Startup Weekend is a 54-hour event, which helps educate, support, and empower people to become entrepreneurs. Friday, March 4, 2016 at 6:00 PM - Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 9:00 PM (CST)

The goal is to get between 50-100 active duty/veterans/spouses educated about entrepreneurship and engaged in our local community. Also, that the individuals that participate here, go on to compete in the Louisiana Startup Prize qualifying weekend.

Startup Weekend is the world’s starting point for entrepreneurship. The is where designers, developers, marketers, and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams, and launch startups. We are organizers dedicated to fostering local entrepreneurship to strengthen our community.

Military entrepreneurs are more likely to succeed due to their discipline and focus. This event is designed to provide them with the tools they need to learn and grow here in the SBC.