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In just 54 hours, you will experience the highs, lows, fun, and pressure that make up life at a startup. As you learn how to create a real company, you'll meet the very best mentors, investors, cofounders, and sponsors who are ready to help you get started.

The hardest part of starting up is starting out. At Startup Weekend, you'll be immersed in the ideal environment for startup magic to happen.

Surrounded by smart, passionate people and with the best tools and approaches at your disposal, you’ll take giant leaps toward creating a business, becoming a founder, and connecting with the right people and resources.

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Questions? Email us gorey@startupweekend.org

Sponsored by Bank of Ireland and The Hatch Lab

Who is Startup Weekend Gorey for?

It doesn't matter what you do or where you come from, Startup Weekend is designed as an inclusive event and program that brings all sorts of people together!

The format allows for people of all backgrounds to take part and contribute! In fact the more diversity the better the ideas!

  •  aspiring & experienced entrepreneurs
  •  developers and other tech-related professionals
  •  designers of all types
  •  non-technical talent (i.e. business, sales, finance, legal, tourism etc.)
  •  students from universities and even schools
  •  professionals looking to switch careers or build new skills
  •  lifelong learners and travel/tourism industry professionals and passionate visionaries

Startup Weekend is your chance to learn how to put your idea into action within a matter of days! Whether you are looking to...

  • get introduced to the world of startups and entrepreneurship
  • learn the process of going from concept to creation
  • meet experienced, talented, and passionate entrepreneurs in Kilkenny, Ireland
  • join or build an all-star team
  • make meaningful connections and become part of a global community
  • learn and practice new skills to take back to your job or beef up your resume

So what does the event look like?

Friday Evening: PITCH!

Pitch an idea, vote for your favorites, and form your team (or join someone else’s).

Saturday: WORK WORK WORK WORK

Put your talents to work and build a real product, team, and brand for execution in the real world or even just your portfolio.

Sunday: LAUNCH & CELEBRATE

Put final touches on your presentation and state your case to the Judges. Followed by an awesome after party!

What you get with your ticket

  • Access to the full weekend-long event
  • Opportunity to pitch your idea on Friday night
  • Access to specialist speakers
  • Mentoring by all-stars from the travel and startup communities
  • Tasty meals all weekend
  • Collaboration with awesome innovation professionals from throughout Ireland
  • All-star judge's panel led by startup and innovation leaders
  • Membership in the Startup Weekend Community (>200K alumni)
  • A process for taking any idea from concept to creation in a matter of days
  • 6 months Appear.in premium account (worth €60+)
  • Free .co domain (worth €30+)
  • Free trial of Google Cloud Platform
  • Startup Weekend Gorey swag

All judges, speakers and mentors to be announced soon!

Big thank you to our amazing sponsors for making this event happen!

Questions? Email us gorey@startupweekend.org

For all event details, please visit http://communities.techstars.com/events/12205

Any questions, please email the team at gorey@startupweekend.org

Techstars Startup Weekend Refund Policy: No refunds will be granted within 7 days of the event if food and drink have already been ordered. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause. About Techstars Startup Weekend: Techstars Startup Weekends are 54-hour events 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, Techstars Startup Weekends culminate in Sunday night demos and presentations. Participants create working startups during the event and are able to collaborate with like-minded individuals outside of their daily networks. All teams hear talks by industry leaders and receive valuable feedback from local entrepreneurials. The weekend is centered around action, innovation, and education. Whether you are looking for feedback on a idea, a co-founder, specific skill sets, or a team to help you execute, Techstars Startup Weekends are the perfect environment in which to test your idea and take the first steps towards launching your own startup. 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 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 Techstars 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 at the event, you grant Techstars Startup Weekend permission to capture photo/video of the event. You can find the exact legal terms on our FAQ Page but to summarize, we want to share your success with the world.

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