San Antonio Startup Events for the Week of September 2, 2019

By Iris Gonzalez
The next cohort for The District begins September 9,

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

1 Million Cups Presented by: Launch SA

This event averages 40 – 50 people each week – irrespective of the attendance listed on Meetup. 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 4th @ 9:15 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: Sep 4th @ 10:30 AM 

Software Tools for Business Presented by: Key Coworking

Discover new tools to make your business run better and come share a few of your favorites! We’ll be looking at different programs that can help run your business just a little bit better! …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Sep 4th @ 12:00 PM 

Geekdom Spotlight: Carivino Presented by: Geekdom

A celebration of local entrepreneurs who are making major moves for their business! …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Sep 4th @ 5:00 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 4th @ 7:00 PM 

Mentor-Protege Program Recognition Breakfast Presented by: Bexar County Small Business & Entrepreneurship Dept.

Join the Bexar County SBED and the San Antonio Chapter of the AGC for the Mentor-Protege Program Recognition Breakfast …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Sep 5th @ 8:00 AM 

Small Business Regulatory Forum – San Antonio Presented by: SBA San Antonio District Office

In furthering the goals of presidential executive orders on regulatory reform, the SBA Office of Advocacy is presenting this small business forum in an effort to hear directly from small businesses about what regulations concern them the most.  This will be an opportunity for small businesses to educate the Office of Advocacy through first-hand accounts of how they are impacted by federal regulations. …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Sep 5th @ 9:30 AM 

Creative Writing for Entrepreneurs: Access Your Hidden Talent and the Power of Words Presented by: Launch SA

Communication through writing is one of the most valuable skills for entrepreneurs. Posts, tweets, emails, blogs, business plans and booklets are some of the tools we use to educate and engage investors, partners, clients, and customers about the value of our products and services. These do not have to be dry, boring, or overly complex – on the contrary. …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Sep 5th @ 10:30 AM 

Ask A Lender! Open Office Hours Presented by: LiftFund

Are you interested in applying for a small business loan, but want more information on what the process entails and how to best prepare? Drop in to our open office hours to have a free one-on-one consultation with a Business Development Officer from LiftFund who will explain the general criteria for obtaining a small business loan and will help you identify what steps you need to take to increase your chances of successfully obtaining funding….More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Sep 5th @ 11:00 AM 

Pod Squad September 2019 Presented by: Carrie Hill

If you like podcasts, this is the meet-up for you!  Think book club, but instead of reading books, we’ll all listen to the same informative/inspirational podcast episode. Next we’ll discuss it as a group to bring out the important themes and lessons that we can apply to our own businesses.  This gives us a chance to learn while we connect with like-minded women! …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Sep 5th @ 11:30 AM 

Pitch School Presented by: VelocityTX

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 6th @ 9:00 AM 

Business Model Canvas Presented by: LiftFund

Starting and running a business requires time, commitment and passion, and at times it feels like you are putting a puzzle together –always organizing the pieces. With the business model canvas, you can focus on what you need to know to start your business simply. In this session, Carlos Acosta of LiftFund Women’s Business Center will cover the key elements of the business model canvas. …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Sep 6th @ 11:00 AM 

Firecat First Friday September: Visual Problem Solving Presented by: Firecat Studio

Firecat First Fridays are BACK! Firecat Studio is pleased to offer our popular lunchtime coworking sessions again, at a convenient new coworking spot — Key Coworking! We offer these monthly UX and marketing lunch-and-learn sessions to San Antonio’s business and creative community. …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Sep 6th @ 11:30 AM 

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…More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Sep 7th @ 8:30 AM 

JavaScript Group Practice Session Presented by: Radu Istrate & VentureX

Want to improve your Javascript skills in a fun group setting, with an experienced instructor?  Come join us for a Group Practice Session, where we’ll do a variety of Javascript exercises, exploring a number of language features, including loops, arrays, and functions.  The instructor will answer your questions about Javascript, if you’ve been wondering how something works and were unsure how to find out. …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Sep 7th @ 10:00 AM 

Texas Podcast Union – San Antonio Presented by: Lanie H

Come meet some of your favorite Texas Podcasters & special guests! You’ll get to mix, mingle, eat, drink & get free merch! …More Details on Event Website Date and Time: Sep 7th @ 6:00 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 a makers market in the parking lot once a month. Free admission, donations are appreciated. Date and Time:  September 6, starts at 10:00 a.m.

The next cohort for The District begins September 9. Sign up at Geekdom’s website.

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