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Techstars x Z Nation Lab presents Startup Weekend


Posted by : Z Nation Lab     11th Jan, 2018


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Techstars 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 5000+ past events in 160+ countries around the world. More than 200,000 people across the globe belong to the SW alumni community.
The upcoming Techstars Startup Weekend (IoT & Blockchain) will be organized by Z Nation Lab and Mumbai startup community in Mumbai!
This will be a 54-hour event designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs. Beginning with Friday night pitches and continuing through brainstorming, business plan development, and basic prototype creation. Startup Weekend shall culminate on Sunday night with final demonstrations and presentations. Participants will create working startups during the event and be able to collaborate with like-minded individuals outside of their daily networks. All teams listen to experiences and advise from industry leaders and receive valuable feedback from local entrepreneurs. The weekend is designed to be centered around: action, innovation, and education. Whether you are looking for feedback on an idea, a co-founder, specific skill sets, or a team to help you execute, Startup Weekend is the perfect environment in which to test your idea and take the first steps towards launching your own startup. 
Ever wondered what it takes to be an entrepreneur; the professional and personal challenge, highs and the lows, failures, and success?
All Techstars Startup Weekend events follow the same basic model, and this will be no different. Anyone is welcome to pitch their startup idea and receive feedback from their peers. Teams organically form around the top ideas as determined by popular vote and then it’s a 54-hour frenzy of business model creation, coding, designing, and market validation. The weekends culminate with presentations in front of local entrepreneurial leaders with another opportunity for critical feedback.
Whether entrepreneurs found companies, find a co-founder, meet someone new, or learn a skill far outside their usual 9-to-5, everyone is guaranteed to leave the event better prepared to navigate the chaotic but fun world of startups. Where participants are required to pitch their raw idea which could be in any vertical/theme like Technology, Education, Health, Disability, Environment, etc. and work on building a Minimum Viable Product MVP thus propelling them to take their idea to the next stage.
The current event is not a general SW edition, it’s focussed on IoT & Blockchain, so write some content around that. Why IoT & Blockchain, and you’re also looking for experts from this domain to participate, etc.  
Terms of Participation Agreement
It is our job to provide you with an incredible networking and learning opportunity. Our intention is that you meet some amazing people that you might actually start a company with, build relationships with coaches, and learn from your peers. The event is intended to be a collaborative forum for sharing, learning, building, and having fun. As such, by registering as a participant, you acknowledge that any ideas shared by you or anyone else over the course of the event are contributions to the overall experience and community. If you as a participant are worried about someone stealing your ideas, please reconsider your participation in the event itself or simply refrain from sharing specifics about your idea.
As a member of your startup community, you agree to be inclusive of any and all people and their ideas. You agree to act professionally, treat everyone with respect, and treat the event facilities with proper care. You agree that you are responsible for any accidents or damages that you cause. You also agree to not hold Startup Weekend, your local volunteer team, or any of the event supporters liable for any loss, damage, injury, or any other unforeseeable incident.
By Participating in the event, you grant Techstars Startup Weekend permission to capture photo/video of the event. You can find the exact legal terms on FAQ Page but to summarize, we want to share your success with the world.
Refund Policy: No refunds will be granted within 7 days of the event if food and supplies have already been ordered. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.
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