To make the process even easier for you, here are seven San Antonio panels that may be of interest. Earlier, Silicon Hills News did a post on these 13 panels offered up by Austin entrepreneurs.
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The State of Crowdfunding: New Laws, Risk & Reward: Texas just approved crowdfunding and Mass Venture was the first crowdfunding portal approved under the new state regulations. This panel features Nathan Roach with San Antonio-based MassVenture, R.C. Rondero de Mosier with MWR Legal, David Neff of PricewaterhouseCooper and Andrea Kalmans with Lontra Ventures.
Multicultural Blogger and Content Creator Meet Up: Melanie Mendez-Gonzales, a San Antonio blogger who pens the Que Means What Blog, is organizing this meetup to talk about the power and influence of a multicultural audience and how to reach them and what social media tools work best.
Be Helpful: the Strategy for Social Success: this panel features San Antonio-based Rackspace employees Garrett Heath, Elizabeth Jurewicz and Frank Cerda discussing how a strategy focused on being helpful helps a company succeed. Being helpful is the social media strategy for Rackspace.
Unfiltered-Distilling Down the Beverage Industry: thinking about starting up a beverage company? Then you might want to listen to a few entrepreneurs from San Antonio who have been there and done that. This panel discusses the “trials and tribulations” of the process. It features Ryan Salts with Break Fast & Launch, Manny Carral with Revolucion Coffee+Juice, Vera Deckard with San Antonio Brewing Co. and Boyan Kalusevic from Dorcol Distilling Co.
The New Age Trade School: Apply Within: this panel looks at alternative education and coding schools like San Antonio-based Codeup as a way for employees to gain skills needed in today’s marketplace. The panel features Peter French of FreeFlow Research, Michael Girdley with Codeup, Ravae Shaeffer with Transformation Central Texas T-STEM Center and Brittany Shamsky with LiftFund.
False Alarm: Periscope Really Helps Rights Holders: A discussion about the use of Periscope and Merikat at professional sporting events including discussions about copyright. The panel features Nick Velliquette and Ray Machuca with FloSports and Chris Wenk with the San Antonio Spurs.
Hacking Water Security: Cities at the Forefront: Water is a hot button topic in Texas and across the country. The drought in California and Texas has led many to focus on innovation in the water industry. This panel will talk about how cities are searching for new supplies of water and grappling with conservation and scarcity. The panel features Kevin Allison with Thomson Reuters, Jimmy Gomez with the State of California, Robert Rivard of The Rivard Report and Avital Dror-Ehre with Clever Water.