San Antonio Startup Events for the Week of September 16, 2019

By Iris Gonzalez
Quick Sip Coffee Wins the $25,000 Stumberg Venture Competition. From left: Trinity Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dr. Deneese Jones, Quick Sip founder Jacob Hurrell-Zitelman, and director Luis Martinez. Photo credit: 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

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: Sep 17th @ 10:00 AM 

A monthly round-table and networking meetup for women in the tech industry. Presented by: Women in Tech SATX 👾 #womenintechsatx

Join us to plan the coming year of meetings and body of work. We usually tag-team the planning of topic and speakers for each meeting so our members all have an opportunity to participate in leading. One of my personal goals for the coming months is to collectively draft a short (one page?) position paper (including a practical checklist of action items) on how San Antonio companies can include and implement diversity in their organizations as a core value. …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Sep 17th @ 06:00 PM 

Residency Demo Day Presented by: CivTechSA

This civic technology showcase will highlight all of the companies’ hard work and custom solutions they developed for City of San Antonio …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Sep 17th @ 06:30 PM 

Outside of the Artboard with Doc Reed Presented by: AIGA SA

Take a peek at the thoughts of a red-headed lumberjack who wandered out of the woods and into Corporate America. …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Sep 17th @ 07:00 PM 

San Antonio Devs Meetup – 2019 Q3 Presented by: San Antonio Software Developers Group (SADev)

A Series of Lightning Talks from Community Members …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Sep 17th @ 07:00 PM 

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. …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Sep 18th @ 09:15 AM 

Design Thinking: Creativity at Work Presented by: LiftFund

Join the Women’s Business Center and Hector Carrillo in learning about the creative problem-solving technique that is Design Thinking! This workshop will serve as an introduction to a new approach to solving problems that includes six key steps: Empathize, Define, Ideate, Prototype, Test, and Implement. …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Sep 18th @ 09:30 AM 

Understanding Business Financial Statements Presented by: LiftFund

In this workshop, business owners will learn the three most important financial documents: balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and cash flow reports. At the end of the workshop, business owners will be able to prepare or work with a professional to prepare these documents for their businesses. Join us for an interactive and informative workshop! Be sure to bring your business cards for networking and a raffle to win a $25 gift card. Light refreshments will be provided. …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Sep 18th @ 09:30 AM 

QuickBooks Online, Mentor Round Presented by: Launch SA

Do you struggle with generating accurate financial statements? Join Steve Chase as he demos using QuickBooks Online to generate the Profit and Loss and Balance Sheet reports. Mentor: Steve Chase Steve Chase is the founder of Sequentia Solutions, a consulting firm that specializes in QuickBooks Online training….More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Sep 18th @ 10:30 AM 

Designing Intentional Customer Service Presented by: Key Coworking

We will be discussing how to strategizing before, during, and after sale; generating repeat customers,  …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Sep 18th @ 12:00 PM 

2019 Stumberg Venture Competition, Final Round Presented by: Trinity University, Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The Louis H. Stumberg Venture Competition is a multi-part competition. Hosted every spring and fall, each cohort of students has an opportunity to compete for a chance to win mentorship and funding for their startup. Of the teams that competed in the Stumberg, Seed Round, five won $5,000 in seed funding for their venture and an opportunity to participate in the Summer Accelerator program. …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Sep 18th @ 04:30 PM 

Datanut Networking and Happy Hour! Presented by: SA Business Intelligence, Analytics & Data

<p>Come join a community of like-minded individuals who have an interest in business analytics for an evening out on Wednesday, September 18 at ‘The Hoppy Monk’ (1010 N Loop 1604 E, San Antonio, TX 78232). Hosted by the ‘SA Business Intelligence and Data Analytics’ team, enjoy introductions and conversations after work weekday in a casual environment ideal for networking featuring an upbeat bar …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Sep 18th @ 05:30 PM 

Cybersecurity 101 Presented by: Tech Talent South – San Antonio

Compliance? Data Loss Prevention? Cyber Espionage? Phishing? Cloud Security? You may have heard these lofty terms tossed around, but what do they really mean? In an era where cybersecurity has become essential to every industry, it’s never been more important to be informed. Join Tech Talent South for Cybersecurity 101 where we’ll explain the terms and tools you need to protect your business….More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Sep 18th @ 07:00 PM 

San Antonio YouTube Create (YouTubers meetup) Presented by: San Antonio Youtube Create (Youtube meet up group)

We are going to be back at geekdom this week come join us just go to the basement classrooms …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Sep 18th @ 07:00 PM 

