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The Time I Took My 6 Year Old to a Hackathon

My oldest daughter has been helping out with hackathons and startup weekends for the past few years. Usually it’s helping me set up on Friday, and coming to see the demos on Sunday - but she loves the idea of ‘hacking’. I’ve come home...Show More Summary

Jamaican tech entrepreneurs head for training in Jordan

The Vine List A social Shopping Startup formed at the First Startup Weekend Jamaica event staged by tech entrepreneurship non prfot ConnectiMass in October 2013, before heading to the government led accelerator Startup Jamaica – is one of three “local start-up technology companies have been selected to benefit from a US$90,000 ($10.3 million)-investment and a […]

All Monetization, No 'Ums' at Orange County's Startup Weekend

Startup Weekend is a 54-hour event that brings together designers, developers, entrepreneurs, and experts to take ideas from sheer concept to amazing new products. Anyone is welcome to attend and pitch their startup business idea. Participants receive feedback from their peers, and teams are formed around the top-voted ideas. Show More Summary

Looking for a new business partner? Tips to find and welcome the right match

W hat one tip do you have for founders who want to bring a new partner into an existing business? Go to a Startup Weekend "I met my current business partner during a Startup Weekend competition. We had 54 hours of highly stressful, complicated tasks to complete for our team. Show More Summary

Startup Weekend On The Turkish Border Unites Two Countries’ Entrepreneurs

It’s not unusual to encounter a Startup Weekend somewhere in the world. The trademarked event that brings together individuals eager to build and present it before a panel of entrepreneurship experts and investors is well known and widely replicated. Read More

Startup Weekend T&T is back for Global Startup Battle 2014!

  Are you ready for battle? Startup Weekend T&T is back for Global Startup Battle 2014! Do you have a business idea that you’ve been thinking about implementing? Or do you want to be a part of a team building out an idea? Startup Weekend is the place for you! And this installment is going to be […]

Swipe And The Silicon Valley Idea Machine

Three years ago, a few months after the Arab Spring demonstrations forced a collapse in the Egyptian government, twenty-year-old Marwan Roushdy spontaneously entered a Startup Weekend competition in Cairo and won. His pitch? It was a...Show More Summary

Beginning Friday, October 10, and running through the 12th, the Seattle Legal Tech Startup Weekend

8 months agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

Beginning Friday, October 10, and running through the 12th, the Seattle Legal Tech Startup Weekend will provide participants an opportunity to rethink the delivery of legal services, from wills, to dispute resolution, to trial tech and beyond. At this weekend-long competition participants will form teams to tackle projects to try to bring the practice of…

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

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