Why attend Startup Weekend?



Wondering why attend Startup Weekend Whangarei? There are many reasons that Startup Weekend can be seen as a great opportunity – the connections you make, the chance for you to see if you’re capable of creating a company from idea to execution, and a host of other reasons.

We want to tell you a little bit more about Startup Weekend with this post…

What is Startup Weekend?

Startup Weekend is a global network of passionate leaders and entrepreneurs on a mission to inspire, educate, and empower individuals, teams and communities. Come share ideas, form teams, and launch startups.

Startup Weekends are weekend-long, hands-on experiences where entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs can find out if startup ideas are viable. On average, half of Startup Weekend’s attendees have technical backgrounds, the other half have business backgrounds.

How does it work?

Beginning with open mic pitches on Friday, attendees bring their best ideas and inspire others to join their team. Over Saturday and Sunday teams focus on customer development, validating their ideas, practicing LEAN Startup Methodologies and building a minimal viable product. On Sunday evening teams demo their prototypes and receive valuable feedback from a panel of experts.

Why attend Startup Weekend

Who Should Attend Startup Weekend?

The event is perfect for all startup fanatics including:

  • developers
  • designers
  • marketers
  • consultants
  • entrepreneurs
  • project managers
  • startup enthusiasts

We uncovered a few reasons that you probably haven’t thought about. For example, did you know that it’s actually cheaper to attend Startup Weekend than to go about your usual weekend plans? Find out why attending Startup Weekend can be one of the greatest, and surprisingly affordable, weekends of the entire year!!


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