Startup Weekend has so much to offer to the local community. Even if you don’t have an idea of your own that you want to develop, there are still a lot of great reasons to participate.
1) You’ve Got an Idea
The most obvious reason to come to Startup Weekend is that you’ve got an idea that you want to develop and you need some help creating a business plan, validating your market, or creating a mockup of an app. At Startup Weekend you’ll find others with the skills to help you take your idea to the next level and beyond.
2) You’ve Got Skills You Want to Share
Ok, maybe you don’t have an idea for a new startup, but chances are good that you’ve got skills and knowledge that will be incredibly valuable to others participating in the event. Whether you’re a programmer, developer, designer, marketer, or business person, your skills and experience are needed. Team up with an entrepreneur whose idea resonates with you and you could play a key role in helping to launch an idea.
3) Get Noticed through Networking
Even if you don’t win the competition, the whole weekend is a great opportunity to meet others, share your skills and knowledge, and get noticed.
4) Access to Experienced Coaches and Mentors
We’ve got a very strong line-up of experienced mentors and coaches participating, with years of knowledge and experience that you will be able to tap into. Where else are you going to have access to such great advice in one place over a 3 day period?
5) Great Learning Opportunities
You’ll learn more in one weekend about startups, entrepreneurship, and business than you could ever imagine. You’ll be able to apply what you learn at Startup Weekend to developing your own products or business.
6) Get Involved in the Sacramento Startup Community
The global startup movement is growing and Sacramento has a great, vibrant startup community. Startup Weekend is a great opportunity to meet others in the Sacramento startup community and get involved with the revitalization of our region.
7) A Chance to Compete on the Global Stage
This event coincides with Global Startup Battle, the largest startup battle in the universe. This means that participants at Startup Weekend Sacramento: Elk Grove Edition will have a chance to present their startup ideas to the whole world.
So, what are you waiting for? Sign up now for your chance to tap into all the great opportunities that await you at Startup Weekend Sacramento: Elk Grove Edition.