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Techstars Startup Weekend TravelTech Kilkenny

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Techstars Startup Weekend

What you get with your ticket:

  • Access to the full weekend-long event

  • Opportunity to pitch your idea on Friday night

  • Access to specialist speakers

  • Mentoring by all-stars from the travel and startup communities

  • Tasty meals all weekend

  • Collaboration with awesome innovation professionals from throughout Ireland

  • All-star judge's panel led by startup and innovation leaders

  • Membership in the Startup Weekend Community (>200K alumni)

  • A process for taking any idea from concept to creation in a matter of days

  • 6 months Appear.in premium account (worth €60+)

  • Free .co domain (worth €30+)

  • Free trial of Google Cloud Platform

  • Startup Weekend TravelTech swag

Sponsored by Bank of Ireland.

Prizes, judges, speakers and mentors to be announced shortly!

Have you ever seen a new product, app, or business and thought to yourself, "that was my idea a few years ago"? If you have, that means you did not have a process for taking that idea from concept to creation.

Startup Weekend is your chance to learn how to put your idea into action within a matter of days! Whether you are looking to...

  • get introduced to the world of startups and entrepreneurship

  • learn the process of going from concept to creation

  • meet experienced, talented, and passionate entrepreneurs in Kilkenny, Ireland

  • join or build an all-star team

  • make meaningful connections and become part of a global community

  • learn and practice new skills to take back to your job or beef up your resume

Who is Startup Weekend TravelTech for?

It doesn't matter what you do or where you come from, Startup Weekend TravelTech is designed as an inclusive event and program that brings all sorts of people together including...

  • aspiring & experienced entrepreneurs

  • developers and other tech-related professionals

  • designers of all types

  • non-technical talent (i.e. business, sales, finance, legal, tourism etc.)

  • students from universities and even schools

  • professionals looking to switch careers or build new skills

  • and passionate visionaries

  • lifelong learners and travel/tourism industry professionals

What's the twist?

A Techstars, Google for Entrepreneurs and Bank of Ireland event! Travel and tourism professionals, entrepreneurs, developers and designers come together to tackle challenges in travel and tourism. Only one weekend to create a product to solve problems for tourists, backpackers, hotels/hostels, airlines, transportation, business travel and anything else you come across while travelling! The winner may just have a real shot at getting a TravelTech company off of the ground, so come join us! Startup Weekend TravelTech edition means you will be focusing on solving problems and creating opportunities for tourism and travel industry - but you are not limited to these topics. Whether you have an idea to improve your local community or global ones, the ultimate objective of this event is to empower you - in the words of Mahatma Gandhi - to be the change you wish to see in the world!

Do I need to come with an idea?

If you have an idea for a startup, then great! We hope you pitch for the weekend. If you don't have an idea, that's quite alright! Come and spend the weekend, listen to the ideas being pitched, and see if something piques your interest! The weekend is all about learning about the startup ideation process and learning from each other. If you have more questions, check out the Startup Weekend First Timers FAQ!

Join us for a very special weekend!

Questions? Please email the team at kilkenny@startupweekend.org

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 Techstars Startup Weekend: 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 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, Techstars 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 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.

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