The annual Techstars Startup Week is inviting aspiring social entrepreneurs to work on ideas to tackle issues that affect society.
This year's Startup Weekend takes place from Friday 18 October to Sunday 20 October. The event enables participants 54 hours to figure out if they have what it takes to build a product, team and a business.
This year's event will focus on social innovation. Participants should pitch an idea that they have not previously worked on relating to social, educational, financial or environmental issues, among others.
Tickets to the event include seven full meals over the course of the weekend, benefits and discounts from global partners of Techstars, one-on-one time with mentors, and all of the internet and coffee. Read the Entire Article
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