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Ever wondered what it takes to be a healthcare entrepreneur? Want to impact healthcare IT, wearables, med devices, CROs or life sciences?

Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures. It is the largest community of passionate entrepreneurs with over 1800 past events in 120 countries around the world in 2014.

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We believe that entrepreneurship is the most powerful force to improve education outcomes, prepare people for a rapidly changing world, and empower them to play a role in shaping the future. TSW: Education is a 54-hour experience where participants pitch ideas, collaborate with others who have complementary skill sets, get coaching and produce startups that help solve problems in education. Durham-based startup, Trinket, formed at last year’s event and have since raised nearly $400K in funding. It’s time for more successes like this to come out of Triangle Startup Weekend! Who: Passionate educators, students, entrepreneurs, developers, designers and you. When: July 18th-20th, 2014 Where: Hunt Library at Centennial Campus Why: Through collaboration, entrepreneurial thinking, and community building, we can positively impact education outcomes.



Jul 18
  • Registration Starts
  • Dinner & Networking
  • Welcome & Speakers
  • Pitches Start
  • Attendees vote for the top ideas
  • Teams start forming and discussing ideas
  • Start to formalize teams and take an inventory of skills. Be honest, and direct about what resources and skills are needed for the weekend. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow


Jul 19
  • Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
  • Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend
  • Lunch
  • Call for needs & skills
  • Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!
  • Dinner
  • Mid weekend check-in, status reports, call for help
  • Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow


Jul 20
  • Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
  • Call for help (this is self motivated, so don’t be shy)
  • Lunch
  • Coaches arrive… ASK QUESTIONS
  • Gut check. Start prepping for presentations
  • Dinner
  • Judging & awards
  • Wrapup
  • Go home!
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