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Startup Weekend: Impact Report 2012

Startup Weekend powered by the Kauffman Foundation IMPACT REPORT 2012 Startup Weekend" supports the development and expanslon of entrepreneurship through events worldwide and educates aspiring entrepreneurs by Immersing them In the process of moving an Idea to market. Startup Weekend has bullt a network of more than D0,000 alumni, thousands of volunteer organizers, and 100+ tralned facilitators spread across more than 300 citles and 100 countrles. TOGETHER WE'VE BUILT THE LARGEST COMMUNITY OF DOERS IN THE WORLD Startup Weekend events are organized according to a mission rooted in Over the course of 54 hours, participants pitch ideas, form teams, and ultimately, launch companies. Startup Weekends create a low-pressure, fast-paced environ- ment that connects entrepreneurs with mentors, resources, and most importantly, one another. empowerment and education. WHAT THE ENTREPRENEURIAL COMMUNITY THINKS BORIS JOHNSON DAVID COHEN LORI ANNE WARDI The Mayor of London Founder and CEO Vice President of Co Internet of TechStars These apps that people are creating are not only helping people in all kinds of ways- they are generating 40,000 jobs in London alone. Congratulations to the Telegraph and the brilliant Startup Weekend. Every one of those ideas seems like a winner. Startup Weekend is a global phenomenon that has attracted and encouraged a new generation of entrepreneurs. Startup Weekend has changed the world. There's nothing quite like the energy, the enthusiasm, and the excitement that happens at a Startup Weekend to inspire and mobilize people around the world to take action on their big ideas. COMMUNITY GROWTH I 2011 I 2012 512 258 O EVENTS 382 8K 168 5K 91 194 ali CITIES TEAMS StartupDigests 111 100K 301 67 58K 73 O COUNTRIES ji ATTENDEES NEXT ATTENDEES "TOTALS THROUGH EACH YEAR THE REVOLUTION GOES SOCIAL 800 250M 57S EYEBALLS ON STARTUP WEEKEND EVENTS IN 2012 TIMES MENTIONED MENTIONS DAILY IN SOCIAL MEDIA IN 2012 EVERY MINUTE 52K 104K 3ок AVG NPO 3.2K 2011 14K 8K I 2012 y TWITTER FOLLOWERS f FACEBOOK FANS к LINKEDIN FACEBOOK TWITTER KLOUT PINTEREST GOODREADS GOOGLE+ YOUTUBE FLICKR GLOBAL STARTUP BATTLE: A SUCCESSFUL CAMPAIGN 335K 55K 120K 111 LIKES ON FACEBOOK VOTES ON FACEBOOK SHARES VIDEO ENTRIES ON FACEBOOK ACROSS FACEBOOK TOP HASHTAG CITIES PARTICIPATING IN GSB #SWTAMPA - TAMPA, FL. #BISHKEK - KG #SWABIDJAN - ABIDJAN, CIV #SWCORDOBA -CORDOBA, AR #ATLSW - ATLANTA, GEORGIA (US) #SWALGIERS - ALGIERS, DZ #SWBZH - BRETAGNE, FR #SWLIEGE - LIEGE, BE #SWMONTREAL - MONTREAL, CA #SWACCRA - ACCRA, GH #SWBOG - BOGOTA, CO #SWVANCOUVER - VANCOUVER, CA #SWVERONA - VERONA, IT #SWARMENIA - YEREVAN, AM #SWTENERIFE - TENERIFE, CI #SWSTRAS - STRASBOURG, FR #SWKARACHIl - KARACHI, PK #SWRIYADH - RIYADH, SA #SWTEHRAN - TEHRAN, IR #SWTORONTO, TORONTO, CA #SWOGDEN - OGDEN, UTAH, (US) #SWMANC - MANCHESTER, ENG #SWSARAJEVO - SARAJEVO, BA #SWoC - ORANGE COUNTY, (US) #SWBURGOS - BURGOS, ES #SWPOZ - POZNAN, PL Simply Measured "METRICS POWERED BY OUR ATTENDEES 35% 62% 65% DESIRE TO INFLUENCE ENTREPRENEURIAL POLICY SW SUBSTANTIALLY IMPACTED MY LIFE ONE JOB OPPORTUNITY 29% 95% TEAMS INCORPORATED AFTER THE EVENT WOULD ATTEND ANOTHER EVENT AGAIN </> 32.. 