When21. - 23. September.
Time: 17:00 - 20:00
Startup Weekend is back with its 11th event in Bergen!
You will have the chance to work on real business ideas, maybe your own, together with your future co-founders. To set your venture up for success, you’ll work in close collaboration with the leaders of some of the most successful and innovative startups around.
– Startup Weekend WHAT?
Techstars 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, Techstars 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, Techstars Startup Weekends are the perfect environment in which to test your idea and take the first steps towards launching your own startup.
– Do I need prior business experience to attend?
No, we believe that anyone can be an entrepreneur. In fact, Startup Weekends are tailored to fit you whether you are a serial entrepreneur looking for a new team or a high school student who doesn’t know where to start.
– Will it be in English?
Yes, but if English is not your language of choice, don't worry, there will be plenty of bilingual participants to help with any language barriers.
– What's included in the ticket?
Early bird tickets are NOK 200 until 15th of July, after which student tickets will be NOK 250 and regular tickets will be NOK 350.The ticket price includes dinners, breakfasts and lunches. And of course 54 hours of brainstorming, networking, workshopping and pitching.
Terms of Participation Agreement: It is our job to provide you with an incredible networking and learning opportunity. Our intention is that you meet some amazing people that you might actually start a company with, build relationships with coaches, and learn from your peers. The event is intended to be a collaborative forum for sharing, learning, building, and having fun. As such, by registering as a participant, you acknowledge that any ideas shared by you or anyone else over the course of the event are contributions to the overall experience and community. If you as a participant are worried about someone stealing your ideas, please reconsider your participation in the event itself or simply refrain from sharing specifics about your idea.
As a member of your startup community, you agree to be inclusive of any and all people and their ideas. You agree to act professionally, treat everyone with respect, and treat the event facilities with proper care. You agree that you are responsible for any accidents or damages that you cause. You also agree to not hold Techstars Startup Weekend, your local volunteer team, or any of the event supporters liable for any loss, damage, injury, or any other unforeseeable incident.
By Participating at the event, you grant Techstars Startup Weekend permission to capture photo/video of the event. You can find the exact legal terms on our FAQ Page but to summarize, we want to share your success with the world.
Refund Policy: No refunds will be granted within 7 days of the event if food and drink have already been ordered. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.
For any questions, please email the team at [email protected] or contact us via facebook on https://www.facebook.com/StartupWeekendBergen/