Techstars Startup Weekend North Wilkesboro, NC logo

April 12-14, 2024

Masthead Coworking
711 Main Street
Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Organized by

Masthead Coworking logo
Flywheel Coworking logo
NC Tech Paths logo

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.

Techstars Startup Weekend cohort group photo
Techstars Startup Weekend team picture
Techstars Startup Weekend team session

About Techstars

www.techstars.com

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!

Agenda

DAY 1
Forming Teams

TEAM FORMATION

Techstars mentors and expert facilitators set the stage, as participants meet fellow innovators, pitch ideas, and build teams. View Schedule

DAY 2
Building Solutions

CUSTOMER VALIDATION
MENTORING
BUILDING

Participants learn, practice, and apply cutting edge methodologies and presentation skills. View Schedule

DAY 3
Presenting Companies

BUSINESS MODELING
PITCH PRACTICE
DEMO DAY

Participants practice their pitches and show their final work to a panel of judges from your business and the Techstars Network. View Schedule

Why Attend

CONNECT

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.

DISCOVER

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.

LEARN

Participants will learn what it really takes to start a company.

The only way to learn is the experience of trying.

START!

It’s that simple. Startup Weekend is designed to get you going, FAST.

Local Organizers will set up the ideal environment for participants to be successful and learn as much as possible in just 54 hours.

Team

Organizers

Doren Tripp

Doren Tripp
Community Manager
Masthead

Andrea Howell

Andrea Howell
Chief Operating Officer
Flywheel

Peter Marsh

Peter Marsh
Co-Founder
Flywheel

Ariana Williamson

Ariana Williamson
Director of Employer Engagement
NC Tech Paths

Global Sponsors

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GoDaddy Registry logos
Brex logo