Ever wondered what it takes to be an entrepreneur?

The professional and personal challenges, the high and lows, the failures and the success?

Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures. It is the largest community of passionate entrepreneurs with over 1800 past events in 120 countries around the world in 2014.

The non-profit organization is headquartered in Seattle, Washington but Startup Weekend organizers and facilitators can be found in over 200 cities around the world. From Mongolia to South Africa to London to Brazil, people around the globe are coming together for weekend long workshops to pitch ideas, form teams, and start companies.

All Startup Weekend events follow the same basic model: anyone is welcome to pitch their startup idea and receive feedback from their peers. Teams organically form around the top ideas (as determined by popular vote) and then it’s a 54 hour frenzy of business model creation, coding, designing, and market validation. The weekends culminate with presentations in front of local entrepreneurial leaders with another opportunity for critical feedback.

Whether entrepreneurs found companies, find a cofounder, meet someone new, or learn a skill far outside their usual 9-to-5, everyone is guaranteed to leave the event better prepared to navigate the chaotic but fun world of startups. If you want to put yourself in the shoes of an entrepreneur, register now for the best weekend of your life!

Why “Travel” edition?

The changes in the way modern traveler is making travel tech industry ripe for disruption. Modern travelers are a new breed of individuals who plan and go on a trip by their own.

They research and create their trips based on multiple online resources, book their own flights and hotel often on the last minute and on their mobile phones.

They can city hop across the regions and the world and work at the same time in co-working spaces, and they create their trips on the go based on crowd-sourced, social, and/or location-based review and recommendation platforms.

They want to explore something different, discover a local experience and do something off the beaten track.

Unfortunately, the existing platforms and solutions in the travel industry have not kept up with digitally connected, creative, and adventurous nature of the modern traveler.

Event details:

  • Start: Friday, 12 December, 2014 05:00 p.m.
  • End: Sunday, 14 December, 2014 06:00 p.m.
  • Venue: Hubba Thailand
  • Country: Thailand
  • Register here
  • Organizer: Amarit Charoenphan