This will be my first Startup Weekend as well, and I’m looking forward to being actively involved as well. For one thing, I’m already working on a startup, qweries, so it’s a great opportunity to discover some potential co-founders or early employees. I’ve also got another idea that might be worth investigating (more of that soon); perhaps others will be interested as well — or I’ll find out where it needs to improve. There are lots of other great reasons to participate in Startup Weekend, so it should be a good time!
If you’re a marketing/business dev/ideaman type of entrepreneur looking to go make things happen at a similar event (like the one coming up in San Francisco on May 6 – 8), I want to help you get the most out of the experience. So, here are a few tips and insights to give you a leg-up before you start-up.
1. You are a dude going to “ladies night”.