The Ultimate Startup Weekend Kickoff Party

    Thursday, May 3, 2018

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The Ultimate Startup Weekend Kickoff Party

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Thursday, May 3, 2018
Event starts at 6:00 pm

Good Spirits
476 North Federal Highway
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

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Join us for the ultimate Startup Weekend Kickoff Party.

Win a Free Ticket to Startup Weekend Fort Lauderdale.
Best Avengers costume wins a free ticket to Startup Weekend Fort Lauderdale. If you are the winner and have already purchased a ticket we will refund your money (or you can give it to your best friend, just saying you know).

Network with our local startup community builders and members.

Meet the Startup Weekend Fort Lauderdale crew and event participants at Good Spirits for our Kickoff Party and get a sneak preview of what's in store for you the next day at the most dynamic experience of your entrepreneurial life. 

Charity auction to benefit the Urban League of Broward County. 
Ever wanted to pick a Venture Capitalist's brain? Want to learn from a VC how best to pitch your startup to them? Bid on the opportunity to win a lunch date with Kathy Chiu, managing partner of The Fan Fund. Half of the auction proceeds will benefit the Urban League of Broward County which is doing amazing work opening doors for minority entrepreneurs. 

Free drinks and appetizers.
Drink tickets (1 per patron) will be given to the first 30 purchasers. Free appetizers will also be on hand. Nice cocktails, tasty apps, upscale venue, fun crowd, sounds like a recipe for the Ultimate Startup Weekend Kickoff Party.

Free admission for Startup Weekend Fort Lauderdale Ticket holders.
If you already purchased your Startup Weekend Fort Lauderdale tickets, email with your name and receipt number to receive a free party admission discount code. 
If you want to purchase Startup Weekend tickets after the Kickoff Party (not recommended) email with your name and receipt number to receive a $10 off event admission discount code while supplies last. 

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6:00 pm
Arrive at the venue and get checked in

6:30 pm
Get set up for the evening and get to know your startup community members.

7:30 pm
Auction Starts
Bid on the chance of an entrepreneur's lifetime to have lunch with one of the region's most respected Venture Capitalist.

7:45 pm
Avengers Costume Contest
Best costumed Avenger wins a Free Ticket to Startup Weekend Fort Lauderdale.

8:00 pm
Networking and Goodbyes
Make those last-minute connections before you leave

Event Sponsors, and Partners

The The Ultimate Startup Weekend Kickoff Party 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.


Organizing Team

Techstars Startup Weekend Fort Lauderdale is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here

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  • Melissa
  • Marc

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