Registration is now open for the 8th Startup Weekend Athens, an entrepreneurship event hosted by the Ohio University Innovation Center and taking place from October 13-15, 2017. Startup Weekend is a global program of Techstars that teaches participants how to take a new business idea from concept to creation over a weekend. In just 48 hours, they will experience the highs, lows, fun, and pressure that make up life at a startup. As they learn how to create a real company, they'll meet the very best mentors, investors, cofounders, and sponsors who are ready to help them get started.
Participants get the opportunity to:
· Pitch an idea for a business
· Meet talented and innovative people in SE Ohio
· Learn from coaches with decades of experience – like your own John Bowditch!
· Create a prototype
· Win glory and great prizes!
This is an inclusive event for students, community, business types, designers, developers, marketers, entrepreneurs, product developers, engineers, and startup enthusiasts!
Tickets are $50 and include registration and meals Friday night through Sunday night. Thanks to the Dean’s office, students, faculty, and staff can register for only $25 by using code “SCRIPPS”! Registration and more information can be found here.