San Antonio Startup Events for the Week of October 8, 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

Social Media: Getting Started with Instagram, Snapchat and Facebook Presented by San Antonio Small Business Meetup Group

Join the UTSA SBDC and Mark Nanez from the DG Agency to find out how businesses are using Instagram, Snapchat and Facebook to grow and generate more leads. Learn tips, hashtag techniques and more. Date and Time: Oct. 9, 2018, starts at 10:00 a.m.

Let’s Talk: More Bookings in Less Time Without All the Hassle Presented by Business Heroes: San Antonio

What is the one resource you can’t make more of? Your TIME! Yet, we all encounter time-wasters, distractions, and non-revenue producing activities that bog you down. Learn how to get more bookings in less time. Date and Time: Oct. 9, 2018, starts at 1:00 p.m.

Automate Your Business on Facebook (with a ChatBots!) Presented by Launch San Antonio

Imagine having someone in your business who greets incoming leads, pre-qualifies those leads for you , sends that lead contact info directly to your inbox– all 24/7 for FREE! That’s probably illegal. But I have a better solution! Let me show you how you can AUTOMATE your business on Facebook with a simple software that takes 15 minutes Date and Time: Oct. 9, 2018, starts at 6:00 p.m.

Fast Track to Information Technology Careers Presented by Project QUEST, Inc.

Map out a Fast Track to your IT Career. Receive information about Non-Traditional Training, Funding, and support organizations available to expedite a successful transition into an IT Career. Date and Time: Oct. 10, 2018, starts at 8:00 a.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 six-minute, live presentation with audience feedback and questions. Date and Time: Oct. 10, 2018, starts at 9:00 a.m.

Human Resources Roundtable: Managing and Growing Your Team! Presented by Launch San Antonio

Team management got you down? Are your teams not being productive? Sales are falling? Attitudes are off the charts? Come and learn 3 Steps for managing and empowering stellar teams in your organization or business. Date and Time: Oct. 10, 2018, starts at 10:30 a.m.

Social Hour (Game Developers) 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: Oct. 10, 2018, starts at 7:00 p.m.

Software Self-Employment – iOS Developers Meetup Presented by San Antonio iOS Developer Meetup

5 years ago I quit my full-time software development job to run my own software business. Come learn how I did it, what I’ve learned, what I’d do different, and bring some questions. Date and Time: Oct. 10, 2018, starts at 7:30 p.m.

Introduction to eCommerce Roundtable Presented by Launch SA

Introduction to eCommerce Roundtable Have you ever thought of selling your products online? Join us next for Thursday’s Roundtable where we’ll cover: 6 Reasons Why You Should Sell Online Which Platform Is Right For You Marketplaces VS Web-stores Is DIY The Best Choice? Bring all your questions and find out if now is the right time for your business to go online! Date and Time: Oct. 11, 2018, starts at 11:00 a.m.

Emerging Venture Pipeline Luncheon Presented by VelocityTX

Join us for the San Antonio Emerging Venture Pipeline Quarterly Luncheon Date and Time: Oct. 11, 2018, starts at 11:30 a.m.

Rally to Save Our City Presented by Tech Bloc

Hey Tech Bloc, We Face an “Election Like No Other.” Our Progress is Under Attack, and Our Future is at Risk. Let’s Rally! Join special guests Mayor Ron Nirenberg and other tech and city leaders at the Rally-to-Save-Our-City.  Date and Time: Oct. 11, 2018, starts at 5:00 p.m.

How to Create FB ads that go Viral Presented by Nexo

We will cover: Most Profitable Facebook Ads Secrets, How We Create a 600% ROI For Our Clients, How To Create Facebook Video Ads That Go Viral.  Date and Time: Oct. 11, 2018, starts at 07:00 p.m.

Texas Cyber Summit Presented by Texas Cyber Summit

The Texas Cyber Summit 2018 San Antonio Texas, Wyndham RiverWalk Convention Center. October 12-14, with pre-summit paid training from well-known training companies Oct. 8 to the 11. Date and Time: Oct. 12, 2018, starts at 8:00 a.m.

Coffee Social: Giving Tuesday Social Media Strategy Presented by Sweet Talk Social

Have you been tasked to spearhead online fundraising efforts for your organization? Social media is one of the best ways for nonprofits to leverage fundraising but it requires a little planning. Join us to network and learn over coffee and create a social media strategy for Giving Tuesday on November 27.  Date and Time: Oct. 12, 2018, starts at 9:00 a.m.

AIGA SA: Creative Community Forum Presented by AIGA SA

Here’s your opportunity to guide and contribute to AIGA San Antonio! What are your thoughts and suggestions on our events and programming for the coming year? Engage with us through a design thinking workshop where we will generate and capture ideas. Date and Time: Oct. 13, 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. Free admission, donations are appreciated. Date and Time:  Oct. 13, 2018, starts at 10:00 a.m.

San Antonio TechTank (Launch, Optimize, AI, Blockchain, EQ) Presented by San Antonio TechTank (Launch, Optimize, AI, Blockchain, EQ)

San Antonio TechTank (Launch, Optimize, AI, Blockchain, EQ). This Monthly meetup provides an outlet for people across multiple industries to exchange and discuss business and technology topics. Date and Time: Oct. 14, 2018, starts at 5:30 p.m.

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