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San Antonio Startup Day – February
February 22 @ 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
Looking for resources to build your business, connections to grow your network, or inspiration to spark your next great idea? We’ve got you covered!
Geekdom Open House + Breakfast : 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Join us at Geekdom for a full day of free co-working, networking, and events. Doors officially open at 8:30am! Check in on the 8th floor and enjoy some coffee and networking.
Kickoff to San Antonio Startup Day : 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM
The Official Kickoff of San Antonio Startup Day! Join us for an introduction to Startup Day. You’ll hear a brief overview of the day’s programming and events. Grab some coffee and network with the startup community! Location: Geekdom 8th Floor
Startup Spotlight: Talent Hatched & GaitIQ : 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Join us for our kickoff coffee and breakfast networking event! Come meet other members of San Antonio’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. We’ll start with an introduction to Startup Day, then hear from some new startup founders here at Geekdom. The startup spotlight will feature the founders of Talent Hatched & GAITIQ. Location: Geekdom 8th Floor Community Kitchen
Geekdom Tour : 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Come with Daniel, Geekdom Sales Manager, on a tour of Geekdom. You’ll see the great spaces to work, hear about our resources and programs, and discover the benefits of joining our collaborative community. Tour begins at the 7th floor front desk.
Roundtable: Intellectual Property : 11:30 AM – 01:00 PM
- Is intellectual property important to startups?
- Can it increase business value?
- Can it deter competitors?
- Frameworks for considering IP protection: considering return-on-investment (ROI) and strategic positioning
- Types of intellectual property (IP) Assets
- Patents, trademarks, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets
- What should startups protect?
- How should they evaluate IP through the strategic lens of competitive advantage and differentiation?
- How can startup leaders create a systematic process for mining and protecting their IP?
Location: Geekdom Basement Classroom
What is Geekdom? : 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Curious about what Geekdom is and has to offer? Join the Geekdom Team for this fun informational session. You’ll learn about the benefits of Geekdom membership and discover the core values of our collaborative community. Hear about our community events and entrepreneurial programming that can help you achieve your goals. This orientation is for new and prospective members. Attendees will receive exclusive discounts towards their first month of membership.
Startup Happy Hour : 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Join us for a Startup Happy Hour before the panel event at the historic Dry Goods building. Enjoy some light refreshments while you network with other members of San Antonio’s Startup Ecosystem. Food and drinks will be included.