Startup Weekend- From Idea to Launch in 54 Hours

Oklahoma City plays host to international event designed to spark innovation and entrepreneurship.

Published: Tuesday, February 16, 2010 7:00 am

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oklahoma City, OK - March 5-7, 2010 – Startup Weekend is coming to Oklahoma City and will be held at The Oklahoma City Coworking Collaborative March 5-7, 2010. Help us tell the story of passionate entrepreneurs coming together and creating new ventures in our city.

Startup Weekend is a 54 hour startup event that provides the networking, resources, and incentives for individuals and teams to go from idea to launch. Startup Weekend’s motto: Build Community. Start Companies. No Talk. All Action. In conjunction with local facilitators around the world, Startup Weekend is run by two guys out of Seattle, WA. Together, we are our own community of passionate entrepreneurs on a mission to help other entrepreneurs and facilitate innovation.

The event is open to anyone interested in the local entrepreneurial community, and it puts them in a setting where anything is possible. In the past 2 years, 280+ startups have started, 9,000+ entrepreneurs have been inspired. Teams have even started to generate revenue during the 54hr event, and others have even gone on to direct angel and VC investment.  None of these stats take into account the amazing networking, ongoing professional relationships, and amazing experience that happen at every event.

Mentors and Sponsors

Oklahoma City Startup Weekend has assembled a growing list of mentors including: Piyush Patel, Founder of PL Studios; JD Merryweather, Partner of COOP Ale Works; Daniel Mercer, Partner of COOP Ale Works; Michael Smith, Principal of Oxygen of Organizations; Jim Rogers, Director of Enterprise Services at i2E; and Sandip Patel, CEO of Collabo. Oklahoma City Startup Weekend is proudly supported by current sponsors include: The Greater Oklahoma City ChamberDunlap Codding PCCOOP Ale Works,BuzzDing!Iguana Mexican Grill, and The OU Center for the Creation of Economic Wealth.

Event Details

Oklahoma City Startup Weekend will be held Friday, March 5, 2010 to Sunday, March 7, 2010 at The

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