Startup Weekend Mobile/Wearables Seattle
Friday, July 25 - 27, 2014
Friday, July 25 - 27, 2014
Event starts at 6:30 pm
1100 2nd Ave
Ever wondered what it takes to be an entrepreneur?The professional and personal challenges, the high and lows, the failures and the successes? Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures. It is the largest community of passionate entrepreneurs, with events in over 100 countries and 580 cities around the world.
The non-profit organization is headquartered in Seattle, Washington but Startup Weekend Organizers and Facilitators can be found on every corner of the globe. From Mongolia to South Africa to London to Brazil, people around the globe are coming together for weekend long workshops to pitch ideas, form teams, and start companies.
Whether entrepreneurs found companies, find a cofounder, meet someone new, or learn a skill far outside their usual 9-to-5, everyone is guaranteed to leave the event better prepared to navigate the chaotic but fun world of startups. If you want to put yourself in the shoes of an entrepreneur, register now for the best weekend of your life!
All Startup Weekend events follow the same basic model: anyone is welcome to pitch their startup idea and receive feedback from their peers. Teams organically form around the top ideas (as determined by popular vote) and then it’s a 54 hour frenzy of business model creation, coding, designing, and market validation. The weekends culminate with presentations in front of local entrepreneurial leaders with another opportunity for critical feedback.
Mobile and Wearable Technologies at the Forefront of Entrepreneurship
Sponsors like Jigsaw Renaissance are helping make the event incredible by bringing their "Hardware Library", full of awesome hardware like Arduino Unos & Duemilanoves, shields, Bluetooth devices, Raspberry Pis, and more! They're also helping out with the essentials, such as wires, resistors, LEDs, soldering kits, etc. We want you to succeed, and so we're doing what we can to help set you up to achieve that success! A big thanks goes to our sponsors like Jigsaw Renaissance, who help make that possible!
Come share your ideas and help build the next big innovation!
Setup for Success Before/After Startup Weekend
Friday July 25th
Saturday July 26th
Sunday July 27th
Coaches and Mentors
Co-Founder, Partner at 9MileLabs/VP, Product Marketing/Hewlett-Packard/Microsoft Corporation
Sanjay Puri is a Marketing and Business Executive with extensive experience in enabling sales organizations to sell enterprise software solutions. With 18+ years of high-tech experience includes product development, product management and product marketing in Fortune 500 technology companies, mid-size software organizations and startups.
Co-founder of Connected Consignment
Project Manager at Stratos
Event Sponsors, and Partners
The Startup Weekend Mobile/Wearables Seattle 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 Seattle is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here
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