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Startup Weekend Oulu 16.-18.3.2018

  • Tellus Innovation Arena Erkki Koiso-Kanttilan katu 1 Oulu, 90570 Suomi (map)

Startup Weekend Oulu is a 54-hour event where developers, designers and business development folks come together to form teams, validate their ideas, build new products and launch startups, all in one weekend. It is a great opportunity to test startup ideas, meet potential co-founders, learn skills needed in the working life, build the community in Oulu and launch your next startup! 

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Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active, empowered, entrepreneurial people, who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures. It is the largest community of passionate entrepreneurs with 2900 past events in over 150 countries around the world. Startup Weekend is a concept created by Techstars.

Where to get tickets?

The tickets for the event can be purchased through Eventbrite and you can find all the details HERE. The Early Bird tickets are available from Monday 22.1. until 11.2.2018 with a special price of 24.95 EUR + service fee, so be fast and get your ticket NOW. After that ticket prices go up!

Why you should join?

  1. You will experience what it's like in the startup world, and learn first hand about every step of building a business. At the very least it'll be a memorable weekend away from your usual daily routine.
  2. You might find your perfect co-founder soulmate with whom you'll go on to launch a successful startup, be it this weekend or down the road.
  3. We take good care of you during the weekend. All you need to bring is yourself and your laptop.

How does it work?

The weekend is centered around action, innovation, and education. Startup Weekend is an event designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical people.

Beginning with Friday night, participants get 60 seconds to pitch their ideas to the crowd and try to recruit the best talent in the room. Continuing through brainstorming, business model development, and basic prototype creation, the Startup Weekend culminates in Sunday night demos and presentations, where teams present their Minimum Viable Product (MVP) to a panel of expert judges, fellow participants and other guests. 

For more information, please contact Eemeli Alanne ([email protected]).

OuluES is a partner of Startup Weekend Oulu.

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Polar Bear Pitching 6.-7.2.2018