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Jun 4, 2014
Portland Startup Weekend Alumni Happy Hour
Green Dragon Bistro & Brew Pub

What do we have to celebrate?

On the heels of the spectacular April Portland Startup Weekend event it is time for Portland startup community to celebrate. Portland Startup Weekend is throwing a party to bring our alumni community together from previous PDX Startup Weekend events to celebrate our successes! Free food & snacks will be provided.

We already have our next great event planned for you! The Portland Startup Weekend team will be hosting Startup Weekend Access (SWAccess), a first-ever special-edition Startup Weekend focused on accessibility will be happening June 20-22 here in Portland. SWAccess is taking the traditional Portland Startup Weekend to the next level as we will provide comprehensive accessibility for people with disabilities to help strengthen their opportunities for entrepreneurship and participate with fellow attendees.

This is a unique opportunity for the Portland Startup Weekend alumni and participants to make meaningful changes to how Startup Weekend works on a global scale! Best practices from this event will be adopted that will make the Startup Weekend even more inclusive and bring entrepreneurship to everyone.

Join us for a fantastic evening and find out about SWAccess and how you can make it great! Check out the following at this event:

Meet our sponsors, organizers, alumni and other people who are interested in Startup Weekend.

Get tips on how to get the most out of your Startup Weekend experience.

Get ahead of the curve by making connections early.

About Startup Weekend Access

SWAccess is a 54-hour event where aspiring entrepreneurs, developers, designers, marketers, product managers, and entrepreneurs of all abilities come together to share startup ideas, form teams, build products, and launch startups. Professionals from the business, technology and startup industry will be on hand to mentor participants' ideas. Essentially, it’s a crash course in entrepreneurship that lets you experience what it’s really like to build and launch a startup.

More information at Look forward to seeing you there! Have questions about Startup Weekend Access Pre-Party? Contact Portland Startup Weekend

Feb 6, 2009
Seattle Startup Weekend 2.0
through Google Fremont

Startup Weekend is coming back to Seattle, Feb 6th - Feb 8th 2009. This will be the second Startup Weekend and it will be hosted at the Google offices in Fremont. (651 North 34th St. )

So, you want to get involved? A great team of 5 organizers have been hard at work making sure the event will be a memorable Startup Weekend.

So what can you do?

Tickets for Startup Weekend Seattle will be sold for $40. This is really a RSVP cost, and you will receive your fair share of food, swag and memories (all of the money from this will be used for local costs of running the event).

Buy your ticket here!

There are 11 main areas of expertise that you can sign up for:

Developer - Sys Admin Developer - Backend Developer - Architect Developer - Front End PR User Experience Designer Legal Business Development Project Manager Cook

Make sure to get tickets early, there are a very small number of tickets this year and it will most likely sell out fast.

Mar 5, 2010
Startup Weekend
through NedSpace Old Town

Join us for the second Startup Weekend in Portland! Come with or without an idea to the weekend and spend the next 54 hours building it instead of just talking about it with a room full of your peers and mentors. 7-meals are included. Check the website for more info.

Nov 12, 2010
Startup Weekend #PDXSW
through NedSpace Old Town

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media contacts: Michael Coates, [email protected], 503.780.3945 Startup Weekend Portland set for November 12-14

Part of Startup Weekend, worldwide organization funded by the Kauffman Foundation, the Portland event supports startup development over a 54-hour weekend marathon.

Portland, OR – October 12, 2010 – Kicking off Global Entrepreneur Week, Startup Weekend Portland is open to entrepreneurs, developers, marketing folks, students, lawyers, angel investors, and anyone who wishes to spend an intense and intensely fun weekend building a team to start a new company.

Under the guidance and encouragement of business leaders, mentors and investors, attendees pitch their business ideas on Friday evening. The most viable ideas are chosen and teams begin to form organically. Over the weekend, teams are coached, guided and taught by members of the startup community to produce a working business model by Sunday. All teams present to a panel of judges, comprised of leaders within the local entrepreneurial community, and a winner is chosen.

Register by going to the web site. Ticket prices are $75 for members of the business community and $40 for students.

Notable companies who have emerged from Portland are CPusage, Mugasha Get Gathered, Life Grant, Startup River, and TreasuRecycle.

Startup Weekend is a non-profit, global organization supported by funding from the Kauffman Foundation. Startup Weekend events are currently held in over 100 cities in over 30 countries with new cities added every month. One event which created worldwide interest was Startup Weekend in Tel Aviv, Israel for Israelis and Palestinians. The two groups coming together and cooperating to build businesses created a positive buzz around the globe and especially in the Middle East.

Global Entrepreneurship Week runs from November 15 – 21 and will host 40,000 events in 100 countries involving 10,000,000 people.