By attending Startup Weekend Evansville 3.0,
you will expand your entrepreneurial mindset.
The environment during a Startup Weekend is one of openness, collaboration,
and education. It embodies the paradigm shift taking place in our education
system today by emphasizing the power of collaborative, hands-on learning
utilizing real problems and scenarios. All ideas are welcome and decisions
are made democratically. No idea is considered unworthy and any team with
passion and vision is encouraged to continue working after the weekend,
regardless of judges’ feedback.
You will be immersed in autonomy - independent action by yourself or team
aimed at bringing forth a business concept or vision and carrying it through
to completion. Can you ‘pan out’ to see a compelling big vision for your
business idea, then ‘zoom in’ and focus on near-term startup goals? Successful
entrepreneurs can facilely move back and forth between these two views.
They’re able to articulate the big picture, while simultaneously managing and
executing to the ‘zoom-in’ picture.
Whether you’re a born extrovert or introvert, you’ll find yourself always selling.
You’ll be selling your vision to prospective partners and funding sources. You’ll
be selling prospective recruits on why they should join this startup they’ve never
Startup Weekend helps harness the raw power of creativity and human potential
by empowering individuals and teams to build and validate the solutions to
the opportunities and problems they see and feel every day. Through Startup
Weekend people are able to pursue their passions and find the people they need
to transform their vision into reality, while providing opportunities to learn how to
succeed not only on a local level, but with the ability and potential to become a
You will engage with creative, like-minded individuals by immersing in organic
team development; you will capture the advantages of diversity. Idea variability
depends on individuals whose views don't cluster around the mean. Play your
part of enabling a large community of passion. Passion is a multiplier of human
effort, but it can't be manufactured. It's present only when people get the chance
to work on what they truly care about.
Whether you found a company, find a cofounder, meet someone new, or
learn new skills far outside your comfort zone of thought and action, everyone
is guaranteed to leave the event better prepared to navigate the chaotic but
fun world of startups. If you want to put yourself in the "shoes of change
thinking", register now for the most unique 54-hours of your life!
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Prize Package for SWE 3.0 provided by our generous Growth Alliance sponsor:
1 Scholarship to New Venture for 1 member of the winning team. (Value $1,000)
1 Year Free membership in Innovation Pointe co-working space to the team (not more than 3 persons). (Value $1,800)
1 Scholarship to New Venture for another participant to be selected by the Growth Alliance. (Value $1,000)
1 Year Free membership in Innovation Pointe co-working space to 1 person selected by the Growth Alliance. (Value $600)
The Venture Sharks business competition will give the winner of Startup Weekend Evansville 3.0 automatic entry into its preliminary business competition in Louisville in April.