Why Attend?

Why should I attend Startup Vikes?

SUV_lightbulb_icon_2017_150dpi Learn through the act of creating. Startup Vikes is all about learning while you create – you don’t just learn theory – you build your strategy and test it as you go.
SUV_network_icon_2017_150dpi Network with Cleveland area makers and do-ers. Startup weekends like Startup Vikes attract those with an entrepreneurial spirit. The event offers opportunities to network with attendees, mentors, judges and the community. You will build long-lasting relationship and possibly walk away with a job, find your co-CEO or even a potential investor.
SUV_skill_icon_2017_150dpi Learn a new skill. Startup Vikes is a collaborative environment dedicated to inspire creativity – it’s the perfect time to take advantage of our team of mentors to work on a new platform, learn a new programming language or to try something different.
SUV_launch_biz_icon_2017_150dpi Actually LAUNCH a business. Startup Vikes has helped TWENTY-SIX teams launch businesses since 2014.
SUV_change_icon_2017_150dpi Learn how to change quickly. The methodology taught at Startup Vikes helps business change and adapt quickly in today’s mercurial business environment. 36% of Startup weekend businesses are still going strong after three months of the event.
SUV_winning_icon_2017_150dpi Best of all, winning teams will have access to cash and valuable services.

November 17-19, 2022