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Startup Weekend East Bay 2017

May 20, 2017
9:00 am
Meiklejohn Hall Room 2064, Cal State East Bay, Hayward

Welcome to CSU East Bay's 3rd Startup Weekend! Startup Club on campus is bringing students and professionals together to experience the process of building a startup in 54 hours! Participants have the opportunity to network, learn new skills, build teams and pitch their business idea to a panel of judges. Mentors and coaches will be available to help guide each team to launching your own business. Startup Weekend™ is a 54-hour weekend event, during which groups of developers, business managers, startup enthusiasts, marketing gurus, graphic artists and more pitch ideas for new startup companies, form teams around those ideas, and work to develop a working prototype, demo, or presentation by Sunday evening. Startup Weekend has grown into an organization with a global presence. As of December 2016, Startup Weekend has reached 135 countries, involving over 210,000 entrepreneurs. Startup Weekend is one of the Techstars Startup Programs, alongside Startup Week™ and Startup Digest™ Startup Weekends are weekend-long, hands-on experiences where entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs can find out if startup ideas are viable. On average, half of Startup Weekend’s attendees have technical or design backgrounds, the other half have business backgrounds. Beginning with open mic pitches on Friday, attendees bring their best ideas and inspire others to join their team. Over Saturday and Sunday teams focus on customer development, validating their ideas, practicing LEAN Startup Methodologies and building a minimal viable product. On Sunday evening teams demo their prototypes and receive valuable feedback from a panel of experts. Our mission is to educate and inspire entrepreneurs and give them the motivation and networking they need to take the next step in creating a successful startup company. We are committed to delivering the world’s premier experiential education for entrepreneurs.

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Meiklejohn Hall Room 2064, Cal State East Bay, Hayward

25800 Carlos Bee Blvd, Hayward, CA 94542, USA

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