San Antonio’s STEM Startup Events for the Week of May 14, 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.

San Antonio’s First Open Coffee Club! Talk Tech/Entrepreneurship Presented by SA Open Coffee Club

We’re very excited to host San Antonio’s first Open Coffee Club! What’s Open Coffee Club? The concept is simple–start your day off talking tech, entrepreneurship, innovation, and more with people who are just as excited, interested, passionate about it as you! Date and Time: May 15, 2018, starts at 8:00 a.m.

Alamo ISSA Quarterly Meeting Presented by Alamo ISSA

Network with other information security professionals in the area. Lunch is included with your ticket. After the meeting, a mixer sponsored by Cisco will be held until 6:30 p.m. in Maggiano’s Bar area. Date and Time: May 15, 2018, starts at 12:00 p.m.

Website SEO Teardown Presented by Open Book SEO

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 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: May 15, 2018, starts at 1:30 p.m.

May Tech2sDay: Def-Logix 10-Year Anniversary Celebration Presented by TechBloc

Come join the party! SA cybersecurity pioneer Def-Logix is ten years old, and they want to celebrate their birthday with the SA tech community. Hosted by TechBloc, this very special #Tech2sDay will be one you don’t want to miss. Date and Time: May 15, 2018, starts at 5:00 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. Date and Time: May 16, 2018, starts at 9:00 a.m.

Marketing Roundtable Series (Buyer’s Journey)! Presented by Launch SA

Join us for the second session of the Marketing Roundtable Series with Jeremy Roberts, where we will discuss the buyer’s journey. I believe that marketing is the lifeblood of every business and its purpose is to build a link between the company and its customers. Date and Time: May 16, 2018, starts at 10:30 a.m.

SA New Tech MeetUp Presented by San Antonio New Tech

We are a monthly meetup that is hosted at Geekdom which showcases new technology being developed here in San Antonio. We give local businesses and inventors a platform to showcase their technology to the San Antonio community. Date and Time: May 16, 2018, starts at 6:00 p.m.

May Founders Coffee Meetup Presented by SA Founders’ Coffee Club

Come out and join us for our May coffee club meetup. We are getting close the mid-year mark and would love to hear about progress on your business and any challenges or insights you’ve learned this year. Date and Time: May 17, 2018, starts at 9:00 a.m.

Codeup Demo Day Presented by Codeup

Want exclusive access to Java + JavaScript developers with over 600 contact hours of training? Attend our second Demo Day of 2018! This is an exclusive event for employers and recruiters looking for top software development talent. Date and Time: May 17, 2018, starts at 3:15 p.m.

Pitch Tab 2 Presented by Launch SA

Pitch Tab is a casual, fun, competitive way to get feedback on your ideas and prepare yourself for further growth and development. One evening a quarter, we gather in a local venue to grab a drink and pitch our ideas. Date and Time: May 17, 2018, starts at 6:00 p.m.

San Antonio Society of Women Entrepreneurs Presented by San Antonio Society of Women Entrepreneurs

The Society of Women Entrepreneurs is a community-driven, heart-centered group that gathers monthly in San Antonio, TX to uplift, empower & support local, female-owned businesses. Date and Time: May 17, 2018, starts at 6:30 p.m.

Fireside Innovation Presented by Impact Guild

FIRESIDE INNOVATION is for the idea generators out there who need wide open spaces for creativity and new ideas to flourish. Gather with other like-minded people for a day of play. Date and Time: May 18, 2018, starts at 9:30 a.m.

2018 ACTLab New Media Conference Presented by Joseph Lopez

2018 ACTLab New Media Conference – Culture, Art, and Technology in the 22nd Century (CAT22) Redux. We invite proposals for papers, roundtable discuss Date and Time: May 18, 2018, starts at 11:00 a.m.

CivTechSA College Ideathon Weekend Presented by CivTechSA

Join us at the very first CivTechSA Ideathon Competition! The City of San Antonio’s Information Technology Systems Department (ITSD) will pitch ten department challenges to college students for a chance to win a lucratively paid internship with ITSD and a chance to work on their winning idea during the internship. Date and Time: May 18, 2018, starts at 5:30 p.m.

Promise Zone to Entrepreneurship Presented by SAGE

Are you interested in starting your own business? Are you already in business and could benefit from additional resources? Date and Time: May 19, 2018, starts at 8:00 a.m.

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. Free admission, donations are greatly appreciated! Date and Time:May 19, 2018, starts at 10:00 a.m.

Cryptocurrency Mining Workshop Presented by Cryptocurrency, Coding, and Blockchain meetups

Have you ever wondered what Bitcoin or Cryptocurrency mining is? Did you know that with the tools that you will learn in this workshop you could potentially turn even just a small closet in your home or office into a virtual “money tree”? Date and Time: May 19, 2018, starts at 1:00 p.m.

Society of Women Engineers May General Meeting with Dianne Beever Presented by Society of Women Engineers

Let’s get together and learn all about SWE  and help answer the question, what is the value of my SWE Membership?  Date and Time: May 19, 2018, starts at 1:30 p.m.

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