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Startup Weekend Education (SWEDU)
October 10, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - October 12, 2014 @ 9:00 pm UTC-5
We bring together a diverse group of people passionate about making a positive impact on education. In 54 hours, participants share ideas, form teams, build products and launch education startups. Startup Weekend EDU begins with open-mic 60-second pitches Friday night that result in the formation of small teams around the best, most viable concepts. Teams spend Saturday and Sunday focusing on customer development, validating their ideas and building prototypes with the help of experienced coaches. On Sunday, teams demo their education products and receive valuable feedback from a panel of expert judges.
Here’s some of the things you get from attending:
+ A free .co domain name
+ $2,000 of credit on Google App Engine
+ $100 of AWS credit for hosting
+ Awesome coaching by edtech industry leaders
+ Fun swag from Google, .Co and more!
+ Breakfast, lunch and dinner for the whole weekend
+ A network of new developer, designer & entrepreneur friends that are also excited about improving education
The Winning Team will receive:
One month of mentoring from Venture Hive to propel your idea to the next level.
A free Platinum Pass to WebCongress Miami and a full day of training at the W Academy (total value $560) and many more surprises!
All startups created this weekend will be focused on education!
For all event details, visit http://www.up.co/communities/usa/miami-fl-usa/startup-weekend/4545
To register, visit http://www.eventbrite.com/e/startup-weekend-education-swedu-miami-102014-tickets-12547573129?aff=UP+Community+Sites