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Techstars Startup Weekend Monterey Bay

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January 24th to 26th, 2020
Seaside, CA 93955

54 hours of entrepreneurship! Startup Weekend is a 54 hour immersive event in which budding entrepreneurs, developers and designers gather, pitch an idea, join a team, and spend the entire weekend designing the next great venture.

Startup Weekend Monterey Bay is a partnership between the Institute for Innovation and Economic Development and Techstars.

Each January CSUMB hosts Startup Weekend Monterey Bay. Startup Weekend Monterey Bay has been the launch pad for several innovative companies and social enterprise companies. Come pitch your great idea and become the next big thing in this region!

Click here to see highlights from last year’s event!

Early Bird price thru 12/31/19: $75
Regular price: $99

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Be an entrepreneur for a weekend!

Be a coach or mentor!

In order for this event to be a great experience for participants, we need coaches and sponsors.

We are looking for coaches to help the teams with:

  • Idea/Marketing Development
  • Creative Design
  • Technology, i.e., Coding
  • Business Model/Financial
  • Presentation/Pitching

We need sponsors to help underwrite the cost of food and supplies that keep the participants fueled up during the weekend. As a sponsor your business will get recognized multiple ways before and during the event. Click here for information about the benefits for sponsorships.

Congratulations to the 2019 winners and participants. See the final results here!