Author: Rebecca Simpson

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Lessons from Startup Weekend Santa Cruz

So we finished up at Santa Cruz’s first ever Startup Weekend. The focus was on sustainability and social impact and boy, did we nail it. Startup Catalyst led teams took out First Place, Third Place and Honorable Mention while Second Place had some excellent guidance from another Startup Catalyst veteran of Startup weekends. The other teams pitched some amazing ideas too so overall a huge success and a lot of people commented that the energy and outcome of the Startup Weekend would have been totally different without our ragtaggle band of Aussies. After the fervor of the awards ceremony and...