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Startup Weekend Auckland: Windows 8 Bootcamp

UP Global

Friday, May 10, 2013 from 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM (NZST)

Startup Weekend Auckland: Windows 8 Bootcamp

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SW Auckland Attendee
For those attending Auckland Startup Weekend starting 10th May 2013.
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BizSpark Members Ended Free  

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Microsoft New Zealand and Startup Weekend Auckland are joining forces to help developers and entrepreneurs become more successful! 

We know that during a Startup Weekend event there isn't a lot of time to learn new things. You come in with the tools you have in your belt, and you do the best you can with those. But sometimes those tools aren't enough, which is why we're running this pre-Startup Weekend boot camp. 

Come and get both a crash course and overview of Microsoft’s latest Operating System, Windows 8 along with Windows Phone 8 and Windows Azure (Microsoft's Cloud platform which may prove very useful during the weekend).

The boot camp is designed for both technical and non-technical audiences.

For the technically inclined, we’ll talk about some of the features that light up Windows 8, such as Live Tiles and Semantic Zoom.

For the non-technical folks, we’ll cover the business opportunities, global impact, and possibilities with a Windows 8 app in the Windows Store.



Microsoft Programs for Startups

How BizSpark helps startups.

Intro to Windows 8, Business Opportunities and Development Models

2:30pm-2:45pm Break
Afternoon Tea

Microsoft Technologies Session:

Introduction to Windows 8 & Technology Demos



  • Paint a Story
  • NZ Post 
  • Sealord Apps

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Have questions about Startup Weekend Auckland: Windows 8 Bootcamp? Contact UP Global

When & Where

Microsoft New Zealand, Level 5
22 Viaduct Harbour Avenue
Auckland, Auckland 1010
New Zealand

Friday, May 10, 2013 from 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM (NZST)

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UP Global

UP Global is a non-profit dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship, grassroots leadership, and strong communities. We are on a mission to make the world a more innovative and prosperous place, one community at a time. We believe that entrepreneurs are critical to driving a strong global economy and a better world. We do this by supporting the grassroots leaders who are at the core of every strong entrepreneurial community. Through the efforts of community leaders, UP Global operates programs that foster entrepreneurship in hundreds of cities across the world. UP Global's programs & initiatives include Startup Weekend, Startup Digest, Startup Next, Education Entrepreneurs, and Startup Week.

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