Startup Weekend is a great event focused around the core skills of entrepreneurship. From concept through design and presentation, the weekend teaches core skills to help you understand how to launch a business. The bonus of the weekend is that you will actually launch a business!!
Startup Weekend is an intense 54 hour event which focuses on building a web or mobile application which could form the basis of a credible business over the course of a weekend. The weekend brings together people with different skillsets – primarily software developers, graphics designers and business people – to build applications and develop a commercial case around them.
The event is hosted at different cities around the world. Here is an expample of the coming “Global Battle”
First Weekend – November 12-14, 2010
New York, NY
Second Weekend – November 19-21, 2010
Bay Area, CA
Miami, FL – Sponsored by ActiveFilings.com
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Twin Cities, MN
The weekend has been an amazing place for people to create their dreams and find others to support their ventures.
- Software Programmers
- Graphics Designers
- Marketing Professionals
There have been a series of articles in Forbes magazine outlining these opportunities from the groups TechStars and Y Combinator. Here is one great example of entrepreneurship 101. http://www.forbes.com/forbes/2010/1108/best-small-companies-10-y-combinator-paul-graham-ask-an-expert.html
Join the Global Battle in Miami; For registration to StartupWeekend click here: http://miami.startupweekend.org
Participants to the Glabal Battle in Miami will have full support of ActiveFilings’ staff to help them to incorporate their business.