Ever wondered what it takes to be an entrepreneur?

The professional and personal challenges, the high and lows, the failures and the successes?

Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures. It is the largest community of passionate entrepreneurs, with events in over 100 countries and 580 cities around the world.

The non-profit organization is headquartered in Seattle, Washington but Startup Weekend Organizers and Facilitators can be found on every corner of the globe. From Mongolia to South Africa to London to Brazil, people around the globe are coming together for weekend long workshops to pitch ideas, form teams, and start companies.

All Startup Weekend events follow the same basic model: anyone is welcome to pitch their startup idea and receive feedback from their peers. Teams organically form around the top ideas (as determined by popular vote) and then it’s a 54 hour frenzy of business model creation, coding, designing, and market validation. The weekends culminate with presentations in front of local entrepreneurial leaders with another opportunity for critical feedback.

Whether entrepreneurs found companies, find a cofounder, meet someone new, or learn a skill far outside their usual 9-to-5, everyone is guaranteed to leave the event better prepared to navigate the chaotic but fun world of startups. If you want to put yourself in the shoes of an entrepreneur, register now for the best weekend of your life!

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And the winner is….

by Startup Weekend Crew

La fin de cette édition s’est terminée dimanche soir par les présentations finales des projets devant les membres du jury, composé de Damien JORDAN (Responsable digital de l’Hétic), Nicolas Ferrary (Head of operations France, Morocco, Belgium chez Airbnb), Matthieu Rouif (co-fondateur de Heycrowd), Frédéric Dembak et de John Lewis.

And the winner is…..

SWPA – 3ième de l’année 2012

by Startup Weekend Crew

Seulement un mois après la précédente édition du Startup Weekend Paris (25-27 mai), cette 3ième édition 2012 est une édition estivale !

L’ambiance est propice à l’entraide et les rencontres entre tous les participants vont créer de forts liens durables ; cela s’annonce prometteur pour tous les développeurs, designers et Biz guys du weekend ! Les étudiants de La grande école de l’internet, l’Hétic, ont répondu à l’appel !

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