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Startup Weekend South Bend Elkhart MAKER

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Friday, May 18, 2018 at 6:30 PM - Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 8:00 PM (EDT)

Startup Weekend South Bend Elkhart MAKER

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
This ticket type applies to software engineers/coders/developers - in short, anybody who can and will write code. Students
May 21, 2018 $55.00 $0.00
This ticket type applies to anybody with a background in design (graphics, UX/UI, etc.)
May 21, 2018 $55.00 $0.00
This ticket type applies to business, marketing & PR, and anyone with a non-technical background.
May 21, 2018 $55.00 $0.00
Pitch! --- 2018: February 7th, April 25th, and May 16th. --- Barnes & Noble Mishawaka --- Gather to practice pitching to a crowd of people. We'll record you, playback your presentation, and then together we will discuss how to make it better. PitchFEST is an opportunity to pitch, get feedback, and do better. Come to watch and give feedback. Bring a friend. Network with others.
May 21, 2018 Free $0.00
Startup Hour May 21, 2018 Free $0.00

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Have you ever felt the urge to create, tinker, hack, make, and build something? On the 3rd weekend in May 2018, a very special edition of Startup Weekend is hitting the Michiana area. Startup Weekend South Bend Elkhart is joining MAKE SOUTH BEND and hosting a 'Maker' style event Friday, 18 May, 2018 at 6:30 PM - Sunday, 20 May, 2018

Never heard of a Maker event? Maker events are focused on building physical products during the weekend...totally cool, huh? And better yet, it's all made possible because by access to state-of-the-art tools and expertise provided by MAKE SOUTH BEND . The 2,400 square foot makerspace in River Park, is equipped with wifi, kilns, a woodshop, 3D printer, laser cutter, work tables, sewing machines, screen printing studio, metal and jewelry tools, a plethora of paints, pens and pencils, leather working tools, soldering irons, torches and more. This makes the possibilities of what can be created during the weekend just about endless.

Come pitch, join a team, iron out your business model, and build away!

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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.

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.

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 at the event, you grant Startup Weekend permission to capture photo/video of the event. You can find the exact legal terms on our FAQ Page but to summarize, we want to share your success with the world.

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2228 Mishawaka Ave
South Bend, IN 46615

Friday, May 18, 2018 at 6:30 PM - Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 8:00 PM (EDT)

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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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