Startup Weekend in New Haven, Nov. 11-13, 2011

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Starts: November 11, 2011 at 5pm

Ends: November 13, 2011 at 8pm

Location:

The Grove

@ 71 Orange Street

New Haven, CT 06510

For more information, visit:

http://newhaven.startupweekend.org

To register, visit:

http://newhaven.startupweekend.org/tickets/

 -          Students attend at a discounted rate ($49)

-          Sign up now and attend at a discounted early bird rate ($79)

Find us on Twitter:      @StartupHaven

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Find us on Facebook:

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Startup Weekend New Haven to Give Area Entrepreneurs A Lift in November 2011

Startup Weekend, "an intense 54 hour event, hosted by Independent Software and The Grove, which focuses on building a web or mobile application which could form the basis of a credible business over the course of a weekend," is coming to New Haven November 11-13, 2011.   The event will be held at the Grove, a New Haven coworking space.

"Startup Weekend packs into three days what normally takes entrepreneurs three months to do," said organizer Derek Koch, founder of New Haven software firm Independent Software. "Entrepreneurs with ideas find cofounders, develop their plan, build prototype, and present their idea to a judging panel – all in a single weekend."

With continuing questions about our economy's recovery, and persistently high levels of unemployment, Startup Weekend gives innovators a forum to roll up their sleeves and create new products, new jobs, and new wealth.

"The weekend brings together people with different skillsets – primarily software developers, graphics designers and business people – to build applications and develop a commercial case around them," John Seiffer, Angel Investor and Founder of BetterCEO said.

Organizers suggest that those interested in the event visit the New Haven Startup Weekend event site here, or contact them for more information.

About Independent Software:

Independent Software’s products and services help entrepreneurs build what they envision faster and more efficiently, through services, products, and community.  From software development and design, to project management and team-building, they love what they do. You can find Independent Software online here, or follow them on Twitter at @freeyourdata.

About the Grove:

The Grove aims to position people, organizations, businesses, and communities for their effective future. The Grove is a new kind of space encouraging and supporting people in their work and the development of the new ideas that are solving the social, environmental, economic, and urban problems we face today. The Grove is more than just a space, it is a dynamic community of social innovators, independents, artists, entrepreneurs, and thinkers that are the new face of New Haven. You can find The Grove at their website here, or follow them on Twitter at @Grovenhv.

Contact: Derek Koch

71 Orange Street

New Haven, CT  06510

(347) 439-5504

derek@freeyourdata.net

http://newhaven.startupweekend.org

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