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Why attend a Startup Weekend event?


Call us biased, but we think that there are dozens of reasons why you should come to a Startup Weekend! Since we know your time is valuable, we’ll only list the top seven:

  1. 知行合一 Education
    创业周末是通过创造性行动来学习。不必被理论所困,建立你自己的策略,并不断去验证它。Startup Weekends are all about learning through the act of creating. Don’t just listen to theory, build your own strategy and test it as you go.
  2. 人脉搭建 Build your network
    它不仅仅带给你欢乐时光,创业周末将吸引社群中最好的实干家,并通过花费一个周末的工作来搭建解决现实问题和可规模化的公司,你将搭建长期的人脉关系,并有可能获得一份新工作甚至是投资人。This isn’t just a happy-hour. Startup Weekend attracts your community’s best makers and do-ers. By spending a weekend working to build scalable companies that solve real-world problems, you will build long-lasting relationships and possibly walk away with a job or even an investor.
  3. 伙伴寻觅 Co-Founder Dating
    创业依靠的不仅是好点子,更多的是好团队。创业周末是你能真正找到理想伙伴并一同创业的极佳途径。We all know it’s not just about the idea – it’s about the team. Startup Weekend is hands down the best way to find someone you can actually launch a startup with.
  4. 技能学习 Learn a new skill
    迈出你的舒适区。奉献一整个周末徜徉创造力的海洋,创业周末充满着在新平台工作,学习新程序语言的最佳机会,或者只是想尝试些新东西。Step outside of your comfort zone. With a whole weekend dedicated to letting your creative juices flow, Startup Weekends are perfect opportunities to work on a new platform, learn a new programming language, or just try something different.
  5. 真实创业 Actually launch a business
    超过36%的创业周末项目在3个月后变得更强大。约80%的参与人在创业周末活动后仍计划一同与团队成员或项目继续工作。Over 36% of Startup Weekend startups are still going strong after 3 months. Roughly 80% of participants plan on continuing working with their team or startup after the weekend.
  6. 会面“大牛” Get face time with thought leaders
    当地技术和创业“大牛”们将作为活动的教练和评判。这里能获得同创业社群“大牛”们一对一会面的机会。Local tech and startup leaders participate in Startup Weekends as coaches and judges. Get some one-on-one time with the movers and shakers in your community.
  7. 加入全球社群 Join a global community
    加入超过100,000人的创业周末校友中,只为一个任务:改变世界。Join over 100,000 Startup Weekend alumni, all on a mission to change the world.
Kevin Zhao