Startup Weekend Kamloops | Sept 8-10



  • Startup Weekend is back!

    For those that haven’t heard of Startup Weekend, it’s a 54 hour hackathon to turn ideas into businesses. Friday night people can pitch if they want, teams are formed around those ideas. Saturday + Sunday is working on the idea and building the business, learning from mentors and industry experts, ending with pitching to a panel of judges.

    • you don’t need an idea to participate
    • it is not mandatory to pitch, but you might surprise yourself
    • you don’t need to have a technical background or specific skill to participate. Teams are usually made up of developers, designers, and marketing/business background.
    • ticket includes meals for the entire weekend, prizes and swag, and the weekend itself.

    Why you should sign up:

    • test and validate an idea you might have
    • potential to form a team of cofounders
    • learn from peers and mentors
    • get valuable feedback from judges who have extensive experience

    Full agenda details and tickets can be found here: http://communities.techstars.com/canada/kamloops/startup-weekend/11304

    If anyone has questions, please reach out I would be happy to answer. Early bird tickets are on sale until Aug 25th, then go up to $75 (for students) and $99 (for general)



  • Early bird tickets end THIS FRIDAY!

    If you were on the fence… hop off :) If you have questions about Startup Weekend, please get in touch. amanda@kamloopsinnovation.ca or call 250-434-0200.



  • The final presentations are tonight at 5pm!

    We have 7 teams who have been working for 54 hours straight on their startups. Come cheer them on. 5pm - Barber Center at TRU. There will be a cash bar and light snacks. https://www.facebook.com/events/1992886680930781/


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