STARTUP WEEK END NEGOMBO

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Calling entrepreneurs, Growth Hackers, Dreamers, Rain Makers and Startup Catalysts to change the world in 54 hours! Bring your creativity and skills and Join Startup Weekend Negombo - Silicon Beach ,Friday 19th to Sunday 21st May,2017 at Paradise Beach Hotel, Negombo.

What's Startup Weekend, Anyway?

Startup Weekend is a global phenomenon - 54 hours of fast and furious prototype development through to exploring potential markets and pitching. It’s an unparalleled opportunity to build lasting relationships with co-founders; mentors, and investors.The real value comes from taking an idea from concept through to execution using Lean tactics and working under high pressure with the best startups.

Google for Entrepreneurs is the global partner for Techstars Startup Weekend Program, including Startup Weekend, Startup Next and Startup Digest. Google is a sponsor of Techstars Accelerator Programs. Techstars collaborates with the Google for Entrepreneurs campuses across the globe to support engagement with entrepreneurs everywhere.

WHO GOES TO STARTUP WEEKENDS?

Experienced business people or budding entrepreneurs, Creative designers, Coders, growth hackers who are looking for new ideas and wanting to challenge their skills - Startup Weekends are a fun and exciting way to to upskill and test yourself in the world of startups

WHAT DO YOU DO AT A STARTUP WEEKEND?

Starting from 6.30 PM on Friday registration will be done, Welcome speech, Dinner, Startup pitches ideas chosen and lasting teams formed. By late Friday night you’ll be on your way with goals set and roles assigned.

Saturday is all about validation - contacting potential customers and checking out if there is really a market for your idea - and reacting fast if you need to change. Meanwhile if you’re a developer or a designer you’ll be furiously building the product. 

Sunday is about making it work and preparing for the final pitch to a panel of carefully chosen judges. Throughout the process mentors from all backgrounds will be on hand. (link to timetable)

For Information Visit - http://www.up.co/communities/sri-lanka/negombo-sri-lanka/startup-weekend/10925
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