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30 October 2015 - 11:58 am A weekend to make the change!

“Do. Or do not. There is no try.” – Yoda, Jedi Master

Startup Weekends are fun packed entrepreneurship exercises in which you’ll learn much more than just starting a business. In brevity, Startup Weekends are two and a half day events; they start on a Friday evening when people pitch their ideas (It could be you too, if you have got one!). Then the participants choose the idea they would like to be part of.  The next day the teams build their product prototype and also reach out to their market to understand the challenges their business idea would face. On the final day the teams present their ideas to the judges and win prizes!

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27 October 2014 - 12:31 pm Fancy a trip to New York to ring the NASDAQ bell?

I can hardly contain myself. It seems like such a long time since we had a Startup Weekend in Sheffield. The last one was in March and the time has just flown by since then. Luckily for me, I got involved in plenty of startup stuff in Vegas in May and had the amazing opportunity to facilitate Startup Weekend: Art Edition in London at the beginning of this month. Combined with the monthly Startup in the Pub meetups and last month’s Entrepreneurs’ Pub, I’ve certainly been getting my startup fix. But nothing quite compares, does it, to the awesome nature of a full-on Startup Weekend Sheffield.

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25 November 2013 - 11:11 am Startup Weekend Sheffield… extended!

Winning team, Airstock, tell us about their experience at Startup Weekend Sheffield, the following week in preparation for their huge video voting contest, and what the future holds for them now the event is over and the Global Startup Battle is looming. Continue reading “Startup Weekend Sheffield… extended!” »