Startup Weekend to ring NYSE Opening Bell, marking entrepreneur milestone

Startup Weekend has come a long way since its birth just three years ago, and the non-profit will celebrate the creation of 100,000 entrepreneurs by ringing in the NYSE Opening Bell next Friday, Dec. 28.

The Seattle-based entrepreneurial education non-profit hosts 54-hour coding marathons where teams of geeks develop and design new products. The organization hosts the events in more than 100 countries and 400 cities around the globe each year.

Startup Weekend alumni have collectively raised over $75 Million for new ventures and created thousands of new jobs around over the world.

  • http://twitter.com/kavla Kav Latiolais

    Congrats to the Startup Weekend team. You’ve done excellent work and amazing things over the past few years. Great to see it getting recognized.

  • http://www.facebook.com/marc.nager Marc Nager

    This is a huge tribute to SW organizers & facilitators around the world! Without all of your work as community leaders, this wouldn’t happen, so THANK YOU!… A real testament to the global entrepreneurial movement in general!

    • http://andrewhy.de/ Andrew Hyde

      Go go SW!

  • Kristjanfreyr

    Amazing work, the SW team should be very proud!

  • http://www.facebook.com/da2nana David Osei

    Awesome work team SW, am very proud to be associated with you