Category: Startup Weekend

Event Roundup: Startup Weekend & Startup Week

See below to discover an upcoming startup event near you! Techstars Startup Programs: Action-oriented programs in your community that power every step of the entrepreneurial journey. Startup Weekend In just 54 hours, you will experience the highs, lows, fun, and pressure that make up life at a startup. As you learn how to create a real…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Sergio A. Escobar

Name: Sergio A. Escobar Digest: Montreal Curator Since: April 2016 Title: MD at Founder Institute Montreal, Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Techstars Startup Programs, Global Facilitator at Startup Weekend Twitter: @SergiusEscobar Sergio is the Managing Director for the Silicon Valley early stage accelerator Founder Institute in Montreal & Ottawa, plus acts as Montreal Facilitator for Techstars Startup Program (Startup Digest,…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Travis Cannon

Name: Travis Cannon Digest: Portland Curator Since: August 2013 Title: Director of Product Management at RADAR Twitter: @TravisCannon A software engineer turned product manager, with an MBA and a passion for startups. Director of Product Management at RADAR. Community Champion, Facilitator and Organizer at Startup Weekend. To receive the Portland Startup Digest, please subscribe here.

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Silvia Li Sam

Name: Silvia Li Sam Digest: Diversity & Inclusion Reading List Curator Since: November 2016 Title: Growth & Communication Designer @ Hostfully // Diversity & Inclusion Curator // Startup Weekend Organizer Twitter: @lisamsilvia Silvia is a 21-year-old growth hacker and content marketer who has built the largest publication on Medium (Startup Grind powered by Google for Entrepreneurs) and…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Jessica Falkenthal

Name: Jessica Falkenthal Digest: Education Reading List Curator Since: September 2016 Title: Education Community + Growth Strategist Twitter: @jfalkenthal Jessica Falkenthal has spent the past ten years leading marketing, community building and experience design for startups, schools and nonprofits. She has a deep love for creating engaging education experiences from managing online learning communities, coaching early-stage education…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Katrin Mathis

Name: Katrin Mathis Digest: Basel and Freiburg Curator Since: February 2016 Title: Digitale Konzepte mit mehr Wert Twitter: @katrinmathis Katrin attended Startup Weekend Basel 2012 and has become a co-organizer since then. She holds a BSc in OnlineMedia and an MBA in Service Innovation & Design. As a freelancer, she consults organizations in how to leverage the…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Michael La Plante

Name: Michael La Plante Digest: Tampa Bay Curator Since: November 2012 Title: Web Engineer and Consultant Twitter: @laplantewebdev Startup Enthusiast. Senior Web Engineer @Fireeye. Tinkerer and connector. To receive the Tampa Bay Startup Digest, please subscribe here.

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Stavriana Kofteros

Name: Stavriana Kofteros Digest: Cyprus Curator Since: November 2012 Title: Startup Catalyst. Entrepreneurship Evangelist. Twitter Handle: @Stavriana_K Special Entrepreneurship & Development Adviser & Deputy Press Spokesperson @Democratic Rally (EPP Member), Curator Cyprus Startup Digest, Organizer Startup Live Cyprus, Startup Weekend Cyprus, Founders’ Meetups, Venture Academy, Startup Academy, Ambassador World Startup Report, Director Founder Institute Cyprus Chapter, Board…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Aurelio Jimenez Romero

Name: Aurelio Jimenez Romero Digest: Education Reading List Curator Since: July 2014 Title: Head of Development at INCYDE Foundation Twitter Handle: @ajimenezromero Aurelio Jiménez works for entrepreneurs and startup communities at INCYDE Foundation. He is also co-founder of KLASS Data, technologies for education, and organizer of Startup Weekend education in Madrid. To receive the Startup Digest Education…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Lilibeth Gangas

Name: Lilibeth Gangas Digest: Diversity & Inclusion, Women Entrepreneurship Curator Since: February 2016 Title: CTCO @ Kapor Center | SW_Oakland Organizer Twitter Handle: @lilsg31 Lili Gangas is the Chief Technology Community Officer at the Kapor Center. In this role, Lili helps catalyze Oakland’s emergence as a social impact hub of tech done right – where tech, diverse talent, and action…

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