Tickets for Spring 2013 on sale now!


PDXSW-Spring2013Grab your ticket now for this Spring’s Portland Startup Weekend – April 26-28th, 2013. Whether you have a business idea or a skill that is necessary in building a successful startup, this is an event aspiring entrepreneurs should not miss! This exclusive event is an exciting opportunity to be part of the action taking innovative business ideas from concept to launch in 54 hours. It could change the course of your career, it could change your life! Local CEOs, founders and startup veterans will be on-hand to provide expertise and share their experiences in the fast-paced world of technology startups.

Registration is now open to a limited number of participants across three categories: “Hackers” (Developers – engineers/coders/developers; anyone that can and will write code), “Hipsters” (Designers – anyone with a background in design/graphics/user experiences) and “Hustlers” (Non-technical – business, marketing, PR, or anyone else with a non-technical background). Here’s registration link: The event will be hosted again at PSU Business Accelerator.

Early-bird ticket price for the entire weekend is $85 until April 1, which includes meals, meeting space for breakout teams, mentoring/coaching, networking and more! After April 1, ticket price will go up to $99. See full tentative schedule on our home page, along with additional information and breaking news about the event. Also, come join us on Facebook ( and Twitter (@pdxsw). Get your ticket now, then come join the conversation and spread the word about Portland Startup Weekend!

To get the most out of Startup Weekend, please plan to sign-up for “Boot Camp” the Saturday before on April 20th from Noon-6pm at NedSpace (1400 SW 5th Ave between SW Columbia St and SW Clay St). Boot Camp will cover everything you need to know about Startup Weekend, give you an opportunity to meet fellow participants and organizers, and of course includes time for pitch practice. Tickets for Boot Camp are being sold separately for $25 each.

And if that’s not enough Portland Startup Weekend for you, then come to the Pre-party on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 from 5:30pm – 8:00pm at Green Dragon Bistro & Brewpub. This is a great chance to share ideas on how to get the most out of Portland Startup Weekend. Come practice your pitch with fellow PDXSWers, gather interest in your idea before the event, and make connections before the big day. And of course, drink some beer. No host, all ages. Please RSVP on Eventbrite: for the pre-party.

Portland Startup Weekend Main Event
Friday, April 26th to Sunday, April 28th at PSBA

Portland Startup Weekend Bootcamp
Saturday, April 20th from Noon – 6:00pm at NedSpace

Portland Startup Weekend Pre-party
Wednesday, March 27 from 5:30pm – 8:00pm at Green Dragon Bistro & Brewpub