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By Startup Weekend Global

Startup Weekends are…
Startup Weekends are 54-hour events designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs. The weekend events are centered on action, innovation, and education. Beginning with Friday night pitches and continuing through testing, business model development, and basic prototype creation, Startup Weekends culminate in Sunday night demos to a panel of potential investors and local entrepreneurs. Participants are challenged with building functional startups during the event and are able to collaborate with like-minded individuals outside of their daily networks.

Startup Weekend is a global nonprofit that has hosted hundreds of events in cities around the world.

Core values…

  • People should be judged by their actions, not by what they talk about
  • The best way to lead a fulfilling life is to pursue your passions
  • Entrepreneurship is the single greatest force advancing society and human welfare
  • Empowering others is the best way to identify leaders, build communities, and inspire change

Read more…

Startup Weekend manifesto

10 reasons to check out Startup Weekend


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Sarah Binder