Posted on: February 1, 2018

Entrepreneurship Enthusiasts Needed for Regional Startup Weekend Event

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Entrepreneurship Enthusiasts Needed for Regional Startup Weekend Event

HERMITAGE, PA—February 1, 2018— Community members with a love for entrepreneurship will gather in Hermitage from March 2-4 for the Shenango Valley region’s second ever Startup Weekend. The 54-hour event will be held at the eCenter@Lindenpointe located at 3580 Innovation Way, Hermitage, PA 16148. The weekend’s events will begin on March 2 at 5:30 pm and end after 7:00 pm on March 4.

The region’s first Startup Weekend, held in November of 2016, included over 60 participants and nine business pitches. The 2016 weekend’s facilitator Kit Mueller—a well-known advocate for the creation of new businesses and technology in Southwestern Pennsylvania and co-organizer of Pittsburgh’s first Startup Weekend—will be returning again to lead this year’s event.

Startup Weekend will bring together designers, developers, marketers, students, and startup enthusiasts from throughout the region and beyond to share ideas and launch business ventures. Participants will select ideas with the most promise, form teams, and make as much progress on the business as possible over the course of three days. In addition, business leaders, mentors, and other movers and shakers from the region will be on hand to share insights and experience.

The weekend also includes meals, t-shirts, and cool prizes for the winning teams. Anyone with a passion for entrepreneurship or business is encouraged to participate. Early bird registration costs $50 for attendees, $25 for students, and has been extended to February 15 due to popular demand. Those who want to learn more or register for this exciting event should visit: http://communities.techstars.com/usa/hermitage/startup-weekend/12075.


About Techstars Startup Weekend

Techstars Startup Weekend is a 54-hour event where attendees learn how to build a company in a weekend. Since 2007, Techstars Startup Weekend has taken place in over 150 countries with more than 200,000 alumni. Participants take their product or business idea to the next level and join in a huge worldwide network of entrepreneurs. To learn more, visit http://www.techstars.com/startup-weekend/.

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