Startup Weekend Barbados
Friday, 28 October 2016 at 08:00 - Sunday, 30 October 2016 at 17:00 (AST)
October 28th – 30th, 2016
Friday 08:00 am until Sunday 17:00 pm
Venue: 3Ws Pavilion, University of West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados
Startup Weekend Barbados is a 3-day event comprised of workshops, mentoring, startup business support and a software hackathon, where individuals and teams of entrepreneurs, innovators and software developers will be coached through the creation of a new business enterprise and respond to the needs of local and regional businesses by developing a software solution that solves a problem identified by the participating business enterprises.
The focus of this event will be the encouragement of innovation and entrepreneurship using ICT leading to the establishment of new business enterprises and creation and testing of software applications with demonstrable commercial appeal.
Up to $15,000 BBD in Prizes
Official Hashtag : #SWBB
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