Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures. It is the largest community of passionate entrepreneurs with over 400 past events in 100 countries around the world in 2011.
The non-profit organization is headquartered in Seattle, Washington but Startup Weekend organizers and facilitators can be found in over 200 cities around the world. From Mongolia to South Africa to London to Brazil, people around the globe are coming together for weekend long workshops to pitch ideas, form teams, and start companies.Corvallis, Benton County, and the surrounding Mid-Willamette Valley is prime startup country
This region is where startups thrive! From creative enterprises, to software startups, to technology spin-offs from OSU, Hewlett-Packard, and other research centers, the Mid-Willamette Valley has a strong entrepreneurial community. Resources abound for helping Corvallis startups grow and thrive.
- Build your team
- Develop your product/service
- Find funding for operations
- Build your marketing and sales
- Choose a business location
- Get advice and mentoring
More infomration can be found here.
Registration for this event is required at this link (not via the Academy Portal). Leadership Academy members have an opportunity to get the cost of the event tickets waived. The code is provided in the Academy Portal.