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Caen Startup Weekend

10/5/2012 5:30 PM - 10/7/2012 10:00 PM


This event is 54 hours where developers, marketers, financiers and students meet to share ideas, build teams, develop and launch products startups.

On a weekend, entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs can test and validate the viability of their ideas.

On average, half of the participants had a technical profile and half profile "business."

Today, c is the largest incubator of innovative projects in the world: more than 580 events, 90 countries, 300 cities, 56,000 participants, more than 800 companies created.

This is an event concept is proven clearly identified in the world of startups and innovation.


The late Friday afternoon, the project promoters are timed in 1 minute ideas to all participants (pitch fire). They advertise their skills needs and try to motivate participants to join.

From Saturday to Sunday, the teams refine their projects working on the target client, testing their ideas and creating prototypes.

Sunday afternoon, each team presents their project to a jury of experts will select the winners of the weekend.

Learn More: Caen Startup Weekend

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