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Startup Weekend Cape Town GEW 2013

11/15/2013 5:30 PM - 11/17/2013 11:00 PM

Ever wondered what it takes to be an entrepreneur? The professional and personal challenges, the high and lows, the failures and the success? Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures. It is the largest community of passionate entrepreneurs with over 400 past events in 100 countries around the world in 2011. All Startup Weekend events follow the same basic model: anyone is welcome to pitch their startup idea and receive feedback from their peers. Teams organically form around the top ideas (as determined by popular vote) and then it’s a 54 hour frenzy of business model creation, coding, designing, and market validation. The weekends culminate with presentations in front of local entrepreneurial leaders with another opportunity for critical feedback. Whether entrepreneurs found companies, find a cofounder, meet someone new, or learn a skill far outside their usual 9-to-5, everyone is guaranteed to leave the event better prepared to navigate the chaotic but fun world of startups.

Tickets INCLUDE all meals, drinks, coaching, prizes, working space and wifi. We are hosted by the Banwidth Barn, at the Woodstock Exchange again this year. The space has proven exceptionally good for this style of event. Break away rooms, plenty of light, reliable wifi and very cool people!

Starts: Fri 15 Nov 2013 at 5:30 PM

Ends: Sun 17 Nov 2013 at 11:00 PM

Place: Bandwidth Barn, Woodstock Exchange, 66-68 Albert Road, Woodstock., Cape Town

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