September Founders’ Meetup Presented by: SA Founders’ Coffee Club

Summer is coming to a close! We hope you are ready to welcome fall and (eventually) cooler weather. Fall tends to be a busy season for everyone, but take a quick time-out before things get into full gear and chat with us over about your business challenges at the new Brown Coffee location in Southtown. Join our monthly discussion and share your ideas, challenges and experiences on how things are going so far. As always, feel free to bring along another Founder friend who you think can …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Sep 19th @ 9:00 AM 

What Business Structure is Right for You? Startup and Franchising Workshop Presented by: San Antonio Small Business Meetup Group

Do you dream of owning your own business but you just aren’t sure what your best option is? Should you start your own business, buy an existing business or buy a franchise? How can you leverage your skills and minimize your risk? …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Sep 19th @ 09:00 AM 

Growth Workshop – 6 Steps to a Better Business Presented by: Fernando Reyes, ActionCOACH Partner/Business Owner

Unlock your full potential and grow your sales, profits, cashflow and team! You will learn time-tested principles of how to: Gain control of your time, team and money Turn your marketing into an investment, not an expense Leverage team, systems, technology and marketing Recruit, motivate and retain a winning team of employees …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Sep 19th @ 10:30 AM 

Securing your AWS Infrastructure w/ Logicworks and AlertLogic Presented by: Amazon Web Services (AWS) San Antonio Users Group

Hackers are creative. Beyond obvious attack vectors like DDoS and malware, what network and console-level attacks should we protect against? And how can AWS tools help? On September 19, join cybersecurity experts from Logicworks and Alert Logic for alive run-through of over two dozen common cloud attack vectors, and learn which specific tools and AWS security settings to use to protect yourself….More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Sep 19th @ 05:30 PM 

Space Science & Exploration Lectures Presented by: SAMSAT

The San Antonio Museum of Science and Technology, Port San Antonio, and WEX Foundation, are delighted to invite you to the first lecture in the Space Science &amp; Exploration series. Our first lecture entitled “Deep Space Exploration from a Personal Perspective”, will be given by Ms. Susan Pope, Director of the Department of Space Instrumentation at Southwest Research Institute….More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Sep 19th @ 06:00 PM 

TEDxSanAntonio – Become a Volunteer Presented by: TEDxSanAntonio

Our city’s ideas worth spreading need volunteers like you. TEDxSanAntonio is in search of people to join the team to accelerate big ideas to create big impact.We have some extraordinary opportunities for experienced, dependable, technical, and/or creative professionals to join our team. …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Sep 19th @ 06:30 PM 

Pitch School Presented by: VelocityTX

*The location for Pitch School may change as we are in the process of moving to our new campus. We will send an email notification with specific location changes for each date. On select Fridays, two entrepreneurs from our community will pitch their businesses to the VelocityTX team and other members of San Antonio’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. This is an opportunity for entrepreneurs to receive valuable, in-depth feedback and constructive criticism to help them refine their pitch – whether they’ …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Sep 20th @ 09:00 AM 

Morning Coffee & Tech Presented by: Tech Talent South – San Antonio

Great Conversations, great people, but more importantly great coffee!! Come to Morning Coffee and Tech, a meetup that is not networking focused, but more human-focused, on learning about your fellow peers! …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Sep 20th @ 09:30 AM 

How to be an Awesome Intern Manager Presented by: The UTSA Small Business Development Center

Employers who are thoughtful when designing internship programs and intentional in implementing them reap benefits regarding intern engagement, productivity, and loyalty. Join us to learn about key elements of a high impact internship, reasons why each is important, and tangible ideas for building each into your internship program.  The session will feature tips on how to create internships that make students feel valued, motivated, and committed to the organization. Workshop presented by the U …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Sep 20th @ 10:00 AM 

AR/VR Game Jam 2019 Presented by: Greater Gaming Society of San Antonio

It has been a while since our last Game Jam and we thought we would mix it up a little and try an AR VR Game Jam. AR and VR are becoming more accessible than ever and we want to promote the development on these platforms in San Antonio. Companies like Merge VR and Reality Devs located here in San Antonio are helping pave the way of mixed reality development and we want more developers to be apart of it. …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Sep 20th @ 05:00 PM 

SA Bitcoin and Crypto Traders Presented by: San Antonio Bitcoin and Crypto

First, our meetup takes place at the Starbucks in Castle Hills – West Ave. on the 4th or last Sunday of every month and we look forward to meeting with you. Members should familiarize themselves with “TOKEN-BASED 2nd-Factor-Authorization” and “Cold-Storage” methods of cryptocurrency custodianship. …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Sep 22nd @ 07:00 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 tours. Free admission, donations are appreciated. Date and Time:  September 20, starts at 10:00 a.m.

Don’t miss Trinity University’s Stumberg competition Sept. 18. Photo credit: Startups San Antonio

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