iWeekend : We love startups is coming to India
iWeekend is an intensive event that brings together a highly motivated groupof 50 entrepreneurs and professionals to select a couple of ideas and worktogether to launch a first version of the products (usually webapplications), all in one weekend.
The event promises to bring together an interesting mix of technology
entrepreneurs, professionals, mentors and investors. It will be organized in
Bangalore, New Delhi and Ahmedabad during three consecutive weekends: 12-14 March, 19-21 March and 26-28 March respectively.
iWeekend is a non-profit organization started in Spain in 2008 with the
mission of promoting the culture of entrepreneurship in new technologies.
The event has been successfully organized in Spain, Mexico and Russia and
has attracted a lot of support from public and private entities, including
the Spanish government and some well known technology companies. In India,
iWeekend is supported by Nadathur S. Raghavan Centre for Entrepreneurial
Learning (IIM Bangalore), Centre for Innovation, Incubation and
Entrepreneurship (IIM Ahmedabad) and The Indus Entrepreneurs, Delhi chapter
Registrations are open for all the 3 events. Applicants are subject to a
selection process before being confirmed to participate in the event.
Confirmed participants pay an entrance fees which cover the costs of event
registration and catering for the whole weekend.
The event is targeted towards professionals, freelance, students, of any
age: programmers, designers, marketers, business folks, lawyers, etc. with a
passion in technology, internet and the world of software. A total of 6
products will be created in the 3 events. The events will be broadcast
through live streaming and twitter during the whole weekend.
More information on http://iweekend.org/