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Startup Weekend Licking County - Canceled

The first ever Startup Weekend Licking County will occur in February 2014 at Denison! Startup Weekend is a 54-hour event where folks come together to pitch an idea and launch a venture, all in one weekend.

Startup Weekend Licking County has been canceled.

Date: February 7-9, 2014

Time: Friday 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Saturday 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Sunday 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Location: Burton D. Morgan Center

Startup Weekend Licking County will occur in the Burton D. Morgan Center at Denison University on the dates listed.

Startup Weekend is a non-profit, community-building event that brings together entrepreneurs of different backgrounds, including software developers, marketers, designers, and other enthusiasts. They gather to pitch ideas, form teams and start companies in just 54 hours. The participants that attend have 60 seconds to make a pitch (optional), the pitches are whittled down to the top ideas, and then teams form around the ideas to come out with several developed companies or projects. Finally, the weekend culminates with demonstrations in front of an audience of judges and potential investors.

To find out more and to register for the event go to: http://lickingcounty.startupweekend.org

This is Licking County's first Startup Weekend, but the event occurs all over the world throughout the year and they have been very successful. Startup Weekend Licking County is a collaborative effort amongst Denison University, Ohio State University Newark and Central Ohio Technical College.

Startup Weekend is a non-profit based in Seattle, Washington that organizes 54-hour events in cities around the world, all of which help educate, support, and empower people to become entrepreneurs.

Feel free to check out this video for more information http://vimeo.com/32424882.

Posted Date: 
January 10, 2014