San Antonio Startup Events for the Week of October 15, 2018

By Iris Gonzalez
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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

3rd Annual Halloween Coding Challenge Presented by Gene Carangal

Welcome to our 3rd Annual Halloween Coding Challenge. We will have a fun coding competition with five challenges (of varying complexity) with points awarded for the completion of each one. Highest score wins. Any scripting language can be used. Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners. Date and Time: Oct. 15, 2018, starts at 6:30 p.m.

MarketBlast-Off Off Workshop Presented by Basic Bananas

Are you tired of chasing customers and hoping for the next sale? Do you feel overwhelmed trying to stay ahead of the latest innovations and trends in the business world? Would you love your business to work without you so you can take time off? Do you feel like your marketing is scattered because you are unsure about what to focus on? Date and Time: Oct. 16, 2018, starts at 9:00 a.m.

Women in Tech Presented by SA Women in Tech

Join this monthly meetup with women from various walks of life that are in tech to discuss different ways on how San Antonio companies can include and implement diversity in their organizations as a core value. Date and Time: Oct. 16, 2018, starts at 6:00 p.m.

SA Web Dev Meetup – October 2018 Presented by The San Antonio Web Development Group

Please join us for our October meetup where George Haskell will be talking about Pragmatic Big Data Management. Date and Time: Oct. 16, 2018, starts at 6:30 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.Date and Time: Oct. 17, 2018, starts at 9:00 a.m.

Drive a Holiday Shopping Rush for your Business Presented by Kathy Pop~ Business Coach & Consultant, Lazer Web Services

 The holiday season will be here before we know it — Google is helping local retail businesses get ready to connect with customers during their busiest time of the year.   Sign up now to attend a viewing party for a free livestream with information about how businesses can leverage Google products and tools, and use Google My Business and Google Ads to reach and engage with holiday shoppers. Date and Time: Oct. 17, 2018, starts at 10:30 a.m.

AITP San Antonio Chapter Meeting Presented by Association of Information Technology Professionals – San Antonio Chapter

Speaker: Andrew Gibbs, Senior Manager, Accenture Federal Services will present “Walking With Dinosaurs: The Past, Present and Future of ERP Systems Date and Time: Oct. 17, 2018, starts at 5:30 p.m.

CyberDEF Dojo’s 4th Birthday Party Presented by CyberDEF Dojo

The CyberDEF Dojo is turned 4 this year, and we decided to give it a proper birthday party! Come join us in the San Antonio Technology Center for some food (tacos!), soft drinks, trivia, Jeopardy, and some prizes! Date and Time: Oct. 17, 2018, starts at 6:30 p.m.

All-Day DevOps 2018 Viewing Party @ Geekdom Presented by San Antonio DevOps!

Come watch DevOps All Day with us at GeekDom. If we get more than 15 people to this event we will book the Event Center. Date and Time: Oct. 17, 2018, starts at 7:00 p.m.

Who has been affected by 3D hubs policy changes? Presented by San Antonio’s 3D Printers

Discuss Hubs policy changes  Date and Time: Oct. 17, 2018, starts at 7:00 p.m.

October Founders’ Coffee Meetup Presented by SA Founders’ Coffee Club

Come join us for our monthly discussion over a hot (or iced) brew at Press Coffee at the Boardwalk on Broadway. As always, feel free to bring along another Founder friend who you think can benefit from our discussion. Date and Time: Oct. 18, 2018, starts at 9:00 a.m.

Building your website, roundtable Presented by Launch SA

Building your website roundtable Do you want to build a website for your business, but don’t know where to start ? Come this Thursday to our roundtable and learn the basics about building your business website. Bring all your questions and lunch! Date and Time: Oct. 18, 2018, starts at 12:00 p.m.

Start Smart – New Braunfels, Texas 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. Date and Time: Oct. 18, 2018, starts at 5:00 p.m.

Databricks as the Main Tool for Data Science Presented by San Antonio Data Science

According to recent studies, Apache Spark™ will be a preferred tool for Big Data and Data Science. Why is it important to manage these new, cutting-edge technologies? How is it going to benefit you? In this session, Jaqueline Gomez, will introduce the benefits, demonstrate the importance of, and provide real-world examples of Apache Spark™ in use. Date and Time: Oct. 18, 2018, starts at 6:00 p.m.

San Antonio Women Developers Meetup Presented by San Antonio Women Developers Meetup

For this second meetup, we will spend the first half in open discussion, and then open up the second half for anyone who wants to share a project for feedback, help and/or kudos. Codeup’s classroom space has large screens perfect for sharing with the group. Date and Time: Oct. 18, 2018, starts at 6:00 p.m.

Fifth Annual San Antonio University Women in Technology Symposium Presented by San Antonio Women in Technology

Please join the San Antonio Women in Technology for the Fourth Annual San Antonio University Women in Technology Symposium. Students majoring in any computing and/or technology program at any college or university are welcome to attend. Date and Time: Oct. 19, 2018, starts at 10:00 a.m.

SAMSAT Saturdays – Open to the public presented 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. Come see the STEM demonstrations, Robotics Clubs USA provided workshops, and Farmers Market in the parking lot. Free admission, donations are appreciated. Date and Time:  Oct. 20, 2018, starts at 10:00 a.m.

Trinity University Network of Entrepreneurs (TUNE) Presented by Trinity University-Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The Trinity University Network of Entrepreneurs (TUNE) Invites you to Brunch Sunday, Oct. 21, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM in the Skyline Room. Dr. Luz Cristal Glangchai is a scientist, entrepreneur, and mentor with a passion. Date and Time: Oct. 21, 2018, starts at 11:00 a.m.

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