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18 February 2015 - 12:42 pm Help make the next Startup Weekend Sheffield amazing

OK, OK, so Startup Weekend already is amazing. We know this. But the next Startup Weekend Sheffield has a little twist and is going to require a whole lotta work… even more than usual. This time, we’re running Startup Weekend with a theme and that theme will be: Music and Literature. Excited? We are. But to make it the best we can possibly make it, we’re going to need help before and after. That means, for the first time ever, we’re recruiting to our organising team. We’re also recruiting volunteers to help out over the weekend, so check out the opportunities below and get in touch for more info.  Continue reading “Help make the next Startup Weekend Sheffield amazing” »

24 November 2013 - 9:50 am On the worthlessness of ideas alone

Everyone has ideas. It’s just how humans are. Queuing for a morning coffee, dozing off at a boring lecture, taking a shower… Bam! Great idea!

Or so we think… A couple of days pass and we’ll probably have forgotten all about it. Never mind.

Some, like me, keep idea journals filled with those “wouldn’t it be better if…” lists to capture all those worthless ideas, hoping that the next one will be better. Great! There’s nothing wrong with that. We need people with ideas because, in the end, they are the ones shaping our society. Continue reading “On the worthlessness of ideas alone” »

16 May 2013 - 10:40 am Tickets now on sale for Startup Weekend Sheffield

Startup Weekend is back and I couldn’t be more excited! Since our first Startup Weekend in November 2012 (for Global Entrepreneurship Week), I’ve been ADDICTED to startup events, visiting Rio for SoSummit in March, Startup Hacks in Manchester and hosting Product Startup 28 with Gripple  in April. It’s been pretty busy, but things are starting to quiet down a bit around here, so what better time to start planning the next one? Continue reading “Tickets now on sale for Startup Weekend Sheffield” »