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Part of Techstars Global Startup Weekend, the biggest entrepreneurial celebration during Global Entrepreneurship Week. Prizes incl. $100K in GCP Credits, Sphero Star Wars robots & more.
Friday, November 17, 2017 at 06:00 PM    Cost: $75
LaunchPad Huntington, 315 Main St, 2nd Fl, Huntington

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What is Startup Weekend?

Have you ever seen a new product, app, or business & thought to yourself, 'that was my idea a few years ago'? If you have, that means you did not have a process for taking that idea from concept to creation.

Startup Weekend is your chance to learn how to take any idea from concept to creation within a matter of days! Whether you are looking to...

  • get introduced to the world of startups & entrepreneurship
  • learn the process for going from concept to creation
  • meet experienced, talented, & passionate entrepreneurs
  • join or build an all-star team
  • learn & practice new skills to take back to your job or
  • take your own idea from concept to creation

Who is Startup Weekend For?

It doesn't matter what you do or where you come from, Startup Weekend is designed as an inclusive event & program that brings all sorts of people together including...

  • aspiring & experienced entrepreneurs
  • developers & other tech-related professionals
  • designers of all types
  • non-technical talent (i.e. business, sales, finance, legal, etc.)
  • students from colleges, universities, & even high schools
  • professionals looking to switch careers or build new skills
  • passionate visionaries
  • and many more!

Your ticket includes:

  • Access to the full weekend-long event
  • Opportunity to pitch your idea on Friday night @ Pitch Fire
  • Mentoring by all-stars from the tech startup community
  • Tasty meals all weekend
  • Collaboration with awesome technical professionals
  • All-star judges panel lead by startup leaders
  • Membership in the Startup Weekend Community (>200K alumni)
  • A process for taking any idea from concept to creation in a matter of days, and
  • Over 50 awesome new friends!
  • Scholarships Available! Can't afford a ticket? Apply here for a scholarship.

Do I need to come with an idea?

If you have an idea for a startup, then great! We hope you pitch for the weekend. If you don't have an idea, that's quite all right! Come & spend the weekend, listen to the ideas being pitched, & see if something strikes your interest! The weekend is all about learning about the startup ideation process & from your peers. If you have more questions, check out the Startup Weekend First Timers FAQ!

Come join us for a very special weekend!

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