Entrepreneurship will be in overdrive when Startup Weekend comes to San Diego August 20th – 22nd, gathering area entrepreneurs for a weekend of collaboration and creation at downtown coworking space Hive Haus 770.
Startup Weekend San Diego brings together energetic developers, graphic artists, business-minded startup enthusiasts, and stellar marketing and PR creatives to bring an innovative new business ideas from inception to launch in 54 hours. Teams form on Friday and will present their business models and prototypes to a panel of experts on Sunday night.
Teams will have access to experienced entrepreneurs and angel investor mentors including Mike Afred, CEO of BrightScope, Inc., Frank Peters from TheFrankPetersShow.com, and Charlie Jackson, founder of co-founder FutureWave Software. On Sunday night teams will present their businesses and prototypes and the winning team will receive $2,000 in legal services from Platinum Sponsor Cooley Godward Kronish.
Registration is currently open and slots for development, marketing/PR/business, design & UI, attorney/legal and social media are available, as well as student tickets and demo night tickets. Other contributors are welcome to join as well.
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When: August 20 – 22nd, 2010
Where: 770 11th Ave. San Diego, CA 92104
About Startup Weekend: Startup Weekend is a non-profit based in Seattle, WA. Startup Weekend has traveled the world, hosting events in more than 100 cities in over 25 countries around the world. It has helped educate over 15,000 entrepreneurs in starting their own businesses. Website: www.startupweekend.org