37K 33K 17K 10K AVERAGE AGE NON-TECH DEVELOPERS STUDENTS DESIGNERS ЗК 300K $75M 4K 111 ORGANIZERS/ FACILITATORS HOURS VOLUNTEERED MONEY RAISED JUDGES AND MENTORS COUNTRIES IMPACTED INSPIRING EVENTS WORLDWIDE PASSIONATE ABOUT SW TO IMPROVE BY TEAMS IN 2011 AND 2012 BY THESE INDIVIDUALS COMMUNITIES STORIES FROM AROUND THE GLOBE It is critical to or corporations – it is the people, the entrepreneurs themselves. The people truly leading the creation of this movement are the volunteers, organizers, and community leaders. Startup Weekend has naturally evolved into more than an event; it is a catalyst, a rallying point around entrepreneurs and their stakeholders. More than anything, Startup Weekend has helped create a global community of leaders at the forefront of the entrepreneurial revolution. stand what is driving this movement. It governments %3D "18 months ago, I wanted to find a good nursery for my daughter. It was difficult for me to go and visit every nursery in my neighborhood to find a suitable nursery for my child." Nagla Metwally took this problem to a Cairo event in 2011 and built; "I decided to create a website to help mothers like me find the nurseries that they want. I created the website and collected all information At Startup Weekend Croatia, Slavica envisioned a simple business model that relies on local businesses and schools to donate plastic bags that are later used to create the eco friendly Torbak bags. "My team believes in project Torbak, through which we plan to employ women and young people and keep our environment a better place to live." Torbak went on to win N first place at the event and Vede Slavica's startup now employs eight women in her local w vde community. EGYPT CROATIA DENT about nurseries including all nursery features, photos, video, hosting prices, and anything that any mother needs." Over the course of Gaza's Startup Weekend, Alaa was able to work with people in her desired field of IT, hone her skills, and work in a collaborative space. "Working with a team you don't know is very good, since you're leaming new things from your part- ners.actually, it's amazing." Alaa says. One only needs to hear Alaa briefly talk about her experience to understand the power of a Startup Weekend. Former St. Louis police officer Kevin worked closely with Michael Abernathy, also a St. Louis cop on a fraudulent check detection system (F.IS.T.S.) at Startup Weekend New Haven, CT. After 54 hours, the pair was able to Abernathy's background and skills into functioning fraud detection equipment. "We've done more in this weekend GAZA USA than I've tried to do in four years in St. Louis," said Ewing. i think's it's the best thing I've ever seen." FORWARD IT IS CRITICAL TO UNDERSTAND WHAT IS DRIVING THIS MOVEMENT. IT ISN'T HAS NATURALLY EVOLVED INTO MORE THAN AN EVENT; IT IS A CATALYST, A GOVERNMENTS OR CORPORATIONS - IT IS THE PEOPLE, THE ENTREPRENEURS RALLYING POINT AROUND ENTREPRENEURS AND THEIR STAKEHOLDERS. MORE THAN THEMSELVES. THE PEOPLE TRULY LEADING ANYTHING, STARTUP WEEKEND HAS THE CREATION OF THIS MOVEMENT ARE HELPED CREATE A GLOBAL COMMUNITY THE VOLUNTEERS, ORGANIZERS, AND OF LEADERS AT THE FOREFRONT OF COMMUNITY LEADERS. STARTUP WEEKEND THE ENTREPRENEURIAL REVOLUTION. THANK YOU to our amazing partners Microsoft Ewing Marion BILL MELINDA GATES foundation KAUFFMAN Foundation Google for Entrepreneurs BizSpark Tu amazon i webservices .cO SendGrid" cloudmine GET INVOLVED Q W [email protected]

Startup Weekend: Impact Report 2012

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