Friday, November 16, 2018

Startup Weekend Lexington

6:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: Awesome Inc
Address: 348 E Main St, Lexington, KY 40507
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Ready to take your idea and make a business out of it with fellow designers, developers, marketers, and hustlers? Look no further, we'll provide the venue, food, mentors, and shortcuts to gaining your first customer; all you have to do is be ready to move fast. Come with an idea or join someone else's team to get something started. What are you waiting for? Over 600,000 people have participated around the globe at over 1,000 events. What is Startup Weekend? Startup Weekends are 54-hour events designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs. Beginning with Friday night pitches and continuing through brainstorming, business plan development, and basic prototype creation, Startup Weekends culminate in Sunday night demos and presentations. Participants create working startups during the event and are able to collaborate with like-minded individuals outside of their daily networks. All teams hear talks by industry leaders and receive valuable feedback from local entrepreneurs. The weekend is centered around action, innovation, and education. Whether you are looking for feedback on an idea, a co-founder, specific skill sets, or a team to help you execute, Startup Weekends are the perfect environment in which to test your idea and take the first steps towards launching your own startup. We begin with open mic pitches on Friday where attendees bring their best ideas and inspire others to join their team. 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. It doesn't matter what you do or where you come from; Startup Weekend is designed as an inclusive event and program that brings all sorts of people together including... Aspiring & experienced entrepreneurs Developers and other tech-related professionals Designers of all types Non-technical talent (i.e., business, sales, finance, legal, etc.) Students from universities and even high schools Professionals looking to switch careers Passionate visionaries Spots are limited! Get your ticket now before it's too late!

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