Startup Weekend Sunshine Coast is a 3-day event connecting you with entrepreneurial-minded, enthusiastic people for an exciting weekend of big ideas!
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 company, you’ll meet the very best mentors, investors, cofounders, and sponsors who are ready to help you get started. Your community is here to help you.
Surrounded by smart, passionate people and with the best tools and approaches at your disposal, you’ll take giant leaps toward creating a business, becoming a founder, and connecting with the right people and resources.
Coaches, Speakers & Judges
Time and time again, Coaches are described by attendees as one of the most valuable features of the weekend! The one-on-one advice given to teams can be invaluable and a key factor in their growth as a startup. Mentors themselves enjoy working with teams because it’s a chance to share their knowledge and help other aspiring entrepreneurs.
Founder & CEO - SportsCube
Business Owner - Better Half Australia
Managing Director Hive Haven
Director - Dietitian Life
Grow Coastal Program Manager
Brand Director - Food Matters
Creative Director - Sportscube
Creating Winning Habits
Founder - The Boarding Office
Aon Risk Solutions
Who is Startup Weekend For?
Startup Weekend is designed as an event that brings all sorts of people together, including:
Aspiring & experienced entrepreneurs
Developers and other tech-related professionals
Designers of all types
Anyone with talents/skills in business, sales, finance, legal, health, wellness, mindfulness … anything really
Students from universities and even high schools
Professionals looking to switch careers
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What does your ticket include?
For attendees you receive:
7 delicious meals over the course of the weekend
Snacks and refreshments
Opportunity to pitch in front of top founders
Access to some of the region’s best startup mentors
A network of new local developer, designer, educator, student & entrepreneurial friends
Here’s what happened during Startup Weekend Sunshine Coast last year…
No book, panel, speaker, or blog post will teach you what you need to know. The only way to learn is the experience of trying and we will have some of the regions best to mentor you through out the journey.
Here’s what happens during a Techstars Startup Weekend:
Friday 27th April 2018
Saturday 28th April 2018
Sunday 29th April 2018
Dinner and networking
Event commences — welcome & speakers
Teams are formed
Presentation Prep & Tech Check
Dinner & Networking
Judging & Awards
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