START 'EM UP: As we've already said, StartupWeekend has spawned a special vertical just for us edtech types, namely Startup Weekend EDU. Check out "Field Reports" below for a few handy-dandy hints if you're signing up to attend for the first time. If you're a more experienced hand, we've got news for you too: Startup Weekend is on a tear. The group aims to host two events a month around the world. Already on the sked: San Francisco, Washington, and London.