Startup weekend is a gathering of approx. Protected content passionate about technology and startups. weekend? The event starts on Friday evening with anyone pitching an idea (in one minute or less); the crowd then votes on the best 10 or so ideas and teams (of programmers, designers, social media experts, business developers, etc.) are formed around those ideas to work through to Sunday night. Many real startups have come out of the events but just as importantly some great match making has occurred and a lot of fun has been had.
How far can you get with your startup idea in one weekend?
Pitch your idea on Friday night. Teams are formed around the best ideas and work through to Sunday night. The best pitch on Sunday evening gets 10.000 DKK.
Who should come?
• Programmers (web, mobile apps, API's, etc.)
• Business developers
• Social media experts
Startup Weekend gathers a highly motivated group of developers, business managers, startup enthusiasts, marketing gurus, graphic artists and more for a 54 hour event that builds communities, companies and projects.
Startup weekends will run simultaneously in the following cities on April 9th: Copenhagen, Stockholm, Lund, Helsinki, Olso and Tallinn (at least!).
We think this simultaneous approach will generate tremendous buzz, promote cooperation across the Nordic startup communities and even generate some healthy competition between cities.
The Nordic events are co-hosted by Startupbootcamp (a Copenhagen-based, Techstars-inspired 3 month startup creation program) and Optiteam.
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