Startup weekend brussels 2014 a huge success

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Startup weekend brussels 2014 a huge success

  1. 1. Startup Weekend Brussels 2014 A Huge Success!
  2. 2. Organized for entrepreneurs by entrepreneurs Startup Weekends are 54 hours events where designers, developers, marketers and project managers work together in teams to turn an idea into a fully shaped project and lauch their startups!
  3. 3. Brussels Figures
  4. 4. World figures
  5. 5. Event program Friday evening: Participants pitch their ideas in 60 seconds, then vote for the best ideas and form a dozen teams. Saturday: Teams work on their startup, build a business model and validated their hypothesis. Sunday evening: Teams pitch their newly built startup in front of a jury of professionals.
  6. 6. Brussels winners - 1st Prize The Best Startup Prize went to Tiny Stories, an app designed to help you build a cartoon in 60 seconds. The jury was unanimous. Tiny Stories also received The Great Jury Prize. Their moto was: Be a kid for 60 seconds.
  7. 7. Brussels winners – 2nd Prize The Geekest Startup Prize went to Mailswipe, an app that allows you to sort and take quick actions for your mails on the go so that you can use all the time you are loosing in the queues, elevators, boring meetings to sort your mailbox.
  8. 8. Brussels winners – 3rd Prize The Leanest Startup Prize went to Birzo, an online platform using a Tinder-like website/app in which you like or dislike beers by swiping pictures of craft beer labels.
  9. 9. Why should you attend a Startup Weekend ? •  Learn  new  skills   •  Build  your  network   •  Launch  a  new  business   •  Meet  a  co-­‐founder   •  Get  face  9me  with  thought  leaders   •  Save  money  &  get  stuff   •  Join  a  global  community    
  10. 10. « If we compare the cost for organizing such an event and the number of startups that are actually launched after Startup Weekend, the return on investment is among the highest in the country. » Nathanael Ackerman from Impulse Brussels ..  
  11. 11. You too, organize a Startup Weekend in your city! http://startupweekend.org
  12. 12. Sponsors
  13. 13. Partners

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