Publisher: Startup Weekend
Date: February 8, 2012
Regions are fueled, applications are open and today StartupBus announced the first 5 regions (of 10) to be selected for this year’s roadtrip-cum-hackathon to SxSW. Florida, Ohio, L.A., Silicon Valley and NYC will be going head-to-head, competing for glory against the best doers in tech. The first five regions were selected based on the caliber of applicants, the buzz generated and sponsorship gathered. New regions will be announced in the upcoming week.
What is StartupBus?
StartupBus is an invitation-only community of hackers, hustlers and hipsters passionate about startups who compete in an annual hackathon-style competition on buses traveling across America at 60 mph towards Austin in time for SxSW, where teams will pitch to top-tier angels and VCs. The competition is intense, the constraints are challenging and the bonds forged are testament to the shared experience Buspreneurs share. Read more here.