Global Startup Weekend Peel Region
Friday, November 17 - 19, 2017
Friday, November 17 - 19, 2017
Event starts at 6:30 pm
Brampton City Hall
2 Wellington St W
Go from Idea to MVP in 54 hours!
In just 54 hours, you will experience the highs, lows, fun, and pressure that make up life at a startup. As you learn how to create a real company, you'll meet the very best mentors, investors, co-founders, and sponsors who are ready to help you get started.
Join us for this special Global Startup Weekend where we will join 150+ other cities in this incredible celebration of entrepreneurship. Techstars will help the winning team to continue growth by providing perks to help them build their startup as well as showcasing in their global channels.
Don't miss this opportunity of the possibility of being showcased in the Techstars Worlwide Network! 1st place prize package worth over $10,000!
*Please note, all ideas pitched and worked on are owned by the teams. Startup Peel Community or organizers will not assume ownership of your IP.
Latest Blog Updates
Friday November 17th
Saturday November 18th
Sunday November 19th
As a Developmental Service Worker for 17 years, Jahmeelah has been immersed in her specialty within various capacities. As an educator, she was armed with the specifics of providing support and advocacy for people with disabilities and their families. Her eagerness to bring awareness to everyone on a larger platform led her to “accidentally” pitch the informative television show A Voice for All to Rogers TV.
"Jam" is unequivocally a connector of people, ideas and energy. As a consultant for local groups, companies, and entrepreneurs, she is able to assist individuals that always encourages their personality to shine through. And Jam continues to use her knowledge to educate others on the importance of recognition and awareness through A Voice for All and her engaging social media accounts. All of her work and determination hasn’t gone unnoticed, as her ongoing community service and excellence was celebrated as one of the phenomenal 150 women honored during the HERstory In Black project, featured on CBC Canada.
Advocacy, mental health and wellness, the importance of education and her propensity to be extremely vehement about everything she does propels Jahmeelah forward with A Voice for All, Slayer of the Mic Speakers Program, as an educator and anything else she puts her mind to. Jahmeelah Gamble is the purveyor of truth; the spirited host of your next event; and the fireball media personality that we have all come to love.
As a US licensed attorney Derrick has strived to impact policies which impact youth especially those hindered from educational opportunities due to socio-economic barriers.
Derrick loves to invest in his community and currently co-chairs the Brampton Mastermind (BM) program which is a monthly networking session which brings together entrepreneurs in Brampton and surrounding cities for free food and fellowship once a month at City Hall.
This year Derrick was recognized by the Brampton Board of Trade as a recipient of the Top 40 Under 40 award which highlights individuals making significant impact on the city of Brampton and beyond.
In addition, David is a Designer and Entrepreneur with a cross-pollination of tech, marketing, and design experience.
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Event Sponsors, and Partners
The Global Startup Weekend Peel Region team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
Learn how to become a sponsor here.
Techstars Startup Weekend Peel is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here