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This week has been a week of adventures for the Startup Weekend community. If you missed one, be sure to join your cohorts next time!


Startup Weekend’s Focus on Women Founders in Forbes by Claire Topalian 

Startup Weekend was featured in Forbes this week for it’s Startup Weekend Women’s edition events contributing to the growth of women in entrepreneurship. At these events, we’ve seen that women see the events as a great starting point and an excellent place to identify themselves as leaders and entrepreneurs. To read more of the article, visit this link.

To My Fellow Millennials: Let’s Redefine Our Generation and Entrepreneurship in Huffington Post Startup Weekend blog by Andrew Torba, CEO of Kuhcoon

On Sunday, Startup Weekend alumni Andrew Torba wrote a call to action for millenials: become entrepreneurs, movers and shakers. Torba tells his own story of how he became and entrepreneur and outlined the qualities entrepreneurs have from tolerance to  confidence and a sense of pride. To read more of the article, visit this link.

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SXSW Edu Movie:

Last week, we told you about the screening of the Startup Weekend Education movie screening at SXSW EDU. We are very excited to let you know that the screening was a success! The movie screened at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, the famous theater Quentin Tarintino movies screen in and was followed by a Q&A with COO Adam Steele and director Vinny Verma. To read a review of the event, visit this link. To watch the trailer, check out our temporary EDU site, the new Startup Weekend Education is coming Spring 2013.



Startup Weekend at SXSW:

Startup Weekend headed down to Austin for SXSW today and we are excited to meet everyone!

For a schedule of events we are co-hosting, see our schedule here. 


Launch Festival:

Many of you awesome Bay Area Startup Weekenders joined us at LAUNCH to welcome some great new companies into the world. If we didn’t get a chance to say hey there, we hope you had a chance to stop by the after party! To stay up to date with events in the Bay Area, subscribe to StartupDigest SF, Silicon Valley or our Startup Weekend Bay Area mailing list, love to see you out and about!


Startup Weekend Google Tour:

As part of Google’s ongoing efforts to help entrepreneurs, they hosted a great Startup Field Trip to help get founders connections at Google as well as educational opportunities on available technology. Needless to say, we also had a ton of fun!


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