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SU_CR_LIONStartup Weekend Cedar Rapids is a 54-hour event that brings together designers, developers, entrepreneurs, and experts from all domains to bring ideas to reality. This event focuses on generating and sharing ideas, creating viable businesses from those ideas, and presenting solutions to these real world issues.

Whether you are an individual looking to experience the energy of an environment that fosters entrepreneurship or a company looking to find new ways to innovate inside your existing business, Startup Weekend is an ideal event for you.

This is a video produced from last year’s event.  https://vimeo.com/91356475

This is a feature in We Create Here that does a great job of covering the event from 2014: http://www.wecreatehere.net/2014/03/03/reflections-startup-weekend-cedar-rapids/

On Friday, March 6th through Sunday, March 8th, Startup Weekend Cedar Rapids will bring together over 100 people that want to test drive startup life and experience the rapid development that comes from being surrounded by some of the most innovative minds in the Creative Corridor.

Startup Weekend Cedar Rapids is actively looking for sponsors.  Your involvement will help insure that this is the most successful Startup Weekend ever seen in the Midwest.

This year’s event will happen inside the Geonetric building in New Bohemia that houses Vault Coworking and the Iowa Startup Accelerator.

Contact David Tominsky at 319-431-4740 or david.tominsky@gmail.com.  Sponsors committed before February 13th are guaranteed all commitments listed below.

SPONSORSHIP LEVELS

Premiere Sponsor ($5000) (2 AVAILABLE)

  • Invitation to address attendees for 3 minutes.
  • Invited to set up a booth for your product/service during Startup Weekend Cedar Rapids event
  • All benefits of the Gold Sponsorship
  • Up to twenty tickets to the event

Platinum Level Sponsor ($2,500) (4 AVAILABLE)

  • Invitation for a guest blog post on Startup Weekend Cedar Rapids Website website
  • Offer a prize to a team or individual via raffle/vote. (eg. iPhone, netbook, software)
  • All benefits of the Gold Sponsorship
  • Ten tickets to the event

Gold Level Sponsor ($1000) (10 AVAILABLE)

  • Identified in media materials for Startup Weekend Cedar Rapids
  • Company name/logo listed on Startup Weekend Cedar Rapids website
  • Thank you & recognition during Startup Weekend Cedar Rapids event
  • Opportunity to hang banners at the event
  • Hand out materials, swag, other relevant materials
  • Five tickets to the event

Silver Level Sponsor ($500) 

  • Company name/logo listed on Startup Weekend Cedar Rapids website
  • Thank you & recognition during the meal you sponsor
  • Opportunity to display a sign or banner on the food table
  • Hand out materials, swag, other relevant materials
  • Two tickets to the event

Sponsor An Entrepreneur ($100)

  • Open registration for one entrepreneur of your choice or we will select.
  • We will ensure that one lucky entrepreneur will get fed, meet new people, learn a ton, and hopefully create a successful startup!
  • Recognition on the Startup Weekend Cedar Rapids website
  • Recognition at the Opening Event on Friday and Closing Event on Sunday

Contributing Level Sponsor (Price Varies)

  • Help Support Startup Weekend with Press Coverage, Marketing, Swag, Venues, Food, Beer, Software, Discounts….. Anything that the community will benefit from!

Ready to become a Sponsor?

For more Information contact David Tominsky at 319-431-4740 or david.tominsky@gmail.com. Thanks!

Josh McNary