Entrepreneurs are traveling to Baltimore, Maryland to participate in Startup Weekend. The 54 hour event brings together entrepreneurs, business owners, marketers, product managers, and startup founders to Baltimore in order to pitch ides, form teams and launch companies. According to its site Startup Weekend is a “global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures.” While the non-profit organization is headquartered in Seattle, Washington Startup Weekend is held in 200 cities across the world.
Here is the Friday Schedule:
Registration Starts (at Ad.com)
Dinner & Networking (provided meal)
Welcome & Speaker
Attendees vote for the top ideas
Teams start forming and discussing ideas
Start to formalize teams and take an inventory of skills. Be honest, and direct about what resources and skills are needed for the weekend. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow