Category: Startup Weekend

Startup Digest Changed My Life

The following is a guest post from Sarah Worthy, CEO & Founder of Door Space Inc. and curator of Startup Digest Houston. This post originally appeared on Medium. Sign up for Sarah’s digest here and follow her on Twitter @sarahmworthy. I just returned from a week in Cincinnati to attend the 2016 Techstars America Summit. The Techstars…

Global Startup Weekend, Wearable Allergy-Detection Strips & More Reading List Highlights

5 hand-picked articles from across the Startup Digest Reading Lists. Sign up to receive great weekly content on various topics from expert curators.   1. These Charts Show That Pokemon Go Is Already in Decline By Luke Kawa, Lily Katz – Bloomberg Digest: Mobile Curator: Edith Yeung Data from Apptopia shows that Pokemon Go’s daily active users, downloads, engagement, and…

Welcome to a New “Valley” in Valencia, Venezuela

The following is a guest post by Francisco Santos Diaz, Director General of INMET, Industrias Metalúrgicas Nacionales C.A. and curator of the Valencia, Venezuela Startup Digest. Sign up for Francisco’s Digest here. Spanish Version Below Normally when people hear about Venezuela in the news, it is expected to hear about oil, OPEC, surrealistic political issues, or beautiful women winning international…

Growing a Global Ecosystem: Techstars Impact Report 2015

We’ve already moved quickly into 2016, but wanted to pause for a moment and look back at the year that set the stage for what’s happening now. The theme of growing stronger together took on a new and exciting meaning throughout the course of 2015. With the help and support of a community of now over one million people…

Time to Upgrade: Our Data Science Experiment on Startup Weekend Seattle

After attending 15 Startup Weekends over the course of four years (wow, that’s both impressive and embarrassing), I’ve noticed a pattern in the ideas worked on during the 54-hour worldwide phenomenon of a startup competition: Everyone thinks they know how to work in big data, but few people know how to actually do it.    …

Your Weekly Roundup: Oct. 14-18

Video Of The Week – Startup Weekend Ciudad Obregon – November 2013 Community Leader of the Week Lasse Chor is a Startup Weekend Organizer, Facilitator, and Startup Digest Curator from Aarhus, Denmark. Whew. No wonder we love him so much! He is a busy man: Founded his first company at the age of 13 years old Co-founder…

10 Lessons from 10 Startup Weekends

If you know me or have read anything from my blog, it’s probably abundantly obvious that I love hackathons and am particularly fond of Startup Weekend. Well, on August 18, I wrapped up my 10th Startup Weekend. I have a bunch of half-written blog posts sitting with reflections on my experiences and learning from these various…

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