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Startup Weekend Ames this November 20-22nd


Startup Weekend Ames, November 20-22nd at Gerdin.

Startup Weekends are 54-hour events where students, developers, designers, marketers, product managers and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams, build products, and launch startups!

Want to know something cool about this weekend's event if you choose to participate?

You will be part of movement where 230+ Startup Weekend events will be going on simultaneously around the globe for Global Entrepreneurship Week! If your team wins the big cheese and comes out on top, you can move on in the Global Startup Battle tournament. In fact, 5 cities across Iowa will be hosting Startup Weekend events--putting Iowa on the map for being one amazing community of entrepreneurs!

Student tickets (open to all colleges and universities, any level), $50. Register by Nov. 9th for a chance to win an iPad Mini!

Professionals/community members, $75 early bird ticket till Nov. 9th. Prices go up to $99 after Nov. 9th.

Who attends a Startup Weekend event?

Business builders + community champions who know the importance of supporting entrepreneurs followed by the opportunities that exist or come to fruition.

Intrapreneurs within already mature companies who can share their field of expertise and bring forth innovation.  That's you: creatives, artists, engineers/developers, project managers, accountants, and marketers.

Entrepreneurs as there is no harm to tinker at a new idea or something you've been keeping quiet for a while, deciding if you should pursue or not!

Students who bring the breath of life to ideas or the energy that makes great teams soar.  Open to all college & universities students, at any level.  This is not just an ISU event! 

• The 'new to town' community member who likely is just curious about the whole startup & entrepreneurial scene.  And there's nothing wrong with just wanting to meet other like-minded people!

Buy your ticket today!

This is the Age of Entrepreneurship.  Start something.  We dare you.

CEO Conference Registration Open!






Don't miss this great opportunity coming up this fall to attend the annual national Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization (CEO) Conference in Kansas City! 

CEO has over 1200 college students, faculty, and young entrepreneurs from around the world attend the 2 ½ day CEO National Conference to network, learn, and be inspired to pursue their entrepreneurial passions. Over 80 outstanding entrepreneurs and business leaders will share their ideas and expertise as to how they launched their businesses, the lessons they’ve learned, and where they are today. 

Past speakers have included the founders of:   

Redbox, Chuck E Cheese, Jimmy Johns, The Keurig Company, As Seen On TV, Inc. Southwest Airlines and Shark Tank judge, Kevin Harrington

The 2015 National CEO Conference will be hosted by the University of Missouri-Kansas City in Kansas City, Missouri on November 5-7th!  Student fundraising will be available. 

Register early today or please reach out at

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