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Startup Weekend’s Back in Trojmiasto. PayLane will be there.

The excitement after Startup Contest has barely died down and another event is coming up! The 2nd edition of Startup Weekend Trojmiasto will take place in two weeks. 100 aficionados of new technologies will meet again on 9-11 November in Pomeranian Science and Technology Park in Gdynia, Poland. The participants will work in groups that will have 54 hours to create and present a concept for a startup. The main idea behind the event is to get specialists in different fields, such as programming, marketing and design, to work together on a project. After two intensive days, the teams present their ideas to the judges, who then will give them valuable feedback and choose the winner of Startup Weekend Trojmiasto. Our Managing Director Karol Zielinski is one of coaches that support teams in creating process.

Why attend Startup Weekend Trojmiasto?

Startup Weekend Trojmiasto is not only a meeting for specialists in different fields. The participants’ cooperation results in innovative startups that continue to thrive online even after the event has ended.  Startup Weekend  is the largest community of passionate entrepreneurs with over 400 past events in 100 countries around the world in 2011. Attending the Trojmiasto edition is also a chance to meet potential investors and win numerous awards, such as a trip to Malta for Startup Demo Day 2013, live interview on a national TV station or free online payments from PayLane. The organizer of SWT is invemax foundation.

Startup Weekend Trojmiasto will be also a part of Global Entrepreneurship Week. Thanks to that the winners will be eligible to compete in Global Startup Battle not only for fame and glory but also for very cool prizes – trip to Global Entrepreneurship Congress in Rio De Janeiro, trip to Silicon Valey, $50,000 in services and more!

Who and how can attend?

According to the organizers  Startup Weekend attendees’ backgrounds are roughly 50% technical (developers, coders, designers) and 50% business (marketing, finance, law). What unites all attendees is a common interest in entrepreneurship. To register go to Eventbrite page, choose the appropriate ticket and join us on 9th November!

Sociologist and researcher, particularly interested in what happens at the interface between individuals and society, nature and culture. Fan of commercials- claims that ads are Art! Admires pure form in any field of art. At PayLane responsible for good visibility, audibility, readability and brand presence. Thinks about new markets, channels and partners. Open to any form of cooperation. After work - follower of the slow food movement. Always finds time to support NGOs.

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