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Calgary Startup Weekend, July 12-14 2013

Techstars Startup Programs

Friday, July 12, 2013 at 4:00 PM - Sunday, July 14, 2013 at 9:00 PM (MDT)

Calgary Startup Weekend, July 12-14 2013

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Watch Final Pitches on Sunday, July 14th at 5pm Ended CA$25.00 CA$1.13

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Ever wondered what it takes to be an entrepreneur?

The professional and personal challenges, the high and lows, the failures and the success?

Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures. It is the largest community of passionate entrepreneurs with over 400 past events in 100 countries around the world in 2011.

All Startup Weekend events follow the same basic model: anyone is welcome to pitch their startup idea and receive feedback from their peers. Teams organically form around the top ideas (as determined by popular vote) and then it’s a 54 hour frenzy of business model creation, coding, designing and market validation resulting in a minimum viable product (MVP).

The weekend culminates with presentations in front of local entrepreneurial leaders where the top three teams are awarded prizes in addition to bragging rights and media coverage. 


Best Enterprise Startup

  • Four tickets, demo table and opportunity to pitch at The Cloud Factory in Banff on April 7 and 8th, 2014.
  • Fast tracked application and private meeting with Plug and Play B2B Accelerator's mentors, investors and team for a spot in their program in Silicon Valley. Plug and Play's portfolio companies include PayPal and Dropbox.
  • Three tickets and demo table at Plug and Play EXPO in September 2013.
  • Participation for 2 co-founders in Plug and Play University in October 2013.
  • Leadership retreat at The Banff Centre.
  • One complimentary desk for 3 months at Assembly Coworking Space.
  • Two spots in Innovate Calgary's Toolkit Series.
  • Free banner ad for a year on the Cloud Toolkit.


Best Energy Tech Startup

  • Fast tracked application and private meeting with SURGE Accelerator's mentors, investors and team for a spot in their program in Houston. Since its inception last year, SURGE companies have raised over $10 million in funding and the accelerator has gained support from Shell, Schlumberger, Oracle and Silicon Valley Bank to name a few.
  • A trade show booth at the World Petroleum Youth Forum where you can interact with Oil & Gas industry professionals and gain exposure to your target market. 
  • Two tickets to the Canada 3.0 Energy Tech Conference
  • One complimentary desk for 3 months at Assembly Coworking Space.
  • Two spots in Innovate Calgary's Toolkit Series.


Runner Up


All teams will receive $1,000 worth of transaction credits on merchee to accept credit card payments and manage recurring subscriptions.


Whether entrepreneurs found companies, find a cofounder, meet someone new, or learn a skill far outside their usual 9-to-5, everyone is guaranteed to leave the event better prepared to navigate the chaotic but fun world of startups. If you want to put yourself in the shoes of an entrepreneur, register now for the best weekend of your life!


*Students: Use code "STUDENT" and pay just $49. You will be required to show Student ID at the door.

*Refund Policy:  No refunds will be granted within 7 days of the event if food and drink have already been ordered. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.


Startup Weekend Calgary is a part of Alberta Tech Week #abtw2013


THANKS TO OUR AMAZING SUPPORTERS

 

Have questions about Calgary Startup Weekend, July 12-14 2013? Contact Techstars Startup Programs

When & Where


Mount Royal University Main Campus (Lincoln Park)
Lincoln Park room, 3rd Floor
4825 Mount Royal Gate SW
Calgary, Alberta T3E 6K6
Canada

Friday, July 12, 2013 at 4:00 PM - Sunday, July 14, 2013 at 9:00 PM (MDT)


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Techstars Startup Programs

Techstars is a global ecosystem that empowers entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market wherever they choose to live. With dozens of mentorship-driven accelerator programs and thousands of community programs worldwide, Techstars exists to support the world’s most promising entrepreneurs throughout their lifelong journey, from inspiration to IPO. Techstars provides access to tens of thousands of community leaders, founders, mentors, investors, and corporate partners, allowing entrepreneurs to accelerate the pace of innovation and do more faster. Techstars supports every stage of the entrepreneurial journey – from early stage grassroots community development to more formal opportunities that provide education, experience, acceleration, funding, and beyond. Techstars Startup Programs include Startup Weekend, Startup Digest, Startup Next, and Startup Week. 

 

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