Startup Weekend - Philly

Startup Weekend

Nov. 8, 2013 11:45 am

Delaware and Lehigh Valley in Global Startup (Weekend) Battle

A tradition of the Philly tech scene since February 2011, Startup Weekend is a hackathon where participants build startups over the course of 54 hours.

Sep. 30, 2013 10:30 am

Slopes: winter sports tracking app that won Startup Weekend is now live

The app records your statistics and maps your routes. It also works offline for when you lose service up in the mountains.

May 1, 2013 10:30 am

Slopes, a skiing and snowboarding app, wins Startup Weekend 5

The team, consisting of Penn masters' student Timothy Li and investment Samuel Miller, among others, also won "Best Design." The app tells snowboarders and skiiers how fast they're going.

Apr. 22, 2013 11:00 am

Win a ticket to Startup Weekend April 26-27

Startup Weekend is back for another go April 26-27. Held at the tail end of Philly Tech Week at Workbridge Associates in Center City, the event is for designers, developers and non-technical people too.

Feb. 11, 2013 8:30 am

Startup Weekend Health // Edtech in the Northeast tech corridor [EVENTS]

Hey Philly, is winter over yet? Here are a few events to hopefully help you forget it’s still so dreary out. This week: build a startup in a weekend, build a website for Philly’s first ladies’ hackathon and learn about how edtech is helping to build the Northeast tech corridor.

Feb. 8, 2013 9:30 am

Startup Weekend Health: register now for Feb. 15-17 event, spectators use 20% discount code

This post is part of a media sponsorship. On Feb 15-17, Callowhill incubator Venturef0rth is hosting the second Startup Weekend Health in Philadelphia. (Read coverage of the first, last summer, here) This is a chance for teams to organically form around innovative ideas in health IT (as determined by popular vote) and then it’s a 54 hour frenzy of […]

Oct. 24, 2012 10:00 am

Lehigh Valley Startup Weekend: event debuts in the region, as entrepreneurs try to grow Lehigh Valley tech scene

A startup scene is brewing in Lehigh Valley, or that’s the hope, at least. The region will host its first Startup Weekend (that crazed 54-hour marathon during which teams build companies and products — find our previous coverage of the events here) the first weekend of November at Ben Franklin TechVentures incubator. The event follows […]

Oct. 1, 2012 1:40 pm

Philly Startup Weekend 4.0:, a digital jukebox, takes top honors, a digital jukebox, took top honors at Philadelphia Startup Weekend 4.0, beating out 11 other teams at the popular event, during which attendees aim to build a startup in a weekend. The six-person team was led by Josh Hudnall, an iOS app developer who actually flew in from Denver to compete in the […]

Jun. 6, 2012 8:30 am

Independence Blue Cross launches $50,000 healthcare venture competition [Startup Roundup]

Technically Philly’s Startup Roundup parses out the small pieces that make our greater Startup ecosystem thrive. We want to keep you in touch with the innovations that we can’t quite get to covering, but that deserve highlight. Follow along with a weekly email newsletter by clicking here and selecting the Startup Roundup button or follow […]

Jun. 5, 2012 9:00 am

Startup Weekend Health winner Quick See MD directs users to ER alternatives

The first weekend in June marked a milestone in health care for Philadelphians with the first Startup Weekend dedicated solely to improving health care systems. Billed as a $2.7 trillion industry, healthcare caught the attention of an entrepreneurial community centered in a life sciences hub. The weekend winner was Quick See MD, a web tool […]

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