Announcement: Startup Weekend is coming to town again! @SWKuwait

September 9, 20150 Comments

startup weekendThird Startup Weekend is coming to town again! The goal of this event is to create an environment where passionate people can come together to get things done; to learn, network, bridge the gap between trades, expose potential and see actual results.

Startup Weekend has held 2000+ events in 135+ countries around the world, and organizers are looking forward to making a big dent in Kuwait. With the help of local supporters, organizers are planning to leverage global reach to impact local community.

The event will be held from September 17 – 19 and a beautiful Al Tijaria Tower (35th floor) is confirmed as a venue. It’s open to everyone; people don’t need to pay anything for registration. They can participate as developers, designers or non-tehnicals. What shoult they bring? Laptop, power cord, internet connection (just in case) and, of course, lots of creative energy and enthusiasm.

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. The whole schedule is available on the event’s website.

Organizers are proud to have Alghanim Industries (Platinum) and VIVA (Gold) on board as sponsors and Coded, Cubical Services, GDG Kuwait, Coffee Villains, Sirdab Lab and Catalyze as partners.

Register for participation and don’t forget to follow Startup Weekend Kuwait on Instagram and Twitter. Feel  free to post on social media under the official hashtag #SWkuwait.

For more information, check out the official webiste!

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