Chester County Techstars Startup Weekend – $30 off with code
May 31 – June 2, 2019
Penn State Great Valley
Unleash the Entrepreneur in you!
Ideas x Innovation Network (i2n) is proud to partner with PSGV REV-UP Center of Entrepreneurship and the Dr. Edwin Cottrell Entrepreneurial Leadership Center at Penn State Great Valley to bring an immersive weekend-long event to challenge participants to build a business in 54 hours.
Techstars Startup Weekend is the place to look for a team, create a prototype of your idea, validate your business idea, and receive feedback from experienced entrepreneurs, all in one weekend.
Who should attend?
- Entrepreneurs – and anyone with an idea they would like to pursue or a problem to solve but don’t know where to start.
- Business, marketing & PR specialists – and anyone looking to learn how to launch a product.
- Developers – Software engineers/coders/developers – in short, anybody who can and will write code and want to learn how to build a validated product.
- Designers – anybody with a background in design (graphics, UX/UI, etc.) and is interested in learning to how work together in an interdisciplinary team.
- Industry experts – anyone who is a subject matter expert in their area. To give you an example. you can be an expert in an industry (like beverages, health, sports , entertainment), a technology, (AI/VR/AR, blockchain, biomechanics, electronics), or a theme (education, law, video games, pets, youth, etc).
- University faculty and staff
- University Students
The weekend kicks off Friday evening when participants hear 60-second pitches on potential new products and services. Teams will form around topics of interest, and with the help of mentors and coaches, develop a prototype for a viable product. By Sunday, each team will have five minutes to present their ideas to judges.
The weekend includes workshops, guest speakers, mentors and networking opportunities. “This is a great opportunity for anyone interested to get a real, hands-on experience of starting a company from the ground up,” said James Nemes, chancellor and chief academic officer of Penn State Great Valley.
Click here for more information and tickets. Use code CCEDC for $30 off Weekend ticket.