San Antonio Startup Week Gears Up for Third Annual Event

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This October, San Antonio Startup Week hosts their third annual event sponsored by 80/20 Foundation, Geekdom, USAA, and Trinity University. Startup Week is a free five-day celebration of all things entrepreneurship, open to the public and completely led by volunteers. By working hand-in-hand with startup advocates like Geekdom and the 80/20 Foundation, this event is able to lead businesses and entrepreneurs to new opportunities and ultimately celebrate the business community.


The event is organized and planned by a number of leaders in the San Antonio Community including Alexandra Frey of the 80/20 Foundation, Ashley Jones of Tech Bloc, Anna Gutierrez of Geekdom, David Ramirez of Scaleworks, Matthew Espinoza of the San Antonio Business Calendar and Carmen Aramanda of Trinity University.


This year Alexandra Frey, Executive Director at the 80/20 Foundation, announces to have influential speakers such as Amy Nelson, CEO of Venture for America, to lead attendees and ultimately encourage them into more growth. Frey also plans to keep all workshops and speaker events entirely downtown on Houston Street to make the event walkable.


“We’re more than excited for the outcome of this years Startup Week and the impact it will make on attendees,” said Frey. “The speakers and workshops will provide diversified educational opportunities and unique panels to enhance the entrepreneurial community existing in San Antonio.”


Startup Week attendee’s can expect over 75 events ranging from startup to small business, covering an array of educational panels, hands-on workshops and city-building events throughout the San Antonio Tech District.  San Antonio Startup Week takes place October 22-26, 2018.


To register for the event or sponsorship opportunities please visit the sanantonio.startupweek.co or email sanantonio@startupweek.co.


San Antonio Startup Week is a five-day celebration of all things entrepreneurship in our city. Organized entirely by volunteers, the mission of SA Startup Week is to bring the community together through educational panels, actionable workshops and city-building events. For more information on event details and newly added events, visit sanantonio.startupweek.co.


To learn more about 80/20 Foundation, visit www.8020foundation.com


To learn more about Trinity’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, visit www.trinity.edu.

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