For full event details, including the timetable for the weekend, visit the event website:
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.
About Bath Startup Weekend: Bath Startup Weekend is a weekend-long, hands-on experience where entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs can find out if startup ideas are viable.
On Friday evening, participants that wish to have 60 seconds to make a pitch, the pitches are whittled down to the top ideas, and then teams form around the ideas. Over Saturday and Sunday teams focus on customer development, validating their ideas, practicing Lean Startup Methodologies and building a Minimal Viable Product. Finally, the weekend culminates with demonstrations in front of an audience of judges and potential investors.
The ticket includes all meals, snacks, as much tea and coffee as you can drink.
Oh, and there will be some free beer, too.
The venue will be open for the entire duration of the event. Teams and individuals that want to can work on their ideas day and night.
Who should come along? Existing entrepreneurs, aspiring entrepreneurs and anyone who has thought they would like to be a part owner in a new business venture. People of all backgrounds including software developers, marketers, designers, ux/ui experts, online business enthusiasts, and students.
Bath is less than 90 minutes from London, by train. The venue, Bath Innovation Centre, is 5 minutes walk from the railway station.
About Startup Weekend: Startup Weekends are 54-hour events designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs. Beginning with Friday night pitches and continuing through brainstorming, business plan development, and basic prototype creation, Startup Weekends culminate in Sunday night demos and presentations. Participants create working startups during the event and are able to collaborate with like-minded individuals outside of their daily networks. All teams hear talks by industry leaders and receive valuable feedback from local entrepreneurials. The weekend is centered around action, innovation, and education. Whether you are looking for feedback on a idea, a co-founder, specific skill sets, or a team to help you execute, Startup Weekends are the perfect environment in which to test your idea and take the first steps towards launching your own startup.
When & Where
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, and Startup Week.