Startup Weekend will be in Gainesville this October 25, 26, and 27, for a weekend that will allow local entrepreneurs to develop and sharpen their products and ideas. Entrepreneurs will pitch there ideas to judges and by the end of the weekend, awards will be given to those with the most impressive business ideas.
Startup Weekend will be exploring behind the scenes of some of the most cutting-edge office space in Gainesville. Attendees will be touring startup space and office space in Innovation Square and the surrounding communities to get a first hand look at what entrepreneurs surround themselves with to succeed.
Startup Weekend, according to their site, is a global grassroots movement that unites creative and intelligent minds together for an unforgettable weekend of ideation and new venture creation. With over 400 events in over 100 different countries, Startup Weekend invites individuals to come and start their own businesses or hone their ideas.
Here is a brief synopsis of how Startup Weekend feels the weekend will go and what it can offer to attendees:
Local sponsors include Cox Communications, Gainesville Chamber, Feathr, HackerSpace, StarterSpace, Grooveshark, UF Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Front Street Commercial Real Estate, and Santa Fe Center for Innovation and Economic Development.
Visit Gainesville.StartupWeekend.org for more information on Startup Weekend, including registration information, speakers, judges, mentors, and much more.
TRIMARK PROPERTIES | STAFF | 24-OCT-2013