Why Attend Start-up Weekend in Edinburgh?


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