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Windows Re-Imagined: Building your business on Windows 8

Techstars Startup Programs

Saturday, December 8, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM (EST)

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Microsoft Windows 8 and Startup Weekend 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 Startup Weekend technical workshop.

Windows 8 has already sold 40M licenses in its first month and it's a great opportunity for startups like you to build your business on it! Join us for the FREE workshop that provides you tools and resources to get you started on the path to success!

 *Short introduction to Windows 8
 *Windows 8 development on Javascript & HTML5
 *Making money for your business: The Windows 8 store

Don't speak .NET? No problem. If you're a web programmer, you'll be able to build native apps using HTML5 and JavaScript. Don't have Windows on your laptop? Microsoft will provide tools to let you run Windows 8 on your machine. We'll have sample apps and ideas to get you started, and tech sessions on Friday evening to bring you up to speed on the SDK and on Facebook's APIs.

We're excited to see what you all can build!

Come Prepared:

Web Developers


iOS Developers




Get a head start by installing Windows 8 and Visual Studio before coming in:

On your Windows device: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/apps/br229516/

On your Mac: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-US/library/windows/apps/jj680133

Have questions about Windows Re-Imagined: Building your business on Windows 8? Contact Techstars Startup Programs

When & Where

500 7th Avenue
17th Floor
New York, 10018

Saturday, December 8, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM (EST)

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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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