Startup Weekend Sheffield: Music & Literature

Startup Weekend Sheffield: Music & Literature
Event on 2015-06-26 18:00:00
Do you have the next Goodreads, Spotify or SoundCloud in your head?Well, let it out!


Love it or hate it, technology and entrepreneurship are disrupting the music and literature industries. From the way we consume music and literature to the way it is created, produced and sold, they have all been affected by increasingly frequent new inventions. Will yours be the next big thing?

It’s your chance to be part of something disruptive that shakes up the music and literature industries with a new idea that can be coded, designed, developed or built. Musicians, writers, developers, entrepreneurs – join forces and launch a startup in just 54 hours.

Startup Weekends are weekend-long, hands-on experiences beginning with open mic pitches on Friday. Bring your best ideas and inspire others to join your team. Over Saturday and Sunday teams focus on customer development, validating their ideas, practicing Lean Startup techniques and building a minimal viable product. On Sunday evening teams demo their prototypes and receive valuable feedback from a panel of experts.

There are dozens of reasons why you should come to a Startup Weekend, including:

  • Learning through the act of creating 
  • Building your network
  • Finding someone you can actually launch a startup with
  • Learning a new skill and stepping outside of your comfort zone 
  • Getting face time with people who can help make your idea happen

With a whole weekend dedicated to letting your creative juices flow, this Startup Weekend is the perfect opportunity to build a team to launch the app that will overtake Shazam, or build the team that will launch the next Goodreads.

At Startup Weekend Sheffield, we’re known for bringing together creative problem solvers, critical thinkers, and technical talent to take great ideas from concept to reality. These exciting weekend experiences foster great teams, high energy, and new ideas in health, transport, education, social and more. Now, we want to do the same for music and literature. Join us!

For full schedule information, please visit up.co/sheffield

                                                      

Refund Policy:  No refunds will be granted within 7 days of the event if food and drink have already been ordered. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

About Startup Weekend: Startup Weekends are 54-hour events designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs.  Beginning with Friday night pitches and continuing through brainstorming, business plan development, and basic prototype creation, Startup Weekends culminate in Sunday night demos and presentations.  Participants create working startups during the event and are able to collaborate with like-minded individuals outside of their daily networks. All teams hear talks by industry leaders and receive valuable feedback from local entrepreneurials. The weekend is centered around action, innovation, and education.  Whether you are looking for feedback on a idea, a co-founder, specific skill sets, or a team to help you execute, Startup Weekends are the perfect environment in which to test your idea and take the first steps towards launching your own startup.

Terms of Participation Agreement: It is our job to provide you with an incredible networking and learning opportunity. Our intention is that you meet some amazing people that you might actually start a company with, build relationships with coaches, and learn from your peers. The event is intended to be a collaborative forum for sharing, learning, building, and having fun. As such, by registering as a participant, you acknowledge that any ideas shared by you or anyone else over the course of the event are contributions to the overall experience and community. If you as a participant are worried about someone stealing your ideas, please reconsider your participation in the event itself or simply refrain from sharing specifics about your idea. 

As a member of your startup community, you agree to to be inclusive of any and all people and their ideas. You agree to act professionally, treat everyone with respect, and treat the event facilities with proper care. You agree that you are responsible for any accidents or damages that you cause. You also agree to not hold Startup Weekend, your local volunteer team, or any of the event supporters liable for any loss, damage, injury, or any other unforeseeable incident.

By participating in the Startup Weekend, each Participant grants STARTUP WEEKEND and its licensees, successors and assigns a non-exclusive, perpetual, non-cancelable, royalty free, fully paid up, worldwide right and license to edit, modify, adapt, translate, exhibit, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer of, reproduce, copy, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, display and otherwise use all and/or any part of such Participant’s names, likenesses, photographs, voices and images of all persons referenced and/or appearing in materials generated at the event, without limitation, anywhere in the world in any form (tangible or intangible, permanent or ephemeral, including, without limitation, audio, video, print, electronic, written, and photographic) and via any transmission medium (including, without limitation, television, radio, Internet, and print) now existing or that may exist in the future for advertising, trade, promotion, publicity and other related purposes without compensation and without notice to or consideration, review or approval from Participant.

Each Participant further agrees to (i) be questioned or interviewed (whether in person or by other means such as email or phone), filmed and/or photographed and available for interviewing, filming, photography and for other public relations, marketing and promotional activities associated with the Event, as reasonably required and directed by STARTUP WEEKEND, (ii) allow STARTUP WEEKEND to make contact with the Participant (whether in person, by phone, email or otherwise) for the purpose of requesting further information from the Participant in relation to their participation or for any other purpose related to the Startup Weekend.  Each Participant represents and warrants that neither its participation, nor STARTUP WEEKEND’s exercise of any of the rights granted to it under these Terms will (a) infringe or violate any rights of any third party or entity, including, without limitation, those relating to patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, moral rights, mask works, defamation, privacy, publicity, false light, misappropriation, confidentiality, and/or any contractual or other rights recognizable under any applicable law, rule, regulation, ordinance, judgment or decree (collectively, “Law”), or (b) otherwise violate any applicable Law.

at Enterprise Zone
Portobello
Sheffield, United Kingdom

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