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Pittsburgh Startup Weekend

Start Up Weekend: Kit Mueller & David Cristello

Friday, March 23, 2012 at 5:30 PM - Sunday, March 25, 2012 at 9:30 PM (EDT)

Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh Startup Weekend

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Non-Technical
This ticket type applies to business, marketing & PR, and anyone with a non-technical background. Students: use code "STUDENT" and get a 50% discount. You will be required to show Student ID at the door.
Ended $99.00 $0.00
Developer
This ticket type applies to software engineers/coders/developers - in short, anybody who can and will write code. Students: use code "STUDENT" and get a 50% discount. You will be required to show Student ID at the door.
Ended $99.00 $0.00
Designer
This ticket type applies to anybody with a background in design (graphics, UX/UI, etc.) Students: user code "STUDENT" and get a 50% discount. You will be required to show Student ID at the door.
Ended $99.00 $0.00
Friday Night Pitches Only
This ticket type is for attendance on Friday night ONLY. Enjoy snacks, hear the speakers, watch the pitches. But no, you don't get to pitch.
Ended $20.00 $0.00
Final Presentations Only Ended $15.00 $0.00
Developer (Early Bird)
This ticket type applies to software engineers/coders/developers - in short, anybody who can and will write code. Students: use code "STUDENT" and get a 50% discount. You will be required to show Student ID at the door. SALE ENDS 3/7/12 . LIMITED SUPPLY! . Once they're gone, you're paying full price (which is still an AMAZING deal)
Ended $75.00 $0.00
Non-Technical (Early Bird)
This ticket type applies to business, marketing & PR, and anyone with a non-technical background. Students: use code "STUDENT" and get a 50% discount. You will be required to show Student ID at the door. LIMITED SUPPLY! Sale ENDS 3/7/12. Once they're gone, you're paying full price (which is still an AMAZING deal)
Ended $75.00 $0.00
Designer (Early Bird)
This ticket type applies to anybody with a background in design (graphics, UX/UI, etc.) Students: use code "STUDENT" and get a 50% discount. You will be required to show Student ID at the door. SALE ENDS 3/7/12. LIMITED SUPPLY! Once they're gone, you're paying full price (which is still an AMAZING deal)
Ended $75.00 $0.00

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Event Details

Here's a riddle for you...

What's an awesome event that Pittsburgh doesn't have...YET?

Lord of the Ring summit? 

NO

Yinzer yingling and primanti bros eating contest?

NOPE...wait that's a good idea....but NO

       ::  STARTUP WEEKEND?!?! ::

YES!

Start Up Weekend is a 54 hour event where you :

1. Pitch your idea

2. Build your team

3. Launch your business

  • There will be food 
  • There will be drinks
  • There will be mentors
  • There will be free things (what things? come fine out :)
  • Businesses will be built
  • A community will be organized
  • You will be at the forefront of Pittsburgh Entrepreneurship

And there will be programmers, marketers, designers,  product developers, startup enthusiasts a plenty!

Looking for more?

Check out the website

http://pgh.startupweekend.org/ 

(Need to know more about Start Up weekend? Here's a trailer! http://vimeo.com/32424882)

Here's the (breka breka) breakdown of events

Friday:

  • 6:30pm – Registration starts
  • 7:00pm – Dinner & Networking
  • 7:20pm – Welcome & Speakers
  • 7:30pm – Pitches Start
  • 9:00pm – Attendees vote for the top ideas
  • 9:15pm – Teams start forming and discussing ideas
  • 10:00pm – Start to formalize teams and take an inventory of skills. Be honest, and direct about what resources and skills are needed for the weekend. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow.

Saturday

  • 9:00am – Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
  • 9:30am – Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend
  • 12:00pm – Lunch
  • 1:00pm – Call for needs & skills
  • 2:00pm – Mentors help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!
  • 6:30pm – Dinner
  • 7:30pm – Mid weekend check-in, status reports, call for help
  • 10:00pm – Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow.

Sunday

  • 9:00am – Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
  • 10:00am – Call for help (this is self motivated, so don’t be shy)
  • 12:00pm – Lunch
  • 12:30pm – Mentors arrive… ASK QUESTIONS
  • 3:00pm – Gut check. Start prepping for presentations
  • 4:00pm – Dinner
  • 5:00pm – FINAL PRESENTATIONS
  • 7:30pm – Judging & awards
  • 8:30pm – Wrapup
  • 9:00pm – Go home!

PS: Buy your ticket now. Once they're sold out...you will have to wait until next year to attend!

PSS: This is the only event like this, and it happens once a year. Hangout and build businesses with awesome people, and get fed all weekend. WHY HAVEN'T YOU BOUGHT YOUR TICKET?

Have questions about Pittsburgh Startup Weekend? Contact Start Up Weekend: Kit Mueller & David Cristello

When & Where


Carnegie Lecture Hall
4400 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA

Friday, March 23, 2012 at 5:30 PM - Sunday, March 25, 2012 at 9:30 PM (EDT)


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Start Up Weekend: Kit Mueller & David Cristello

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