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Global Startup Battle is shaping up to be bigger than ever! Around the world over 275 cities are working hard to get their Startup Weekend community ready for annual fun of GSB! We’re excited to announce our awesome sponsors and all the ways to compete in GSB 2015. Be sure to check out all of this year’s prizes, resources, and judges on the website – more being added every day!



GSB 2015 Tracks

Champions Track
Join the legacy of global GSB champions as part of the Champions Track. This Track is for winners of local Startup Weekend events and will showcase the best of every city and region.

Great in the Making Track
Made great by Mr. Coffee

Making something truly great? This Track focuses on those who are making products and technologies that will improve people’s lives in areas such as convenience, organization, transportation, and productivity.

The Innovator’s Track
Powered by .CO

Calling all teams that are launching their brilliant ideas .CO! This Track is for teams building their business, company, or product on a .CO domain during Startup Weekend.

Disruptors and Big Ideas Track 
Powered By Transpose

Transpose rallies behind game-changers and disruptors and wants to see what you can bring to the table. This Track is for the entrepreneurs setting out to change industries with visionary ideas and using the Transpose platform to do just that.

Startup Women Track
We’re honored to support building diversity with a Track focused on women entrepreneurs and highlighting their work and talents. More info coming soon!

Mobile Growth Track
Sponsored by Branch.io

Calling all app developers and enthusiasts! Let Branch Metrics help you launch your next big idea! Branch is looking to help all the Startup Weekend teams that are launching amazing mobile apps.

NEW! Open Track 
Sponsored by The Company Corporation

We’re unlocking GSB! For the first time ever, startup teams from outside GSB events that are in the early stages of launching their ideas can compete in their own Track against each other. This is big! More details coming soon.


Stay tuned for more announcements coming your way soon!

Want to get in on the action? Find a Global Startup Battle event in a city near you!

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Kacey Wherley Kacey Wherley
(@kaceyraewherley) is Marketing Production Lead at Techstars. Before joining the Techstars team, Kacey was part of the UP Global team and previously with a cybersecurity startup in Pittsburgh. She enjoys all things social media and connecting with entrepreneurs online.