Startup Community Leadership Mission – Day 5 “Startup Weekend, Landing Pad & RocketSpace”

Day 5 9am – Coffee with Startup Weekend – Having now run 6 Startup Weekends it was great to chat with John Beadle – head of Startup Weekend globally around his vision for where Startup Weekend is headed. Startup Weekend stats to date: 23,000+ teams have been formed 193,000+ Startup Weekend Alumni 150 countries[…]

Startup Community Leadership Mission – Day 4 “Silicon Valley”​

Day 4 Crazy cool day… packed with sooooo many great opportunities to connect with game changers. 09:30 Bus to Mountain View Silicon Valley 11:00 – 11:45 500 Startups – 500 startups have 3 permanent offices, San Francisco city, Silicon Valley & Mexico City 4 intakes a year, up to 40 startups per intake, 1600+[…]

Startup Community Leadership Mission – Day 3 “San Francisco”​

Day 3 09:00 -11:00 Runway – Runway is a 30,000 sq ft coworking space with a capacity of 240 desks, on Market Street, inside the Twitter building. Stella the community manager highlighted 4 key focuses for Runway: Coworking Accelerator Events Corporate innovation Corporate innovation is connecting corporate partners with startups, the intention being to[…]

Startup Community Leadership Mission – Day 2 “Denver”​

Day 2 10:30 11:30 SheEO – Heather MacKanzie SheEO Denver community leader. SheEO raised $1000 from 1000 women. $1,000,000. SheEO offers 10 women entrepreneurs (company must be at least 50% female owned and have at least $50k in revenue) interest free loans to develop their companies. Loan term is 5 years / 20 equal[…]