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The 1st Startup Weekend Larissa will be held on 13-15 May 2016 at the facilities of TEI of Thessaly in Larissa.
Startup Weekend is a 54-hour weekend event, during which groups of developers, business managers, startup enthusiasts, marketing gurus, graphic artists and more pitch ideas for new startup companies, form teams around those ideas, and work to develop a working prototype, demo or presentation by Sunday evening.
Startup Weekend has grown into an organization with a global presence. As of July 2015, Startup Weekend has reached 135 countries, involving over 210,000 entrepreneurs. Startup Weekend is run by Techstars.
To the event can participate anyone over 18yo, especially creative people who love innovation. No specific requirement is needed for the competition All is needed is people with innovative ideas that will form teams and will work to develop that idea into a working prototype, demo, or presentation and will highlight the concepts of creativity, entrepreneurship, cooperation and innovation throughout the weekend.
During the weekend, mentors will coach teams and help them develop their ideas. Moreover, the competitive nature of the contest creates the need for evaluation. Judges will question the teams and choose the best.
Startup Weekend Larissa is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.