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
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
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
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
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 across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram according to hashtack tracking service Keyhole.co. Let’s just say, we’re pretty happy about that.
So after 26 pitches, 8 lead teams selected and 54 hours of work super hard with expert coaching….the teams where judged and the winners chosen. The top 3 winners of ConnectiMass‘s first Startup Weekend Jamaica are: 1ST PRIZE: Team Agro – Digital Agricultural Clearing House utilizing RSS and SMS technology.. [...]
Startup Weekends are sprouting up all over the country--and offer valuable lessons in collaboration. StartupWeekend.org recently launched its first startup event in South Carolina, in historic downtown Georgetown. In case you are not...Show More Summary
It happens in more than 1,250 cities in 115 countries, and attracts more than 113,000 people. It’s Startup Weekend, which is organized by a Seattle-based non-profit charitable organization. The goal is to bring developers, designers,...Show More Summary
I’ve been a big supporter of Startup Weekend, locally and nationally, since the very beginning and I’m continuing to do so by both sponsoring and mentoring in the NEXT Boulder program. NEXT by Startup Weekend is a wonderful next step...Show More Summary
By Matt Candler, Founder of 4.0 Schools 4.0 Schools is an early-stage education incubator I launched three years ago in New Orleans to help teachers, geeks and other unusual suspects launch education ventures. Members of the 4.0 community have built 23 new schools and businesses so far. Show More Summary
What makes Startup Weekends a great experience for all participants is having the right people attend. And by the right people we mean a mixture of Aspiring/Current Entrepreneurs, Graphics/UX/UI Designers, Developers and people with a Non-Technical background like business, Marketing & PR. Why? Because one of the crucial steps anyone with a business idea can [...]
Fourteen-year-old Emerson Walker was sitting in class at Turpin High School when he realized he had forgotten his planner and couldn’t write down his assignments. “I had an iPad at the time, so I thought, ‘Why isn’t there an app forShow More Summary
Ali Rehan and his university cohorts had just won Pakistan's inaugural Startup Weekend hackathon when they decided to quit their PhD research project to build a photography app. Weeks later they were offered a $100,000 investment for 60 percent equity in Eyedeus, as their fledgling startup is called. Show More Summary
Startup Weekend Jamaica will connect local entrepreneurs and startup enthusiasts to share ideas and launch companies Kingston, Jamaica, Tuesday September 3rd, 2013 – Startup Weekend JAMAICA will connect local entrepreneurs, developers, designers and startup enthusiasts with mentors and resources at its first event. Show More Summary
By Chet Kittleson, Regional Manager at UP Global If A Story is Told but Nobody is Around to Hear it, Does it Make A Sound?...
Entrepreneurism as a mechanism on the road to recovery By Dan Morrill for Startup Weekend. Note: I [...] The post Entrepreneurism as a mechanism on the road to recovery appeared first on Techwag.
By Keith Armstrong, Director of NEXT at UP Global Today is my last day at UP Global (the parent brand for programs such as Startup...
I first met Chris Quinn in person three years ago. She came to a Startup Weekend and gave a speech about how New York wasn't doing such a great job supporting tech entrepreneurship. It was frustrating, because we had come such a long...Show More Summary
By Sheikh Shuvo, Regional Manager at UP Global Meet Maryam. She's a 24-year-old Iraqi woman, a college graduate with an IT degree, and has been...