San Antonio’s STEM Startup Events for the Week of April 16, 2018

By Iris Gonzalez
Startup events in San Antonio this week on a laptop 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. On average, the SA Business Calendar lists over 150 business events every week from different industry sectors.

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Here are some entrepreneurial events scheduled for this week in San Antonio of interest to those innovators working in tech, science, and engineering.

Epic Office Hours at Geekdom APPLICATION: Presented by Capital Factory

What is ‘Epic Office Hours’? Consider it speed dating with influencers! Some of the most successful entrepreneurs, top figures, and investors will be here for lightning round mentor sessions.  Date and Time:  April 17, 2018, starts at 12:30 p.m. Find more details here.

Ask Me Anything with Venture Capitalists: Presented by Capital Factory

Fundraising for your tech startup? Come hear from experienced entrepreneurs and angel investors, get a chance to introduce yourself and ask questions at the next edition of Ask Me Anything with Capital Factory’s Founder and Executive Director Joshua Baer, Geekdom Fund’s  Managing Director Michael Girdley, and Trammell Venture Partners’ Managing Director Christopher Callicott. Date and Time:  April 17, 2018, starts at 4:00 p.m. Find more details here.

Teaching Machines to Code: Presented by San Antonio Artificial Intelligence Meetup

Everyone seems to be concerned with AI replacing their jobs. Should software developers be concerned as well? We’ll take a look at what is currently being developed and proposed for machine-learning-driven software development, look at some prototypes, and try to separate out the reality from the science fiction. Date and Time:  April 17, 2018, starts at 6:00 p.m. Find more details here.

What’s New for Social Media Marketing in 2018: Presented by San Antonio Online Marketing Group

This workshop will focus on new trends and strategies for social media marketing in 2018 for getting the best results for your business.  Date and Time:  April 17, 2018, starts at 6:30 p.m. Find more details here.

April Member Mixer: Presented by San Antonio section of the Society of Women Engineers

We invite you to join us for this month’s mixer. This event serves as an opportunity to network with engineers from a variety of industries in San Antonio. The event is free, but please RSVP for a headcount. Date and Time:  April 18, 2018, starts at 5:00 p.m. Find more details here.

Science, Technology, Investor Reception (STIR): Presented by Office of Technology Commercialization

Chris Garabedian will speak on “A Biopharma Career from A to X: Lessons Learned from Abbott to Xontogeny (and Gilead, Celgene, and Sarepta along the way).” Garabedian founded Xontogeny, LLC, a Boston based company, to support multiple promising technologies from early development through clinical proof of concept. Date and Time:  April 18, 2018, starts at 5:30 p.m. Find more details here.

SA New Tech MeetUp: Presented by San Antonio New Tech

We are a monthly meetup hosted at Geekdom which showcases new technology being developed here in San Antonio. Date and Time:  April 18, 2018, starts at 6:00 p.m. Find more details here.

AIGA SA April Creative Mixer: Presented by AIGA San Antonio

Meet and connect with creative community members for some off-the-cuff networking. Join us to learn about what’s in store for AIGA San Antonio and how you can join in the fun. Date and Time:  April 18, 2018, starts at 6:30 p.m. Find more details here.

San Antonio 3D Printers: Presented by San Antonio’s 3D Printers

So you are printing, but the quality is not where you want it. You might have gaps in your layers, warping, strings between parts, layer shifting, layer separation, thin infill, and many other issues. Let’s troubleshoot the issues. Date and Time:  April 18, 2018, starts at 6:30 p.m. Find more details here.

Sa Founders April Meetup: Presented by SA Founders Coffee Club

Join us at Rosella on Jones Ave. for our April meetup. As always, feel free to bring along a founder friend who you think could benefit from our discussions. Date and Time:  April 19, 2018, starts at 9:00 a.m. Find more details here.

Website SEO Teardown– Get Your Site Live Audited by 2 SEO Experts: Presented by Open Book SEO Co-Founders Cory Ames and Will Boucek

Interested in having your company’s website worked on live by two SEO Experts?  In this 120 minute segment, as a group, we are going to live audit our own websites, most critical pages and product/service pages to develop a simple and clear SEO Action Plan for you and your company. Date and Time:  April 19, 2018, starts at 2:00 p.m. Find more details here.

Hot Wings Showdown Coding Challenge: Presented by San Antonio Coding Challenge

Join us for a finger licking good time at the Hot Wings Showdown Coding Challenge. There will be five fun challenges (of varying complexity) with points awarded for the completion of each one. Date and Time:  April 19, 2018, starts at 6:30 p.m. Find more details here.

Idea Generation– Bring It To Earth: Presented by UTSA Small Business Development Center

This is a no-cost event! Registration is encouraged as seating is limited. The workshop will be held at the San Antonio Area Foundation, 303 Pearl Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78215. Date and Time:  April 20, 2018, starts at 9:00 a.m. Find more details here.

Meet a Mentor at Fermented Friday: Presented by The Learning Company

“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” –Albert Einstein. Join The Learning Company, the Spring 2018 Startup Boot Camp participants, and our Alamo Colleges District team as we host our Meet a Mentor mixer in partnership with Geekdom. Date and Time:  April 20, 2018, starts at 4:00 p.m. Find more details here.

Mark your calendar for this ‘can’t-miss’ upcoming event! Fiesta Tech Trek: Presented by San Antonio Chamber of Commerce

Fiesta is San Antonio’s longest and largest “party with a purpose” and what better time to introduce you to the growing startups, technologies, and tech companies that call San Antonio’s downtown Tech district home, than with a trek along Houston Street! Date and Time:  April 24, 2018, starts at 5:00 p.m. Find more details here.

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