Launch Rockit Founder Gerard Thomas and his team, staged another Startup Weekend Trinidad and Tobago recently and 3 teams emerged winners from the 54hr intense event. They are: 1st – BidEvent – An App that connects Event Planners with Suppliers 2nd – InSeason Food Tours – Local Food Tour 3rd – EZ Parking – Parking...
The second is planned for Startup Weekend Havana August 5-7 in Havana. Startup Weekend organizes high-impact, experiential events that foster entrepreneurship and community building in every corner of the world. As of last year, the organization hosted 200,00 budding entrepreneurs at 2,900 Startup Weekend events, in 501 cities, and in 150 countries. Show More Summary
Limoneira Company, an international agribusiness, announced its co-sponsorship of Startup Weekend Ventura County and has called on agriculturalists and plant scientists to participate and bring innovative agricultural Internet of Things ideas to this event. Show More Summary
Our kids recently won first place in the Honolulu Startup Weekend and are now in the Global Startup Battle. I’m asking you to please help them get to the next level. It’s kinda like American Idol during this period. They need to get online votes. You can vote once per day in each of the [...]
HELP! Please vote for us here https://goo.gl/pikXZl. The menehunes won 1st place in the Startup Weekend Global Startup Battle competition in Honolulu on November 15. They were the youngest team to win in Hawaii and possibly the youngest team to win out of over 105,000 attendees over the past 6 years.(click thumbnail to launch video) Startup Weekend [...]
Fuhwe, which means “for us” in local Caribbean slang, is the Mobile App that won Startup Weekend New Orleans held on October 16 – 18, 2015. The App connects travelers with local experts for a cultural immersive fun experience and was developed by a country and gender diverse team. The winning team comprised of Patricia...
The problems of daily life in impoverished South African townships inspire remarkable entrepreneurial ingenuity.
It started with a last minute decision to go to the first Startup Weekend Jamaica event in October 2013 held by ConnectiMass and ohhhh what a ride co-founders of Agrocentral Jermaine Henry and Janice McCleod has had since then! They recently pivoted two months ago-so are in the process of re-branding and launching our new...
ConnectiMass, the social enterprise that’s been creating Content, Community and Events for Aspiring and Current Innovators in the Caribbean Tech Industry for the past 8 years, will stage another Startup Weekend Jamaica to kick off Global Entrepreneurship Week in Kingston on November 13th-15th, 2015. Who is Startup Weekend Jamaica for? Anyone who has an […]
Startup accelerator TechStars has acquired UP Global, t […]
Techstars just announced that they acquired UP Global, including the organization's Startup Weekend, Startup Week, Startup Next, and Startup Digest programs. Here's why.
The very first tech event I attended was a Startup Weekend in Boston some number of years ago. It was an interesting experience, being able to watch hopeful entrepreneurs pitch what they thought could be the next big Internet company. Show More Summary
Techstars — the startup incubator that has built up a network of programs across the U.S. and Europe and specific verticals like health and education — is expanding once again. The company has acquired UP Global, the non-profit group that organizes the entrepreneur events Startup Weekend, Startup Week, Startup Next, and Startup Digest. Show More Summary
TechStars, the popular for-profit incubator and investment fund, has acquired Up Global, the nonprofit organization that hosts Startup Weekend.
Today Techstars announced that it has acquired UP Global, including the organization’s Startup Weekend, Startup Week, Startup Next, and Startup Digest programs. This is great news for entrepreneurs everywhere. Both organizations have...Show More Summary
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
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 […]
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
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
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