A Global Startup Celebration

Global Startup Battle 2016 has come to an end.
Stay tuned to join us again in 2017!
Over 15,000 entrepreneurs came together for hundreds of events November 11-20, 2016 for Global Startup Weekend!
Global Startup Weekend (GSW) connects entrepreneurs, organizing teams, and startup communities around the world. Attendees get access to exclusive resources to help prep for success at Startup Weekend and make connections to mentors and other startup teams. To help continue growth, the winning team of each event receives helpful perks for building their startup.

Stay tuned for updates on getting involved in 2017!
Get Involved
3 great ways to be a part of the movement!
Organize
Stay tuned on 2017 dates, or start Organizing in your community now!
Attend
Make your idea a reality. Join thousands of entrepreneurs around the world for the most exciting two weekends of the year!
Partner
Want to help support startups locally or globally? Let's talk!
Partner with GSW
We'd love to talk with you about how we could work together to support entrepreneurs all around the world throughout Global Startup Weekend.
How does it all work?
Find an Event
Find a Startup Weekend near you to attend
Prepare
Get ready with exclusive GSW resources to help you pitch, build, and win
Connect
Check out the opportunities to connect with other entrepreneurs around the world
Work
Get to work at Startup Weekend and take advantage of virtual mentoring and other resources
Celebrate and Enjoy
Win locally and get access to awesome perks to help grow your new startup, all while becoming part of the world's biggest entrepreneurial community!
Why Should I Get Involved?
Join the largest entrepreneurial network in the world
Meet entrepreneurs, mentors, and investors in your local community
Get access to resources and connections such as pre-event workshops, remote mentoring, and live sessions with global communities during the weekend!
Leverage experts from many different professional backgrounds through the weekend
Test your ideas, skills, and passion in a safe and supported environment
Winning teams during GSW will receive exclusive prizes and perks, such as membership in F6S Alpha, which includes access to $1 million of free growth services!
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What's the latest?
News, updates, and stories from Global Startup Weekend
Director of Innovation, Horizon Media
Jeremy Shure
Jeremy Shure is a Director of Invention for Horizon Media, Inc., the world's largest independent media agency. In this role, he launched and leads Horizon's startup incubator program and spearheads many of the innovation and venture initiatives across the agency.

Jeremy has spent many years an active mentor to a variety of Techstars programs across the country. He has a passion for entrepreneurship, a deep belief in the Techstars mantra of "give first", and he possesses deep experience and knowledge in mentoring early stage companies.

Aside from his work with the Techstars Foundation, Jeremy is a member of the National Board of Directors of Active Minds, is on the Board of Trustees for the JCC of Harrison, and is the past President of The Friends of the Israel Defense Forces, Young Leadership division, and is the President of his class at the University of Pennsylvania.

Jeremy is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Boston University School of Law.

Jeremy can be found on Twitter at @jeremyshure.
Director of Innovation, Horizon Media
Mary Grove
Jeremy Shure is a Director of Invention for Horizon Media, Inc., the world's largest independent media agency. In this role, he launched and leads Horizon's startup incubator program and spearheads many of the innovation and venture initiatives across the agency.

Jeremy has spent many years an active mentor to a variety of Techstars programs across the country. He has a passion for entrepreneurship, a deep belief in the Techstars mantra of "give first", and he possesses deep experience and knowledge in mentoring early stage companies.

Aside from his work with the Techstars Foundation, Jeremy is a member of the National Board of Directors of Active Minds, is on the Board of Trustees for the JCC of Harrison, and is the past President of The Friends of the Israel Defense Forces, Young Leadership division, and is the President of his class at the University of Pennsylvania.

Jeremy is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Boston University School of Law.

Jeremy can be found on Twitter at @jeremyshure.
Director of Innovation, Horizon Media
Rod Robinson
Jeremy Shure is a Director of Invention for Horizon Media, Inc., the world's largest independent media agency. In this role, he launched and leads Horizon's startup incubator program and spearheads many of the innovation and venture initiatives across the agency.

Jeremy has spent many years an active mentor to a variety of Techstars programs across the country. He has a passion for entrepreneurship, a deep belief in the Techstars mantra of "give first", and he possesses deep experience and knowledge in mentoring early stage companies.

Aside from his work with the Techstars Foundation, Jeremy is a member of the National Board of Directors of Active Minds, is on the Board of Trustees for the JCC of Harrison, and is the past President of The Friends of the Israel Defense Forces, Young Leadership division, and is the President of his class at the University of Pennsylvania.

Jeremy is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Boston University School of Law.

Jeremy can be found on Twitter at @jeremyshure.
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