Posts Tagged ‘Startup Weekend’

This man created Juristat to predict the future of patents

Juristat is using big data to predict the future… at least for your patent application. The Software as a Service (SaaS) company allows users to plot their chance of success in all aspects of the patent application process. Among the many features, Juristat can tell an attorney the number of allowed (approved), pending and abandoned patent…

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Everything you need to know about the four IA Startup Weekends this fall

At this point, Startup Weekends are fairly common occurrences across entrepreneurial communities. But it’s not often that four Startup Weekends are organized within a few weeks of each other in the same state.

Starting on Sept. 5, there will be four Startup Weekends hosted across Iowa—Sioux City, Iowa City, Des Moines and Cedar Falls—in the span of just over two months…

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Two Kauffman-backed programs join forces to create UP Global

Startup Weekend and the Startup America Partnership—both supported by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation—today announced they will start up a joint organization, UP Global, a “full-spectrum support service” intended to take entrepreneurs from pre-idea through high-growth …

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Why corporations should care about startups and entrepreneurs

As a large corporation participating in the startup space, one of Sprint’s core objectives is to help cultivate an entrepreneurial community in Kansas City. If you are like me, you are still learning exactly what that means. Clearly there are benefits to engaging in this space, but what are those benefits? Why should corporations care and ultimately help startups and entrepreneurs?

When Sprint first engaged in the startup and entrepreneurial community in Kansas City, we got this question a lot. And my answer really hasn’t changed much since our first interaction at Hack the Midwest in the summer …

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