Why Attend Start-up Weekend in Edinburgh?

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Startup Weekend Edinburgh is going to be awesome! We are lining up some awesome coaches, some utterly fantastic sponsors and have an outstanding venue but if you need a little more convincing here are 8 great reasons to come along 16th-18th November :

1: Education: 

Startup Weekends are all about learning through the act of creating.  Don’t just listen to theory, build your own strategy and test it as you go.

2: Build your network: 

This isn’t just a happy-hour. Startup Weekend  Edinburgh is attracting the best makers and do-ers in Scotland. By spending a weekend working to build scalable companies that solve real-world problems, you will build long-lasting relationships and possibly walk away with a job or a even an investor.

3: Co-Founder Dating: 

We all know it’s not just about the idea – it’s about the team. Startup Weekend is hands down the best way to find someone you can actually launch a startup with.

4: Learn a new skill: 

Step outside of your comfort zone. With a whole weekend dedicated to letting your creative juices flow, Startup Weekends are perfect opportunities to work on a new platform, learn a new programming language, or just try something different.

5: Actually launch a business: 

Over 36% of Startup Weekend startups are still going strong after 3 months.  Roughly 80% of participants plan on continuing working with their team or startup after the weekend.

6: Get face time with thought leaders:

Local tech and startup leaders participate in Startup Weekends as coaches and judges. Get some one-on-one time with the movers and shakers in your community.

7: Save money & get stuff: 

The Edinburgh Startup Weekend is costs £45 (but only £30 if you’re quick and snap up an early bird ticket!).  Your ticket covers seven meals, snacks, access to exclusive resources from our global sponsors and all the coffee you can drink.

8: Join a global community: 

Join over 45,000 Startup Weekend alumni, all on a mission to change the world.

So what are you waiting for? Get your Startup Weekend Edinburgh ticket now