Are you interested in working as a community manager for a startup? Do you have an idea for a online or mobile app that you want to see turn into an actual business? If you answered yes to either of these questions, Startup Weekend is for you. My Community Manager is proud to be a media partner with Startup Weekend Chicago on June 1-3. What is Startup Weekend?
Startup Weekend is an intense 54 hour event which focuses on building a web or mobile application which could form the basis of a credible business, over the course of a weekend. 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. Interested in coaching, volunteering or sponsoring this event? Email us at email@example.com
You do not have to be a developer or designer to be part of Startup Weekend. You can pitch your idea and join a team to use your knowledge of marketing and building a community to help create a winning presentation.
What does it take to be part of Startup Weekend Chicago?
Register for Startup Weekend and show up with your idea on Friday!
Do I have to stay up for 54 hours straight?
No. While some teams may work overnight Friday or Saturday, it is not required or expected.
Why would a community manager attend Startup Weekend?
Several reasons. You have an idea for a mobile or online app and don’t the resources to get it started. You are looking for a community mager position in tech. You thrive on creating things and want to be part of an amazing experience.
Have you been part of Startup Weekend before? Let us know in the comments. Have any questions about what to expect? Just leave a comment or visit the FAQs. Have an idea you think is worthy of being turned into a business? Sign up today! Not in Chicago? Startup Weekend happens in different cities around the world all year long!