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Startup Weekend was recently listed as one of the Forbes “Names You Need to Know in 2011.”  The article highlighted Startup Weekend’s rapid idea-to-prototype model as well as our global focus and the post-event success rates of Startup Weekend alumni.

Inclusion in the Forbes list is particularly meaningful since it indicates and furthers Startup Weekend’s growing presence in the national and international startup and entrepreneurial communities.  The people, ideas, and companies Forbes featured were nominated based on crowdsourcing from a large, diverse community.  Startup Weekend is humbled and honored to be identified as an up-and-coming force in the New Year.

To read the full article, click here.  Thank you for your support in 2010.  All of us at Startup Weekend are extremely excited for the opportunities 2011 holds.  We hope to be a part of your 2011 plans and goals!