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Startup Weekend Isn’t Just for Entrepreneurs

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / August 8, 2013

Startup Weekend is the best 54 hours of my year. I’ve helped organize Startup Weekend Columbia for the last two years, and with this year’s event happening in just two short months (September 13th through the 15th), I started to ponder why some people are intimidated by the thought of attending. I hear things like, “I’m not an entrepreneur” or “I’m not a developer” or, even better, “I…

Startup Weekend NYCEDU: 54hrs to Change Education

by / ⠀Startup Advice / February 13, 2012

On the weekend of Feb 3rd-5th, educators, developers, and designers gathered at the Mandell School in the Upper West Side of Manhattan for Startup Weekend NYCEDU.  Entrepreneurial minds from across the United States ventured to NYC with the hopes that this 54-hour sprint of a weekend would leave them with indelible relationships and ideas that would disrupt the education space. The weekend started off Friday at 6pm with…

Infographic: Startup Weekend’s Mega 2011 for Entrepreneurs

by / ⠀Startup Advice / January 16, 2012

Recently Startup Weekend published an infographic showing the progress they made in 2011. Startup Weekend is a global event that launches companies in 54 hours over a weekend of networking, learning and executing ideas. 2011 saw over 21,000 attendees at 260 events around the world. Startup Weekend also gained its own supporters this past year by forming partnerships with Google, The Kauffman Foundation and even securing grants from…

Inside a Hackathon: 2011 Startup Weekend NYC

by / ⠀Startup Advice / December 2, 2011

Startup Weekend is an all weekend (Friday to Sunday) event where developers, designers, marketers, product managers and startup enthusiasts come together and share ideas, form teams and launch tech startups! Following the Raise Cache event Thursday night (11/17), there was a lot of energy and momentum going into Startup Weekend from the Silicon Alley community. If you’re attending a 54-hour hackathon for the first time, you’re not sure…

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