Startup Weekend Edmonton 2013
What is Startup Weekend?
54-hour events where developers, coders, designers, marketers, product managers and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams, build products, and create startups!
Startup Weekends are weekend-long, hands-on experiments where entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs can find out if startup ideas are viable. Most events have about 75 attendees, half of which have technical backgrounds and the other half have business backgrounds.
Why attend a Startup Weekend Event?
Education: Startup Weekends are all about learning. Learn a new skill, a new language, a new way of thinking.
Build your network: Startup Weekend works hard to recruit high-quality, driven entrepreneurs – like you! Create relationships that last long past the weekend.
Learn how to launch a business: Startup Weekend is the epitome of LeanStartup Methodology. Go from idea to launch in 54 short hours.
Get face time with mentors and thought leaders: Local tech and startup leaders mentor and participate in Startup Weekends and interact with other participants.
Get access to valuable startup resources: By participating in Startup Weekend you are given instant access to great products and tools. No one leaves Startup Weekend empty handed!