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Techstars Startup Weekend EDU Seattle October 2019

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Central Library-Seattle Public Library

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Seattle, WA 98104

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For all event details, please visit http://communities.techstars.com/events/14866

Solve BIG problems in EDU in 54 hours

Do you have a passion for kids, learning, and teaching?

Are you interested in a fun, focused, and rewarding weekend experience of starting or joining an EdTech business?

Startup Weekend EDU (SWEDU) Seattle is a world-class learning opportunity for individuals such as yourself. Connect with EdTech startup professionals and others of diverse skill-sets and experience levels. Learn and collaborate in agile teams to tackle hard problems. Build solutions, whether its launching tools, apps, schools, or learning spaces, you have an opportunity to solve challenging problems in education and reimagine the future of learning. Practice pitching to mentors and judges, get feedback, and recognized for your achievement.

Everyone is welcome, and no previous entrepreneurial experience is required! Educators, administrators, students, parents, coaches, counselors, designers, software developers, engineers, sales, marketing, and finance professionals.

We are waiving the attendance fee for this special edition of Startup Weekend. With this opportunity, you will want to commit to participating fully from Friday evening to Sunday evening, setting aside other obligations.

This event is made possible through the efforts of many dedicated volunteers and financial support of sponsors. We're here to connect you with diverse teams and teach startup tools and techniques to tackle big problems in education and the learning field.

About: Techstars 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, Techstars 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 entrepreneurs. The weekend is centered around action, innovation, and education. Whether you are looking for feedback on an idea, a co-founder, specific skill sets, or a team to help you execute, Techstars 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 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 Techstars 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 Techstars 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.

By purchasing a ticket to a Techstars Startup Weekend event, you are agreeing to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. If you have questions please reach out to privacy@techstars.com.


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