Startup Weekend Gainesville

october 2018

12oct(oct 12)6:00 pm14(oct 14)8:30 pmStartup Weekend GainesvilleValidate ideas, build a demo product, craft a business plan, compete for prizes

Event Details

Whether you already have a business idea ready to go or just want to dip your toes in the entrepreneurial waters, Startup Weekend Gainesville, Friday, October 12 – Sunday, October 14, is the perfect opportunity. Participants brainstorm ideas on Friday and form teams around the best ones, then it’s a 48-hour sprint to validate ideas, build a demo product, and craft a business plan.
The weekend culminates on Sunday evening when participants are put to the test before a panel of judges – all notable investors and entrepreneurs – who choose the weekend’s winners. Top teams walk away with prizes such as free office space, mentorship & legal services to help keep the startup going.

Time

12 (Friday) 6:00 pm - 14 (Sunday) 8:30 pm EST

Location

GTEC

2153 SE Hawthorne Road

Organizer

TechStars Startup ProgramsTechstars is a global ecosystem that empowers entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market wherever they choose to live. With dozens of mentorship-driven accelerator programs and thousands of community programs worldwide, Techstars exists to support the world’s most promising entrepreneurs throughout their lifelong journey, from inspiration to IPO. Techstars provides access to tens of thousands of community leaders, founders, mentors, investors, and corporate partners, allowing entrepreneurs to accelerate the pace of innovation and do more faster. Techstars supports every stage of the entrepreneurial journey – from early stage grassroots community development to more formal opportunities that provide education, experience, acceleration, funding, and beyond. Techstars Startup Programs include Startup Weekend, Startup Digest, and Startup Week. By purchasing a Ticket you agree to the Terms and Conditions.

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