Startup Weekend: How to Take a Company From Concept to Creation in 54 Hours

Startup Weekend: How to Take a Company From Concept to Creation in 54 Hours

by Marc Nager, Clint Nelsen, Franck Nouyrigat
     
 

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What can you accomplish in one weekend?

Maybe you could clean out your garage or paint a room in your house. Or how about launch a business? Startup Weekend—the organization behind 54-hour events where developers, designers, marketers, and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams, build products, and create startups—has spawned a

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What can you accomplish in one weekend?

Maybe you could clean out your garage or paint a room in your house. Or how about launch a business? Startup Weekend—the organization behind 54-hour events where developers, designers, marketers, and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams, build products, and create startups—has spawned a global initiative in entrepreneurship. In one weekend, participants get total immersion in entrepreneurial culture and in some cases, come away witha successful venture.

Through an emphasis on action-based networking, participants in Startup Weekend events get to see people's skills in actionand experience a low-risk way to buildbusiness relationships. They receive anexperiential education with the benefit of context, deadlines, and instant feedback. Startup Weekend, the book, contains best practices, lessons learned, and empowering examples derived from these events for individuals and small organizations to follow as they launch businesses. Get crucial, step-by-step advice for getting past the idea to implementation, such as:Learn to pitch for talent—in 60 seconds, what is your vision and who do you need to fulfill it?Get a primer on flexible organizational structuresLearn to produce a minimal viableproduct that moves your business tomarket fasterUnderstand the consequences for startup development as entrepreneurs and founders begin doing much more, even faster Adopt the Startup business model:Listen, adapt, and stay lean

Each of the key beliefs outlined has been tested by Startup Weekend and has yielded powerful results. With a firm understanding of the art of the startup, you can use these insights to launch your own startup revolution.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118159637
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/07/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
1,269,563
File size:
2 MB

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