Los Angeles Startup Weekend on July 20-22, 2012

christefano's picture
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2012-07-20 (All day) - 2012-07-22 (All day) America/Los_Angeles

Event Details

   Date: July 20-22, 2012
   Location: Coloft in Santa Monica, California
   Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/3683750196  

REGISTRATION BEGINS JULY 2nd AT NOON!!! Get to it, we sold out in only 10 minutes last time! Stoked!

About Startup Weekend

Ever wondered what it takes to be an entrepreneur? The professional and personal challenges, the high and lows, the failures and the success? 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.

All Startup Weekend events follow the same basic model: 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 cofounder, 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.

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did i miss something?

Tony-Mac's picture

You must have sent something yesterday which I missed. Registration is already closed and started yesterday but you sent this mail today. huh?

Although registration is

christefano's picture

Although registration is closed, there's usually a waiting list as people drop out or have their registrations cancelled.

For example, anyone who registers as a developer but isn't actually a developer will have their registration cancelled.

FYI, I'm not one of the organizers of this event. All the information is at http://la.startupweekend.org


Exaltation of Larks
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Droplabs
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Cool

Tony-Mac's picture

Thanks for the info. Looks like a fantastic meeting.

Yes, it looks like quite a

mike stewart's picture

Yes, it looks like quite a fantastic meetup -- but not Drupal related.

I'd prefer it removed, edit: or at least not cross posted to soooo many groups. -- seems its only posted to a couple groups with reallly long descriptions ;-)

From the "post event" page:

Commercial events and/or non-Drupal events may only be listed in the Training or Related events categories. These events must have a clear relationship to Drupal. jQuery training is okay, SXSW is okay, Cubs game is not.

--
mike stewart { twitter: @MediaDoneRight | IRC nick: mike stewart }

This is already listed as

christefano's picture

This is already listed as "Related event (i.e. not Drupal-specific)" so I think the event announcement is properly tagged.

Drupal-based startups have been a contender at this event, so it's related in my opinion. You say po-tah-to, I say po-tay-to. Can't we all just get along?


Exaltation of Larks
Founder, CEO
http://www.larks.la  
Droplabs
Founder, Lead Burrito Analyst
http://droplabs.net  
Greater Los Angeles Drupal
Organizer, Drupal Adventure Guide
http://drupal.la  

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