“Every ecosystem needs its Super Bowl event, and San Antonio Startup Week is that for us.” – Lorenzo Gomez, Chairman | Geekdom & 80/20 Foundation
Next week, San Antonio Tech District will be filled with bright-eyed and passionate individuals attending a five-day-long celebration of entrepreneurship – San Antonio Startup Week. As a growing company that got our start right here in San Antonio, we are so excited to be sponsoring the event that encourages and promotes entrepreneurship in our great city.
The mission of San Antonio Startup Week is to bring the community together through educational panels, actionable workshops, and city-building events. San Antonio Startup Week is free, open to the public, and completely led by volunteers.
Want to hang out with us? Here are some of the San Antonio Startup Week events that we are excited to attend:
- Meet the Author: Lorenzo Gomez III
Speaker: Lorenzo Gomez III, Chairman, Geekdom & 80/20 Foundation
Join us in the Latino Collection and Resource Center for a conversation with author Lorenzo Gomez, III, Chairman at Geekdom and 80/20 Foundation. Part memoir, part do-it-yourself guide for professional success, The Cilantro Diaries brings together Gomez’s best business advice in a book that is both entertaining and packed with sage insights. Gomez will be interviewed by his middle school classmate turned State Representative Diego Bernal, who will also share his insights on his path to success. Both young and seasoned professionals will enjoy this inside look at accomplished business and political leaders’ journey to the top.
- Learn to Code. Get Hired.
Speaker: Philip Hernandez, VP of Operations at Codeup
Learn more about coding, what it takes to master, and how this in-demand skill can impact your career, directly from the best career accelerator program located right here in SA – Codeup.
- State of the SA Tech Economy
Speakers: David Heard, Tech Bloc; Lew Moorman, GP at Scaleworks, Jenna Saucedo- Herrera President & CEO, SAEDF; Jason Straughan CEO at Codeup
Whether you are already in the San Antonio Tech Community or looking for ways to get plugged in, you know San Antonio is going through big changes in part to the growth of the San Antonio Tech District. Hear from this panel that will be talking about where our Tech Economy in San Antonio is going and what the future holds.
- USAA Presents Breakfast of Champions: Building for Measurement
Moderator: Luke Horgan, USAA
Building for Measurement- Utilizing data to create and grow your startup business. You have the concept, you have the funding, but what about the data?
In this one hour course, Luke Horgan will present a summary of how to measure your business with an emphasis on growing from concept to corporate. During this engaging presentation, you will learn about the value proposition, personas, funnels and how to measure business results
- Marketing, Tech and Scaling
Speakers: Sarah Cantu, Content Marketing Manager at Qualaroo; Matt Greener, VP of Marketing at Keen; Matt Goldman, Director of Marketing at Earth Class Mail
Marketing is essential to scaling a technology or product. Join the Scaleworks Marketing Academy for a panel discussion on strategy and tactics that have helped their companies grow.
These are just several of the over 75 awesome events taking place throughout the San Antonio Tech District. Each event focuses on four different pathways: connecting with your community, getting started, scaling your business, and telling your story.
Going to San Antonio Startup Week? Tweet us, and let’s meet up!