• Location: The Factory, 38 West Fulton, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
  • Time: 6pm Friday - 4pm Sunday
  • Date: 1/18/2013 - 1/20/2013
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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 weekend-long, hands-on experiences where entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs can find out if startup ideas are viable. On average, half of Startup Weekend’s attendees have technical or design backgrounds, the other half have business backgrounds.

Beginning with open mic pitches on Friday, attendees bring their best ideas and inspire others to join their team. Over Saturday and Sunday teams focus on customer development, validating their ideas, practicing LEAN Startup Methodologies and building a minimal viable product. On Sunday evening teams demo their prototypes and receive valuable feedback from a panel of experts.

This is West Michigan’s 4th year in a row and it’s going to be another amazing event.

More information: grandrapids.startupweekend.org

Register: swgrandrapids.eventbrite.com

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