Posts Tagged ‘StartupBus’

Midwest StartupBus nears its destination, could use your help

About 20 entrepreneurial strangers are in the midst of a three-day bus trek that quickly makes everyone friends.

The group pulled out of Kansas City early Sunday morning as one of seven buses from different regions participating in StartupBus North America, a competition focused on quickly building companies—think Startup Weekend on wheels—from just an idea to pitching interested investors in San Antonio by trip’s end. Five teams/companies were formed on the bus, and throughout the process they’ve been validating, researching, pivoting and pitching to each other …

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All aboard: StartupBus departs KC March 2 for 72 hours of hacking

What began as a joke, a whimsical notion—”What if we got on a bus to SXSW and just hacked?”—has now become a five-year tradition. With eight buses leaving from all corners of North America in early March, StartupBus has become much more than a transportation method. “Really the idea is taking this creation process of building a…

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SXSnippets: Building a business on a bus

Day 3 of StartupBus was a lesson in endurance. Many of us started the morning after logging just slightly more than four hours of sleep for the week. We gathered our gear and loaded the bus for our final leg into San Antonio/Austin. Today would be the day that the world would get to know GetWished.com. GetWished is Gifting Re-imagined. |

9:15 a.m. – Depart a Super 8 somewhere in west Texas — we …

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