Techstars Global Startup Weekend 2017
Friday, November 10 - 12, 2017
Friday, November 10 - 12, 2017
Event starts at 6:00 pm
800 Florida Ave NE
Taking ideas from concept to creation in a matter of days!
- get introduced to the world of startups and entrepreneurship,
- learn the process of going from concept to creation,
- meet experienced, talented, and passionate entrepreneurs in DC,
- join or build an all-star team,
- or take your own idea from concept to creation
Who is Startup Weekend For?
It doesn't matter what you do or where you come from, Startup Weekend is designed as an inclusive event and program that brings all sorts of people together including...
- aspiring & experienced entrepreneurs,
- developers and other tech-related professionals,
- designers of all types,
- non-technical talent (i.e. business, sales, finance, legal, etc.)
- students from universities and even high schools,
- professionals looking to switch careers,
- passionate visionaries
More than 15,000 entrepreneurs will come together for 200 events held during Global Entrepreneurship Week to celebrate entrepreneurship across the globe. The winners of Global Startup Weekend will be featured globally to help them gain more exposure and build momentum for their startup.
All attendees will also be provided with high-quality resources and content exclusive to this event.
Your ticket includes:
- Access to the full weekend-long event
- Opportunity to pitch your idea on Friday night @ Pitch Fire
- Mentoring by all-stars from the tech startup community
- Tasty meals all weekend
- Collaboration with awesome professionals from throughout DC-Maryland-Virginia
- All-star judge's panel lead by startup and entrepreneurial leaders
- Membership in the Startup Weekend Community (>200K alumni)
- A process for taking any idea from concept to creation in a matter of days
- And over 100 new awesome Facebook friends!
If you have an idea for a startup, then great! We hope you pitch for the weekend. If you don't have an idea, that's quite alright! Come and spend the weekend, listen to the ideas being pitched, and see if something piques your interest! The weekend is all about learning about the startup ideation process and learning from each other. If you have more questions, check out the Startup Weekend First Timers FAQ!
Join us for a very special weekend!
Questions? Press inquiries? Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday November 10th
Saturday November 11th
Sunday November 12th
Coaches and Mentors
Julia’s passion for supporting women business owners comes from her 20+ years working with small businesses, helping them manage their financial and HR needs. She is focused on building a vibrant community and network of women in business that fosters collaboration and supports the launch and growth of their businesses.
Through her work as the Hera Hub DC founder, she supports organizations focused on entrepreneurship and women in business.
Co-Founder Black Female Founders & Co-Founder/Chief Creative Inclusion Officer Wetogethr
As a consultant, I focus on analyzing new business opportunities, developing sales and marketing strategies, and optimizing revenue processes for both the non-profit and for-profit sectors.
Event Sponsors, and Partners
The Techstars Global Startup Weekend 2017 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 Washington, D.C. is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here
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