Startup Weekend Tbilisi is an international innovative and popular event, during which developers, web designers, product managers and enthusiast persons will introduce their ideas, create teams, receive advice from experienced businessman and get a chance to start their own business.
Global project already supported to start around 4 300 new business, was held more than 400 events, during which participated more than 40 000 individuals. Startup Weekend has been organized in more than 200 cities all around the world.
Powered by Liberty Bank, Smartex Group and Free University, Startup Weekend for the first time will be held in Tbilisi, November 15, 16 and 17 of 2013.
Startup Weekend Tbilisi is a three day event:
- Friday, November 15, from 6:30 pm participant teams and special guests are welcomed in Liberty Tower. Participants will introduce their business ideas.
- Saturday, November 16, from 9:00 am teams will meet at Free University of Tbilisi (Dighomi Campus, Tbilisi, David Aghmashenebeli Avenue 13th km) and work on the projects. Each team will be assisted by experienced coach, who will support them to work more effectively.
- Sunday, November 17, until 2:00 pm teams will complete projects and presentations, after which each team will present the idea to the jury members
One winner team will be announced and each team member will receive a prize.
Liberty Bank and Smartex Group actively support young, talented people to work on their own business ideas. Despite of the fact that International format of Startup weekend doesn't require investing in projects, Smartex initiated to help financing some of the best ideas.
Startup Weekend Tbilisi raises awareness regarding IT projects and innovative ideas, that will help the entire region to create and develop IT Startup ecosystem and e-commerce.
Smartex Group with Startup Weekend Tbilisi project is organizing "crowdfunding" experiment for the first time in Georgia. Each and every visitor of Startup Weekend Tbilisi will be able to become investors. For detailed information please visit smartex.ge/crowdfunding