Startup Weekend Twin Cities 2 Details Announced


Local developers, designers, entrepreneurs and marketers will collaborate again to pitch, team-up, build and demo new products at Minnesota’s only tech event focused on real time ACTION!

This weekend warriors’ hackathon has happened in 100’s of cities across the globe from San Francisco to Athens, Greece.  It’s been covered in TechCrunch, the Washington Post, ABC News, local media, and beyond. “…The energy, feedback and outcome was so positive that this place is ready for more,” said Startup Weekend COO Shane Reiser following Minnesota’s first Startup Weekend at CoCo MSP in mid-September.

A few days later, the Seattle-based nonprofit would pledge to bring it back November 19-21st at the U of M Carlson School of Management and place Minnesota amongst 30+ parallel Startup Weekends happening  around the world in conjunction with Kauffman’s Global Entrepreneurship Week 2010.

Registration ($40 – $50) is capped at 75 participants and covers the overhead of organizing and executing an event of this nature, including ample food and beverage throughout the weekend. This time around, the org has offered to bundle proceeds from cash sponsors into a prize package for the overall winner; below is a mix of current prizes/sponsors, speakers, mentors and judges committed to Startup Weekend Twin Cities 2, November 19-21 at the U of M CSOM: