Intense 54-hour weekend events which focus on building a web or mobile application.
Description & Overview
The weekend brings together primarily software developers, graphics designers and business people to build applications and develop a commercial case around them.
- Excellent networking opportunity
- Initial business ideas are pitched in 60-seconds
- Participants form into teams around the top ideas (as determined by popular vote).
- Once the ideas are decided, there is a frenzy of business modeling, designing and prototyping; with the support of design, marketing, production and legal coaches.
- The weekend culminates with demos and pitches to investor.
Winning team receives $20,000 in legal services, access to potential investors, office space to launch their ventures.
- Any business ideas are eligible (whether for-profit, ‘social’ businesses, non-profit organizations, etc.), however the event is strongly tech-oriented.
- Existing businesses cannot be pitched