Startup Weekend Turns 8

8yearsago

photo by Devin Reams

Startup Weekend turned 8 today.

8.

The event is now supporting new entrepreneurs experience what it means to start something up is now in 154 or so countries supported by thousands of volunteers.

Who was at the first one? Some absolute legends.

  • Bruce Adair
  • Stuart Backer
  • Michael Bahl
  • Yong Bakos
  • Micah Baldwin
  • Michael Bauer
  • Jeff Beard
  • Gwendolyn Bell
  • Ben Brightwell
  • Adam Brucker
  • William Butler
  • Patrick Cameron
  • Casey Capshaw
  • Kevin Cawley
  • Tom Chikoore
  • David Cohen
  • James Dasher
  • Brian DeWitt
  • David Duey
  • Henri Duong
  • Michael Edwards
  • Niles Emerick
  • Brad Feld
  • Jim Fogg
  • Josh Fraser
  • Matt Galligan
  • Matt Gebhardt
  • Alex Gorelik
  • Rich Grote
  • Charley Hine
  • Eric Hoffman
  • Mike Hostetler
  • Ryan Howell
  • Brad Hugg
  • Andrew Hyde
  • Stan James
  • Rob Johnson
  • Tomas Kaplan
  • Andrew Kavanaugh
  • Alex King
  • Chris Kramp
  • Kourtney Lagunes
  • Jeff Ledoux
  • Seth Levine
  • Rob Marchi
  • Martin May
  • Sean McCauley
  • Eric Miller
  • Ryan Moar
  • Purushotham Babu Naidu
  • Daniel Newman
  • Erin O’Brien
  • Erica O’Grady
  • Julie Penner
  • Reeve Porter
  • Debbie Quintana
  • Devin Reams
  • Aaron Ricketson
  • Cameron Robertson
  • Jennifer Ross
  • Adam Rubenstein
  • Paul Salamone
  • Cindy Schaffer
  • Joe Scharf
  • Justin Shacklette
  • Michael Sitarzewski
  • William Skitt
  • Steven Stone
  • John Svoboda
  • Jeremy Tanner
  • DL Thomas
  • Michael Thompson
  • Nam Tran
  • Jameson Watts
  • Steve Webb
  • Craig Wilcox
  • Nicholas Woodward
  • John Worrell
  • Troy Yohn
  • Dennis Yu

Thank you to everyone that has helped out make this dream a reality and here is to another brilliant 8 years.

  • I feel super fortunate to have been there for that weekend. It’s kind of amazing to me how many of those those folks I have become friends with, worked with, and have grown to admire.

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