April 12-14, 2024
711 Main Street
Wilkesboro, NC 28659
Learn how to
THINK, WORK, and BUILD a startup in 54 thrilling hours.
Techstars Startup Weekend is an exciting and immersive foray into the world of startups.
From students to lifelong entrepreneurs, this is the perfect event for individuals of all ages looking to start a new business or learn more about the process of getting a startup off the ground.
Over an action-packed three days, you’ll meet the very best mentors, investors, co-founders, and sponsors to show you how to get more done faster — and maybe even start that Business.
The weekend will be facilitated by a professional from Techstars and follow their proven formula for a 54-hour immersion in lean startup methods. Techstars as an organization facilitates acceleration of startups at a global scale with their pre-accelerator programming like Startup Weekends, their accelerators, and their investor network. Come join us and learn from the best!
Techstars mentors and expert facilitators set the stage, as participants meet fellow innovators, pitch ideas, and build teams. View Schedule
Participants learn, practice, and apply cutting edge methodologies and presentation skills. View Schedule
Participants practice their pitches and show their final work to a panel of judges from your business and the Techstars Network. View Schedule
Connect with people driven to build something new. Rich and diverse talent is a Startup Weekend staple.
Participants will mix, mingle and work with new people who could be their next cofounder, friend, mentor, or investor.
Participants will discover where they are on the Entrepreneur’s Journey.
They will be introduced to new resources available near them and will leave knowing the next steps they need to take on their road to success.
Participants will learn what it really takes to start a company.
The only way to learn is the experience of trying.