Launch a business at Startup Weekend Phoenix, kicks off Nov. 20-22

Co-written with Chloe Nordquist Innovators and entrepreneurs of all specialties are invited to attend the Phoenix Startup Weekend November 20-22. For 54 hours, developers, designers, marketers, managers, and entrepreneurs will come together to expand ideas, form teams, and build products with the end goal of launching a startup. Robert Haines, Global Business Development and Partnership … Read more

Gangplank Chandler to host 6th Startup Weekend

Entrepreneurs around the Valley who are looking to create a business will soon have another opportunity to do so in their own backyard. Coworking space Gangplank Chandler is hosting their 6th Startup Weekend November 20-22. Entrepreneurs and creatives are encouraged to attend and take on the challenge of building a business in a weekend. “Since … Read more

Tucson Startup Weekend starts September 11

Fifty four hours of ideas, teamwork, and startup knowledge is what you can expect from a Startup Tucson Startup Weekend. This weekend-long event is meant to help people turn ideas a viable business. “This is a global event that happens all over the world and this is the 5th annual startup weekend here in Tucson,” … Read more

Edible Optics and The Apollo Team win UofA's first Startup Weekend

Student-led organization InnovateUA hosted the inaugural UofA Startup Weekend in Tucson, AZ this past weekend where faculty and students were treated to 54 hours full of networking, pitching and innovation. Individuals from across the campus came together to share ideas, form teams and build their startups. Two winners were named in two separate categories: the “new idea” category … Read more

UofA to host Startup Weekend – Jan. 30 – Feb. 1

InnovateUA a new program at the University of Arizona that promotes a student-led culture of innovation and entrepreneurship across the entire campus, will be hosting their inaugural Startup Weekend January 30th – February 1st. The 54-hour event in which students and professionals from the community representing all disciplines will come together to share ideas, form teams, build … Read more

Global Startup Weekend brings out Phoenix's top bananas

This past weekend, some of the Valley’s brightest developers, designers and thinkers descended upon downtown to hash out an innovative startup idea all within 54 hours at the Phoenix Global Startup Battle. After pulling all-nighters that could only resemble college students during finals week, 10 teams presented their ventures to the public and a panel … Read more

Tucson startups in it to win it at Startup Weekend Tucson

Last weekend, Tucson’s premiere entrepreneurship development organization, Startup Tucson, hosted the fourth annual Startup Weekend Tucson. The event brought together aspiring entrepreneurs to collaborate and bring their business ideas from concept to launch in 54 hours. Teams presented their new ventures to a public audience and a panel of investor-judges for feedback, awards, and some sweet prizes. The … Read more

Rival Ripper takes home top prize at Startup Weekend Chandler

It was an exhausting weekend for the nine competing startups at Startup Weekend Chandler. Hosted by Ed Allen, Founder and Owner of ITECH Systems, Startup Weekend is an entrepreneurial event where anyone can come and pitch their startup idea and receive feedback from peers and mentors. On Friday evening at Gangplank LLC in Chandler, about … Read more

Startup Weekend Chandler begins July 18

Startup Weekend, an event where entrepreneurs are challenged to create a business model over a few days (and long nights), will be hosted by local coworking space Gangplank in Chandler starting on July 18. If you haven’t been a part of one, it goes like this: experienced and aspiring entrepreneurs, creatives, developers, etc. are invited … Read more

Startup Weekend EDU to improve AZ education system – April 25-27

Are you passionate about improving education through great ideas? Come to Startup Weekend EDU on April 25-27th. This 52-hour event brings together educators, developers, designers, product managers, marketers, and startup enthusiasts to share ideas, form teams, build products or services, and launch startups! [vimeo]http://vimeo.com/53366381[/vimeo] Startup Weekend EDU is an event where individuals can come together … Read more

Startup Weekend comes to Northern Arizona University April 4-6

Startup Weekend brings its next event to Northern Arizona University on April 4-6, 2014, to help novice entrepreneurs gain knowledge and experience from seasoned entrepreneurs. Startup Weekend is an international organization geared towards advancing the startup ecosystem in the local community in which they are located. NAU and the LaunchBox Student Incubation program have teamed … Read more

Plato App wins Startup Weekend Phoenix

Startup Weekend Phoenix occurred this past weekend and on Sunday the top 3 spots were announced. Sunday consisted of last minute prep work, advice from on-site coaches, final presentations, and the awards ceremony. From Friday-Sunday, the teams have less than 54 hours to develop concepts, prototypes, or products. 1st Place: Plato App An interactive experiment … Read more

Startup Weekend comes to Phoenix February 21-23

Startup Weekend is launching an event in Phoenix on the weekend of February 21-23 to bring together entrepreneurs, designers, developers and startup enthusiasts. Attendees have 54 hours to take innovative business ideas from the initial spark to business launch. Local CEOs, founders and startup veterans will be on hand to work with the teams and … Read more

CAM EASY takes the win at Startup Weekend Chandler – slideshow – video

Nine startups competed to become the winner of Startup Weekend Chandler. Startup Weekend is an entrepreneurial event where anyone can come and pitch their startup idea and receive feedback from peers. Teams organically form around the top ideas (as determined by popular vote) and then it’s a 54 hour whirlwind of business model creation, coding, designing, … Read more

Startup Weekend Chandler takes place November 15-17th at Gangplank

Calling all entrepreneurs! If you’ve always wanted to start your own business but aren’t sure how, now is your chance to get together with local startups to form teams, learn new skills, and share ideas. Startup Weekend Chandler will take place Friday evening, November 15 through Sunday evening, November 17, 2013 at Gangplank Chandler. “Startup … Read more

PokitBoss wins Startup Weekend Tempe 2013

Creativity and positive energy was flowing last night at the 2013 Startup Weekend Tempe. Developers, designers, product managers, and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams, build products, and launch startups at the event, hosted by the ASU Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group (formerly Venture Catalyst) located at the AREA48 Formation Space. Startup Weekend … Read more

Startup Weekend Tempe starts Friday!

Developers, entrepreneurs, creatives, money and more, all come together at the 2013 Startup Weekend Tempe hosted by the ASU Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group (formerly Venture Catalyst) located at the AREA48 Formation Space. Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful … Read more

Launch a startup in 54 Hours – Startup Weekend, Chandler begins July 27, 2012

July 27 through July 29, 2012, anyone with an innovative business idea, the passion to succeed, and the courage to register can build it during Startup Weekend Chandler. A 54-hour long entrepreneurial marathon. Startup Weekend is a 54-hour event that draws developers, designers, managers, startup enthusiasts, marketing pros, and more together to build a new … Read more

Get your weekends back with startup eJobba on-demand handyman

We all have those pesky jobs we need done – whether it’s trimming the trees or remodeling a bathroom, but it can be hard to find qualified people to complete this kind of work without spending a pretty penny! eJobba is an online database that will help consumers and businesses with the hustle and bustle of efficiently finding qualified … Read more

Weekend Reads: Hectic work schedules, succeeding and creating

It’s time to wind down from the work week and kick back with a good book. Sip some iced tea, sit on a comfy couch and peruse through these good reads.     So, you say you have a jam-packed schedule. Between the kids, your job, your spouse, the house, and other various obligations, you … Read more