Antonio Economic Development Department and the San Antonio Area African American Community Fund 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. …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Nov 5th @ 09:30 AM

Start Smart Presented by: The 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. If you are considering opening a small business, you want to START SMART! Topics discussed in this workshop include: evaluating your business idea, business legal structure and name, local, state and federal resources & requirements and business start-up costs. …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Nov 5th @ 10:00 AM

Business Confidential: Protecting your business IP Presented by: The UTSA Small Business Development Center

Rebecca Smith, local business attorney and founder of the Rebecca Smith Law Firm, PLLC, conducts an informative and educational workshop discussing the various types of intellectual property small business and entrepreneurs own, and how to protect those secrets while doing business, hiring vendors, contacting investors, and hiring employees. …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Nov 5th @ 04:00 PM

TechNovum Demo Day Presented by: Office of Technology Commercialization

Join us as we celebrate the graduation of our Inaugural 2019 TechNovum Accelerator cohort. Our entrepreneurs are excited to network with you and share their growth, insights and the milestones they achieved over the past six months! …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Nov 5th @ 05:30 PM

Business Model Canvas Presented by: UTSA SBDC

You will learn in many places that having a business plan is essential to success. Often, however, even if you have a template, it is hard to figure out where to start in building your plan. In addition, once you have a business plan it is all too easy to leave it on a shelf and not use it to manage your business strategy as you try to meet the challenges of a changing marketplace and competitive landscape. This session will introduce you to a tool and techniques for inventing your business mode …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Nov 6th @ 10:00 AM

Six Things You Can Do to Build Your Brand – C0164 Presented by: Score San Antonio

Please join us for this interesting workshop on Building Your Brand. …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Nov 6th @ 10:30 AM

Intellectual Property, Mentor Rounds Presented by: Launch SA

Do you need help with a patent? Are you interested in creating a patent strategy for your business? Join Shah IP Law, PLLC as they host a free open office hour session to answer your intellectual property questions! Come and speak with CEO and licensed attorney, Samar Shah, as he answers your IP legal questions. This session will be a roundtable format. The first 20 individuals to register will be guaranteed a spot to speak with Shah IP Law, PLLC. For more information about Shah IP Law, PLLC, …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Nov 6th @ 10:30 AM

2019 CityFest Luncheon Presented by: Rivard Report

The 2019 San Antonio CityFest kickoff luncheon will feature Robert Hammond, who helped lead the effort to transform an abandoned rail line into an acclaimed urban park, as this year’s festival keynote speaker! The San Antonio native was a key force behind the creation of New York City’s famous High Line park, co-founding a community-driven effort that led to the construction of the elevated linear park. He will share those experiences during the 2019 San Antonio CityFest kickoff lunch …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Nov 6th @ 11:00 AM

All Day DevOps Presented by: Tex Morgan

The world’s largest DevOps conference is back on 6 November 2019, beginning at 3 AM EST (7 AM GMT). Join us for 150 practitioner-led sessions across 5 tracks, followed by live Q&A on Slack. …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Nov 6th @ 11:00 AM

Life Lessons with Julissa Carielo Presented by: Maestro Entrepreneur Center

Intimate conversations with successful business owners who share their Life Lessons around particular topics. …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Nov 6th @ 11:30 AM

WP Engine’s Technical Support 2019 November 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! We love investing in your success and uncovering opportunities…More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Nov 6th @ 05:30 PM

Forum on Entrepreneurship Breakfast Series Presented by:

The St. Mary’s University Meadows Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and the Greehey School of Business invite you to experience a unique opportunity to network with more than 300 business executives from across San Antonio. Please plan to attend and bring your clients.  Featuring Lanham Napier Builder, Co-Founder and CEO BuildGroup…More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Nov 7th @ 07:00 AM

She Code Connect Industry/Educator Breakfast Presented by: Youth Code Jam

Please join us to participate in a fun, energizing dialogue around the critical workforce issue of recruiting and retaining girls in computer science education, featuring keynote Frances Coronel, podcaster and Slack software engineer. …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Nov 7th @ 07:00 AM

Most Common Contracts for Small Businesses and What You Need to Know Presented by: The UTSA Small Business Development Center

