Think you had a busy weekend? A talented group of active entrepreneurs has you beat! Over the course of 54 hours, several dozen participants shared ideas, formed teams and launched start-ups at the Coin Loft downtown. With feedback and coaching provided by industry leaders and local entrepreneurs, the weekend’s activities were centered on action, innovation and education. Among the ideas pitched? Applications to fight crime and help with house-hunting, along with a site to buy and sell textbooks and a closed-captioning program to provide an enhanced movie-going experience for the hearing-impaired. Learn more about the international phenomenon that is Startup Weekend and upcoming local events for entrepreneurs.
Photos by Myla Brilliant