Eight Reasons Why You Should Attend Startup Weekend Orlando

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Call us biased, but we think that there are dozens of reasons why you should come to a Startup Weekend!  Since we know your time is valuable, we’ll only list the top eight:

Education:

Startup Weekends are all about learning through the act of creating.  Don’t just listen to theory, build your own strategy and test it as you go.

Build your network:

This isn’t just a happy-hour. Startup Weekend attracts your community’s best makers and do-ers. By spending a weekend working to build scalable companies that solve real-world problems, you will build long-lasting relationships and possibly walk away with a job or a even an investor.

Co-Founder Dating:

We all know it’s not just about the idea – it’s about the team. Startup Weekend is hands down the best way to find someone you can actually launch a startup with.

Learn a new skill:

Step outside of your comfort zone. With a whole weekend dedicated to letting your creative juices flow, Startup Weekends are perfect opportunities to work on a new platform, learn a new programming language, or just try something different.

Actually launch a business:

Over 36% of Startup Weekend startups are still going strong after 3 months.  Roughly 80% of participants plan on continuing working with their team or startup after the weekend.

Get face time with thought leaders:

Local tech and startup leaders participate in Startup Weekends as coaches and judges. Get some one-on-one time with the movers and shakers in your community.

Save money & get stuff:

Startup Weekends cost $99 (less for students).  Your ticket covers seven meals, snack, and access to exclusive resources from our global sponsors.

Join a global community:

Join over 85,000 Startup Weekend alumni, all on a mission to change the world.