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With the first weekend of competition over, Nations are gearing up for the last weekend of #GSB2013. Over 200 cities across the world are taking part in the fight for innovation. Taking place during Global Entrepreneur Week, the battle is happening in 20+ countries.

The Pacific Northwest is a major force this year, having multiple cities taking part, Portland, Bellingham, Spokane, Seattle, and with two special events in Seattle focusing on education and youth, there are sure to be some amazing ideas being created during the competition. And with $500K in prizes in four different circles there is some big rewards up for grabs. Startup Weekend is all about equipping you with tools and experience to take your idea to the next level.

#GSB2013 is an initiative of Startup Weekend, and it aims to encourage entrepreneurs worldwide. Every weekend there are events happening all around the globe. Raise your flag, stand up for innovation, there is surely an event happening near you. And if there isn’t, here is your chance to inspire your community to take action by planning one. Get in the fight today!


Boone Bergsma