The site, an online wellness community and clothing exchange, has come a long way in a short time. If you’ve lost some weight and have clothes that [...]
In just over one week local entrepreneurs and innovators will flock to New Haven with the hopes of launching their own new business.
Startup Weekend New Haven kicks off Nov. 9 at The Grove on Orange Street with participants pitching their startup ideas. Teams then form around the top ideas and work [...]
If you are starting a new business, you need a business plan. Can you imagine putting it together in just one weekend? Those participating in Metro Hartford Alliance and Hartford Area Young Professionals Startup Weekend will being doing just that this weekend.
During the weekend, participants pitch ideas to a group and get feedback about [...]
If you have a great business idea and don’t know where to start, tomorrow evening in Stamford may provide you with your answer
A few months back at Startup Weekend Stamford, Bob Dorf, Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship at Columbia Business School and co-author of The Startup Owner’s Manual, gave a speech to the competition’s [...]
Sometimes ideas for companies come after months and months of careful deliberation.
This is not one of those times.
“It was two or three months ago when I was in front of a closet with my friend who said ‘What’s the point of trying to lose weight if I can’t afford a new wardrobe?’,” Katherine [...]
Stamford’s first annual Startup Weekend was an awesome experience. I was privileged to meet and get to know a ton of smart and fascinating people.
When I sat in on the eventual winner, MyStuDebt, practicing their pitch on Sunday afternoon I was floored by how thorough their idea was. Their web-based platform to [...]
…MyStuDebt, a web-based platform to manage student loans.
I sat in as they practiced their pitch today and it was clear that they were a well-oiled machine. The idea behind MyStuDebt is that it’s built for students and paid for by the schools. Why would schools want to pay for this? It’s simple: schools with [...]
With just under four hours left until the 5:00 final pitches everyone is hard at work fine-tuning the ideas they’ve worked so hard on all weekend.
The three areas the seven judges will be focusing on when making their decision are customer validation, business model and execution.
Some of the teams appear calm and [...]
Day 2 of Startup Weekend is all about getting ready for judgment day on Sunday night.
The teams that were formed Friday night spend all day working together and with mentors to improve upon their idea.
I sat in on Gabinja’s team meeting for close to an hour. Gabinja is an [...]
The first day of Startup Weekend Stamford is in the books (for me at least, as I’m sure newly-formed teams are still working on their business plans as I write this).
With the goal being to start a company in 54 hours I expected the process to be fast-paced but it was even more intense [...]
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