The organizers of Startup Weekend, the event where entrepreneurs hack a startup in 54 hours, believe that technology can be a unifying force.
Andrew Hyde went from hardcore tech scenester to minimalist world-traveler almost on a whim. Here’s what he learned along the way.
Startup Weekend, which hosts weekend-long business hackathons, has joined forces with Startup America, TechStars, and other such entities to launch Startup Weekend Next, a program for new would-be entrepreneurs who need a bit of advice, polish, and hand-holding.
Starting today, Google is partnering up with Startup Weekend, an organization focused on fostering entrepreneurship, to host technical training bootcamps for aspiring entrepreneurs across the globe.
If you had 54 hours to get yourself from an idea to a DEMO booth, do you think you could do it?
What happens when you cross the DEMO conference with Startup Weekend and the Startup America Partnership? You get MEGA Startup Weekend, taking place on Microsoft’s Mountain View Campus, September 9th-11th.
If you thought Startup Weekend was a hackathon, you’d be about half right. According to a recent report, the event’s focus has shifted from executing clever tech tricks to solving problems in a community. It’s an exercise in practical entrepreneurship rather than pure coding.