startup weekend presentation

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2. What is Startup Weekend?
Startup Weekend is a 54 hour startup event that provides networking,resources, and incentives for individuals and teams to go from idea to launch. Get together with local developers, innovators and entrepreneurs. Build Community. Start Companies. No Talk. All Action.
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4. The Gist

  • Founded in June of 2007 with the first event in Boulder, Colorado

5. Presence in 87 cities and 24 countries and growing with every event 6. Over 5,000 attendees in first 24 months 7. Planned 75+ events and 10,000+ attendees in 2010 8. 30% of teams are still active 9. 5% of teams have received funding (TwitPay $1M a month ago). 10. Teams have demoed at Web2.0, TechCrunch 50, SXSW, among others 11. Some teams have been generating revenue as soon as Sunday evening 12. Goal is to build community, network, learn new skills and have FUN!