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Is this for me? This question runs through thousands of heads across the world as they decide whether or not attending Startup Weekend is a good idea.

We’ve heard most of the reasons why people think Startup Weekend isn’t a good fit for them:

– I’m not tech-savvy

– I’m not a business person

– I don’t have an interest in startups

– I’m not an entrepreneur

– I don’t enjoy challenges

– I’m morally opposed to fun

All of us here at Startup Weekend want you to know that these are terrible excuses not to attend Startup Weekend. This event is for everyone. Each person brings something different to the table, and this is essential for making a well rounded team. Our attendees are nearly 50% technical (developers, coders, designers) and 50% non-technical (marketing, finance, law, education, and even people who aren’t sure what they are).

Every attendee is looking to work with a motivated, creative, skilled person to create a business or product in a weekend. We’re not concerned whether you’re a coding wizard or a business mogul, we just want an open mind and a willingness to take a risk.

Take the jump, you’ll be happy you did. Early-bird discount tickets go on sale Friday September 11th at 4 P.M.

Sam LaBine