Taking ideas that have social impact from concept to creation in a matter of days!
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 put your idea into action 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 in NYC
join or build an all-star team
make meaningful connections & become part of a global community
learn & practice new skills to take back to your job or beef up your resume
To get a feel for the event, check out our awesome wrap-up video from Startup Weekend Music Tech edition! Many thanks to our amazing sponsor, Sony Music, for putting this together for us!
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 universities & even high schools
professionals looking to switch careers or build new skills
and passionate visionaries
What's the twist?
Startup Weekend Social Impact edition means you will be focusing on solving problems & creating opportunities for civic engagement, equal opportunity, economic development, environmental responsibility, & access to healthcare & education - but you are not limited to these topics. Whether you have an idea to improve your local community or global ones, the ultimate objective of this event is to empower you - in the words of Mahatma Gandhi - to be the change you wish to see in the world!