Startup Weekend is a global network of passionate leaders and entrepreneurs on a mission to inspire, educate, and empower individuals, teams and communities. Startup Weekends are 54-hour events where developers, designers, marketers, product managers, and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams, build products, and launch startups! Startup Weekend EDU are Startup Weekends with a focus on only education.
This 52-hour event brings together educators, developers, designers, product managers, marketers, and startup enthusiasts to share ideas, form teams, build products or services, and launch startups! Education leaders will be available to coach teams and share their networks. Winning teams receive prizes to take their idea to the next level. Every participant gets freebies from our sponsors, including a scholarship to Tallwave’s Venture Blueprint bootcamp.
This is the first ever Startup Weekend EDU in Phoenix. The K-12 and Higher Education sectors have significant challenges here and therefore, interesting opportunities. We need collaboratively think of innovative ways to tackle these challenges. The number of startups have been growing in the valley. Startup Weekend EDU is a space to draw the startup momentum to education and solve meaningful problems. Join us for the highly anticipated launch in our community.
It is about learning, professional development, and support. We structure the weekend's curriculum to help you gain new knowledge and skills in business, design, and development. You can also build your network, get face time with education and business thought leaders in Phoenix, and of course, find people to launch a successful business.Your ticket covers seven meals, snacks, all the coffee you can drink, and support for our education community. Participants also get freebies from our sponsors.