What is a Startup Weekend?
An event in which people meet to work together to create a startup in 54 hours.
Why a women-focused Startup Weekend?
The entrepreneurial talent we see from women is inspiring, and we are excited about creating an event that will showcase it.
How big are the teams?
Teams of 2 to 5 should be formed.
What if I sign-up alone or don’t have a group?
Don’t worry if you don’t know anyone attending. We will help everyone form teams and there will be lots of time to mingle and get to know other attendees. (The point is to meet and work with new people!)
Who is this aimed at?
Community members of any age with programming, design, user experience, business or project management skills who want to learn the fun and fast world of startups.
What do I need to bring?
A laptop, and a desire to contribute! You must be able to attend Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Can men attend?
Yes, everyone is invited to attend and participate in groups. Only women will be pitching ideas and leading the groups.
Who owns the code that I write?
You do, unless you’re using something that belongs to someone else.
I can’t code, can I still attend?
Yes! In fact, a well-rounded team of different skill sets is what will help make this event successful. Including, graphic designers, programmers, marketers, business developers and anyone looking to learn!
I have an idea, can I pitch it?
Absolutely! Women are encouraged to bring their ideas and share their ideas!
What if no one forms a team around my idea?
That’s okay! We encourage everyone to give it their best shot. If your idea is not picked by attendees, we still STRONGLY encourage you to participate on another team.
I’m still not sure if I should go…
There is great opportunity for women to get more involved and test their ideas, this is an opportunity to reinvent our environment and build conditions for both women and men to thrive and do more of what they love.
What are you waiting for? Register now!