San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
No talk, all action. Create your startup in 54 hours
Having entrepreneurial skills are now one of the most valued skills on the planet. And the opportunity has never been bigger for entrepreneurs. At StartupWeekend you will learn the skills of entrepreneurship and meet like-minded innovators. You will be welcomed by a community of innovators that think changing the world is as normal as getting out of bed. Please join us for a weekend of exciting change.
For further event details check out the event schedule.
The hardest part of starting up is starting out. At Startup Weekend, you'll be immersed in the ideal environment for startup magic to happen.
Surrounted by smart, passionate people With the best tools and approaches at your disposal, you’ll take giant leaps toward creating a business, becoming a founder, and connecting with the right people and resources.
Startup Weekend is a 54-hour weekend event, during which groups of developers, business managers, startup enthusiasts, marketing gurus, graphic artists and more pitch ideas for new startup companies, form teams around those ideas, and work to develop a working prototype, demo, or presentation by Sunday evening. Startup Weekend has grown into an organization with a global presence.
- Improve your the skills of entrepreneurship;
- Meet with likeminded people;
- Solve pressing city challenges;
- Be welcomed by a community of innovators that think changing the world is as normal as getting out of bed;
- Meals for 3 days are included.
Friday February 3rd:
18.30 - Registration
19.00 - Food & Networking
19.30 - Welcome
20.00 - Pitches start (give your pitch)
21.00 - Voting (vote for top pitches)
21.30 - Form teams
22.00 - Offices close. Grab a beer!
Saturday February 4th:
09.00 - Coffee & Tea
09.30 - Begin work
11.00 - Brunch
11.30 - Schedule Coaching
13.00 - Check-in
14.00 - Coach Sessions 1/6
14.55 - Coach Sessions 2/6
15.50 - Coach Sessions 3/6
18.30 - Dinner
19.30 - Check-In
22.00 - Offices close. Get some sleep!
Sunday February 5th:
09.00 - Coffee & Tea
10.00 - Check-in
11.00 - Brunch
11:30 - Schedule Coaching
12.30 - Coach Sessions 4/6
13.25 - Coach Sessions 5/6
14.20 - Coach Sessions 6/6
15.00 - Presentation Prep & Tech Check
17.00 - Final Presentations
19.00 - Judging & Awards
20.00 - Wrap-Up
More info: http://swoslo.com/
// Ticket Terms and Conditions
(You don't have to read them, but you can if you want to!)
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 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.
Terms of Participation Agreement: It is our job to provide you with an incredible networking and learning opportunity. Our intention is that you meet some amazing people that you might actually start a company with, build relationships with coaches, and learn from your peers. The event is intended to be a collaborative forum for sharing, learning, building, and having fun. As such, by registering as a participant, you acknowledge that any ideas shared by you or anyone else over the course of the event are contributions to the overall experience and community. If you as a participant are worried about someone stealing your ideas, please reconsider your participation in the event itself or simply refrain from sharing specifics about your idea.
As a member of your startup community, you agree to to be inclusive of any and all people and their ideas. You agree to act professionally, treat everyone with respect, and treat the event facilities with proper care. You agree that you are responsible for any accidents or damages that you cause. You also agree to not hold Startup Weekend, your local volunteer team, or any of the event supporters liable for any loss, damage, injury, or any other unforeseeable incident.
By participating in the Startup Weekend, each Participant grants STARTUP WEEKEND and its licensees, successors and assigns a non-exclusive, perpetual, non-cancelable, royalty free, fully paid up, worldwide right and license to edit, modify, adapt, translate, exhibit, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer of, reproduce, copy, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, display and otherwise use all and/or any part of such Participant’s names, likenesses, photographs, voices and images of all persons referenced and/or appearing in materials generated at the event, without limitation, anywhere in the world in any form (tangible or intangible, permanent or ephemeral, including, without limitation, audio, video, print, electronic, written, and photographic) and via any transmission medium (including, without limitation, television, radio, Internet, and print) now existing or that may exist in the future for advertising, trade, promotion, publicity and other related purposes without compensation and without notice to or consideration, review or approval from Participant.
Each Participant further agrees to (i) be questioned or interviewed (whether in person or by other means such as email or phone), filmed and/or photographed and available for interviewing, filming, photography and for other public relations, marketing and promotional activities associated with the Event, as reasonably required and directed by STARTUP WEEKEND, (ii) allow STARTUP WEEKEND to make contact with the Participant (whether in person, by phone, email or otherwise) for the purpose of requesting further information from the Participant in relation to their participation or for any other purpose related to the Startup Weekend. Each Participant represents and warrants that neither its participation, nor STARTUP WEEKEND’s exercise of any of the rights granted to it under these Terms will (a) infringe or violate any rights of any third party or entity, including, without limitation, those relating to patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, moral rights, mask works, defamation, privacy, publicity, false light, misappropriation, confidentiality, and/or any contractual or other rights recognizable under any applicable law, rule, regulation, ordinance, judgment or decree (collectively, “Law”), or (b) otherwise violate any applicable Law.
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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, and Startup Week.