TRINIDAD -Startup Weekend T&T is only one week away, and the organizing team is excited, our sponsors are excited and from all the buzz we’re hearing from you, we bet you’re excited too. Already 90 attendees confirmed. Startup Weekends Startup Weekends are 54-hour events designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs. [...]
A post by the Trinidad and Tobago Startup Weekend team on the need for initiatives in the Caribbean to better harness ICT, and how Startup Weekend Trinidad and Tobago can contribute to that goal. The existence of a networked economy in which information, products and services are solicited, shared, accessed and re-purposed without traditional limitations, has not [...]
A Case Study of the Startup Weekend Women Algiers Event By Marion Desmazieres, Global Facilitator at Startup Weekend As a woman, I don't want to...
Guest author Gary Whitehill is Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Startup Weekend. In our hyper-competitive global economy, startups are just as likely to find their first customers in Paris, France, as in Paris, Texas. The barriers to international...Show More Summary
Guest author Gary Whitehill is Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Startup Weekend. Struggling entrepreneurs around the world are in deep envy of Nick D’Aloisio’s business acumen. Last month, the 17-year-old sold Summly, his news-aggregation...Show More Summary
By Demi Wetzel, Culture Manager and Global Facilitator at Startup Weekend The United States is home to one of the most static education systems in...
Headed to Trinidad’s Startup Weekend like we are. Are you a reader of this blog, then get a special discounts with the siliconcaribe promo code when you sign up via this link. Regular tickets are (TT$550/US$86)US$86 dollars. Get it for TT$500/US$79 with our special siliconcaribe promo code. What do you expect from Trinidad and Tobago [...]
By Kevin Kopas, Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer at AspirEDU To many people outside of academia, colleges have not appeared to be very much like...
Google has partnered with Startup Weekend to launch an updated five week curriculum for the NEXT pre-accelerator program, designed to teach startup founders how to engage with new customers, investors,... Keep reading ?
Hackathons are generally about software programming, and the goal is to produce a working app or platform after a marathon coding session. Startup Weekends are about creating an online company (or nonprofit!), with working software plus a business model.
Guest author Gary Whitehill is Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Startup Weekend. Entrepreneurs come in all shapes and sizes. But the most successful pioneers tend to share certain traits. Entrepreneurs are driven, innovative, persistent,...Show More Summary
Oh, pretty hard. A dispatch from Startup Weekend, where would-be company founders learn what can-- and can't--be accomplished in 54 crazy hours. Right now, all eyes are trained on Chuck Erickson, tonight's keynote speaker. Erickson wears...Show More Summary
Though currently based in Chicago USA, working on this 5th startup WeDeliver.us, Kirk Lashley is always thinking about his home – Trinidad. In fact he plans to return there next year still running his startup and also there to help the Trinidadian and Caribbean Startup ecosystem to grow. It’s his passion. He has kicked off [...]
Startup fever is beginning to make the Caribbean even hotter. First there was Martinique, now Jamaica and Trinidad is launching their Startup weekends in 2013. What is Startup Weekend? Startup Weekends are 54 hour events where developer, designers, marketers, product and business heads and aspiring entrepreneurs- come together to share ideas, form teams, build products [...]
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After winning LA Startup Weekend, Zaarly almost immediately raised $1 million from a long list of notable investors (even "Steve jOBS"), and then raised $14 million more before the end of the year in a round led by Kleiner, while adding Meg Whitman to its board. Fast forward to today and you'll no longer find Zaarly's marketplace on the Web. Show More Summary
Generation Me, claims that Millennials have strong attributes such as confidence and tolerance, but in contrast we also have a sense of entitlement, narcissism, and rejection of social conventions. In other words, we make great entrepreneurs.
I would like to confess that I may be a fraud. You see, I'm not supposed to be here... or so I was made to believe while growing up.
It may have been a gray and dreary weekend outdoors in Seattle, but inside Adler Hall at the University of Washington campus the electrical energy of young entrepreneurial talent was tangible. Startup Weekend UW was the first event at the University … Continue reading
Launching a business is easy. But launching and committing to grow a business is also terrifying.