Texas business attorney, Roberto Ramirez with the Ramirez Law Firm, will be discussing the most common contracts for small businesses. This course is intended to help you identify contract terms to which you should pay the closest attention to. With this basic familiarity with top-level issues, you will be better able to assess and manage the contract-related risks associated with your business. …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Nov 7th @ 10:00 AM

The Business Plan Presented by: UTSA SBDC

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. At this workshop, our experienced instructors will teach you the components of a business plan using an interactive format. Walk away from this workshop with the start of a business plan written specifically for your business, an electronic template and resources to guide you through the process! Topics discussed in this workshop include: business p …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Nov 7th @ 10:00 AM

Flask-Admin: an Exploration Presented by: Alamo City Python Group

Join us for the November Alamo City Python Meetup! This month, our own Tex Morgan will walk us through the functionality and possibilities easily created by using Flask-Admin. In a world of microservices and APIs, Flask-Admin solves the boring problem of building an admin interface on top of an existing data model. With little effort, it lets you manage your web service’s data through a user-friendly interface….More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Nov 7th @ 07:00 PM

Freelancers’ Coffee Club Presented by: Key Coworking

Come network with other freelancers and discuss relevant topics. Free coffee is provided for the event. …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Nov 8th @ 09:00 AM

State of the Port Presented by: West San Antonio Chamber of Commerce

In recent months, the Port’s vast campus has been the leading place for San Antonio’s technology growth—creating more than 2,000 new jobs in some of our community’s top industries, including aerospace, cybersecurity and applied technology. …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Nov 8th @ 11:00 AM

Veterans Codeathon Presented by: CivTechSA

Geekdom and Codeup have joined forces to host the first Veterans Codeathon here in San Antonio powered by CivTechSA from November 8-10, 2019! We are calling on coders, designers, and tech experts in the area to build something extraordinary to improve the quality of life for our active-duty military members, veterans, and their spouses. This event is open to everyone!..More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Nov 8th @ 05:00 PM

10th Annual CORE4 STEM Family Day Presented by: San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Join the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for our 10th Annual CORE4 STEM Family Day! We invite you to join us for a fun-filled day where you and your family can explore higher education and career opportunities within the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields. …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Nov 9th @ 09:00 AM

BarCamp San Antonio Presented by: BarCamp San Antonio

BarCamp San Antonio – A Celebration of Talent and PotentialBarCamp San Antonio is an unconference conference where the attendees are the presenters. Where the hallways are meant to be filled with side conversations and ideation of the future of San Antonio.Put on with the support of multiple organizations, this conference is not about sponsors, being seen or headlining.It is about San Antonio’s talent coming together and sharing their projects …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Nov 9th @ 11:00 AM

TEDxSanAntonio Fall 2019 Main Event: re:frame Presented by: TEDxSanAntonio

TEDxSanAntonio presents its 2019 Main Event: re:frame For the second time, our annual Main Event will be in downtown San Antonio at the beautiful, historic Charline McCombs Empire Theatre. This year we will be featuring a half-day program. A tentative schedule is below.  We will have live TED-style talks from local leaders and global experts, in addition to visiting our favorite recorded TED talks….More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Nov 9th @ 01:00 PM

Celebration of Making at 10BitWorks Makerspace Presented by: 10BitWorks

Come join other MAKERS @ 10BitWorks Member Appreciation PotLuck! Open to all members, past, present & future! For Members: Showcase your latest project to other members in the corridor display…More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Nov 9th @ 06:00 PM

Luminaria Artist Brunch: The Intersection of Art, Film & Tech Presented by: Luminaria

Featured Artists Jonathan Treviño, Kaleidoscopic deLight, Brenda L. Burmeister, and curator Katherine Sotelo discuss film and technology as visual, performing, and literary arts and how these mediums can be used to subvert societal norms…More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Nov 10th @ 11:00 AM

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 tours. Free admission, donations are appreciated. Date and Time:  November 9, starts at 10:00 a.m.

Featured image is from the San Antonio Women Developers Meetup, they’re meeting Tuesday, November 5, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM in Geekdom’s basement.


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