Startup Weekend Santa Monica
Friday, October 26 - 28, 2018
Friday, October 26 - 28, 2018
Event starts at 5:30 pm
1450 2nd St
Your idea in 54 hours - interact w/ leaders at BAM Ventures, LUMA Launch, Expert Dojo, TechStars, Lightspeed Innovation, and Amazon Studios
Techstars Startup Weekend Santa Monica is the place to look for a team, create a prototype of your idea, validate your business idea, and receive feedback from experienced entrepreneurs, all in one weekend.
Big shoutout to Los Angeles Tech.
What do you need to bring?
Lots of energy! You'll pitch your own idea or listen to others, then vote on the most interesting ideas and form teams with diverse skill sets local to the LA area and from around the country. You can come with friends, but you’ll get the full experience if you participate in separate teams. Remember, it’s all about the team.
Your idea should be something you have NOT previously worked on. The idea you pitch and the problem you set out to solve can span social, educational, financial, environmental, or other issues. Hopefully solving a problem that affects Santa Monica or all of LA. Over the course of the weekend you'll be challenged to create a prototype of your MVP, or minimum viable product, that fits the needs of your target customer. You'll get feedback, iterate, and likely pivot your approach entirely! Important: You cannot have worked previously on your idea.
Techstars Startup Weekend is a full weekend long experience. Your ticket includes:
- 7 full (and delicious) meals over the course of the weekend
- Benefits and discounts from our global partners
- One-on-one time with amazing mentors
- A new network of developers, designers, and entrepreneurs eager, like you, to change the world.
- All the internet and coffee you can consume.
Still have questions, feel free to reach us at “email@example.com”. We are all local volunteers.
Don’t wait any longer and join the Santa Monica Techstars Startup Weekend movement!
No talk, all action!
Friday October 26th
Saturday October 27th
Sunday October 28th
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Ash also serves on UC Irvine’s Beall Center for Entrepreneurship, Startup Grind OC and Newport Beach Foundation. Previously Ash worked with the White House, Case Foundation and other business leaders to help launch “Startup America” a public/private partnership that in total helped inform, educate and provide resources for thousands of businesses across America.
Coaches and Mentors
Event Sponsors, and Partners
The Startup Weekend Santa Monica 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.
THE FASTEST WAY TO GET YOUR APP PROTOTYPED BY A PROFESSIONAL DESIGNER. (OR YOU CAN DO IT YOURSELF)
Techstars Startup Weekend Los Angeles is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here
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