Techstars Startup Weekend Calgary

Event organized by Startup Calgary

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Work Nicer Red Mile (2nd Floor) 1550 5 Street Southwest Calgary, AB, T2R 1K3 Canada
2020-02-28 - 2020-03-01
18:00:00 - 21:00:00

Learn how to launch a startup over the course of a weekend.

Startup Weekend Hours:

  • Friday, February 28 from 6pm-10pm
  • Saturday, February 29 from 9am-10pm
  • Sunday, March 1 from 9am-9pm

Why attend? Here's what you will get out of it:

  1. Education: Startup Weekends are all about learning by doing, whether you’re learning a new skill or a new way of thinking. Don’t just listen to theory, build your own strategy and test it as you go.
  2. Co-Founder Dating: The people who come to Startup Weekend are serious about learning how to build and launch startups. Create relationships that last long past the weekend.
  3. Have Fun: During the weekend you’ll be working alongside awesome people who share your ideas. Startup Weekend is meant to be fun and entertaining, so enjoy it.
  4. Solve Local Problems with your Ideas: Do you think that one of your ideas can change your town or have a positive impact in your group of people? Bring your idea notebook with you and start making a positive change in your local community.
  5. Build Your Network: Startup Weekend works hard to recruit high quality, driven entrepreneurs- like you!
  6. Learn New Skills: With a whole weekend dedicated to letting your creative juices flow, Startup Weekends are perfect opportunities to work on a new platform, learn a new programming language or give marketing a try. With nothing to lose, there’s no reason not to step outside your comfort zone.
  7. Learn How to Launch a Business (and Actually Do It!): Startup Weekend is the epitome of Lean Startup Methodology. 
  8. Mentorship: Local tech and startup leaders participate in Startup Weekends and give feedback to participants. Interact with the movers and shakers in your community.
  9. Get Access to Valuable Startup Resources: By participating in Startup Weekend, you are given instant access to great products and tools. No one leaves a Startup Weekend empty handed! 
  10. Save Money: Startup Weekends are affordable (typically $99, we charge $75 and $45 for students). Your ticket includes 7  meals, snacks, and beverages throughout the weekend!