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This high schooler wants to set the cloud on fire

W hen I first landed in Portland — way back in November — one of the first events I went to was Startup Weekend. One of the first people I met was Cloudability CEO Mat Ellis. He immediately turned and introduced me to Colby Aley, one...Show More Summary

54-hours spent with entrepreneurial strangers: 10 lessons from Startup Weekend

I f you’re addicted to Angel List more than Craigslist and you follow Richard Branson rather than Kim Kardashian, it might be time to get yourself along to a Startup Weekend. Startup Weekends are 54-hour “no talk, all action” eventsShow More Summary

How I Got My Startup Into TechStars

By: Brandt 'Bubba' Page, Founder and CEO of Last February, I attended a Startup Weekend in Provo, Utah not really knowing what to expect. I adapted quickly to the collaborative environment though, and despite the fact that...Show More Summary

Startup Weekend: Bay Area Makers at the Tech

Ohh, maker and startup fans and anyone with a great idea should show up this weekend at the Tech Museum of Innovation! On July 11-13 they’re hosting an awesome event called “Startup Weekend: Bay Area Makers at the Tech” This will be a creative event where individuals who want to get started founding and launching a [...]

Women in Entrepreneurship Emerging Globally from Gaza to Kiev

On June 19th, 150 Gazan women and men gathered for the fourth Startup Weekend Gaza - but this particular event promised the presence of at least 50% women, as one of the events participating in this year's Startup Women initiative. One...Show More Summary

Not Bad For a Girl: Can Bias Give Women the Advantage?

It was Sunday of a recent Startup Weekend event. Presentations had just wrapped up from the teams, and the judges were debating the merits and challenges of each pitch. The audience was drifting out of the auditorium, and I found myself chatting for a few moments with a colleague. Show More Summary

8 Apps to Turn Your Pipe Dreams Into Prototypes

Depending on who you listen to, ideas are either bulletproof, cheap, and powerful or like an unmentionable part of your body. Everyone has ideas. Every conference, meetup, hackathon, startup weekend event is filled with people who have ideas but lack the ability to build them. Show More Summary

Y Combinator: Get Your Pen and Pad Ready

By Mandela Schumacher-Hodge, Director of Startup Weekend Education at UP Global. Sam Altman, soon-to-be President of the esteemed accelerator, Y Combinator (YC), posed a question on Twitter today, that a few friends prodded me to answer: "Question...Show More Summary

Startup Women: UP Global's New Initiative Set to Launch 1,500 Female-Led Startup Teams in 2014

In 2009, Startup Weekend held its first "Women's Edition" event alongside Women 2.0 in San Francisco. The event proved to be a success, yielding 19 strong startup teams. One of these teams, Foodspotting, went on to be acquired by OpenTable for $10 Million. Show More Summary

Startup Weekend: Five Tips How to Ship

Watching people build their ideas is a wonderful experience. I've gone through Startup Weekend myself: I participated in the Los Angeles 2009 event, and learned a lot about working with a team in a time compressed environment. You just...Show More Summary

Startup Weekend Amman: Seeding Leaders in Jordan

By Ross Buchanan Research and addit ional reporting contributed by Lauren Sauser.  Amman, Jordan is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. The city is Jordan's political, cultural, and commercial capitol; and from...Show More Summary

Startup Weekend Damascus: Entrepreneurship in a War Zone

By Ross Buchanan Imperialism, ideology, and war are not historically unique developments in a city that predates human record. After ten millennia, there is very little that the city of Damascus has not experienced. A Startup Weekend;...Show More Summary

Making An Impact: Oakland to Host Startup Weekend – Black Male Achievement

When we look at the state of diversity in technology space the numbers are slim. The same goes for offline events and that’s not just in Silicon Valley but across the country. Along with the growing digital divide communities are falling behind when in comes to the fast past world of technology and startups. One […]

'Invisible Girlfriend' Startup Provides Fake Love For A Price

If you're having trouble in the dating game and dread those judgmental looks from friends and family, you can now fake it for a monthly price. Invisible Girlfriend, a new company recently born out of Startup Weekend St. Louis, has emerged...Show More Summary

Startup Weekend: Five Tips How to Ship

Lily Bit! I was a coach at Seattle Startup Weekend on Saturday. Thanks go to Madrona Venture Group’s Hakon Verespej for the invite — it was a lot of fun! Watching people build their ideas is a wonderful experience. I’ve gone throughShow More Summary

Startup Weekend: Four Tips How To Ship

Ante Up! 5k+ I was lucky enough to be a coach at Seattle Startup Weekend this weekend. Thanks to Hakon Verespej from Vendrona Venture Group for the invite. Seeing people come together to experiment with interesting ideas is a wonderful experience. Show More Summary

Another Atlanta Startup Weekend

The Fall 2013 version of Atlanta Startup Weekend is taking place this weekend at ATDC. The 54 hours of fun kicks off on Friday night at 6:00 and concludes on Sunday night with the judging and awards. While some angel funded startupsShow More Summary

Google to take UP Global (formerly Startup Weekend) to 1,000 cities by 2016

Earlier this year, a startup organization of all startup organizations was born when the Startup America Partnership and Startup Weekend merged. Called UP Global, the new effort promised to infuse Startup America's corporate connections...Show More Summary

Startup Weekend Jamaica Hashtag #swja generates just under 1,000,000 Social Media impressions for the first time event

Startup Weekend Jamaica Hashtag #swja generates just under 1,000,000 Social Media impressions across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram according to hashtack tracking service Let’s just say, we’re pretty happy about that.  

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