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Here are the teams!

Cargo Stand – Heesoo Cargostand is an ergonomically designed stand for laptop and ipad users on-the-go. The product also functions as a holder for the laptop and ipad that carries accessories such as a keyboard, mouse and stylist. Currently laptop … Continue reading

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Maker Startup Weekend Bay Area Kicks off with a Bang

Maker Startup Weekend Bay Area Kicked off with a bang at 9am as the TechShop opened its doors. The crowd flooded in anxious to sign up for the classes being offered throughout the day including: • Laser Cutting • 3D … Continue reading

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Experimenting at Full Scale: Rachel Kalmar on Being a Maker

Interviewed by: Ahmed Siddiqui Rachel Kalmar was the winner of the Health track at Mega Startup Weekend in October 2011 and is a co-founder of Senstore, a startup developing a medical tricorder (http://www.qualcommtricorderxprize.org/), by focusing on making sensor data accessible … Continue reading

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Experimenting at Full Scale: David Lang on Being a Maker

Interviewed by: Ahmed Siddiqui David Lang is a Co-Founder of OpenROV (@OpenROV), an open source underwater robot project. He also writes the Zero to Maker column on the MAKE Magazine blog, where he chronicles his head-first dive into the maker world. … Continue reading

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Overwhelming Response!

Whoa! Thank you to everyone who responded so quickly with interest in participating in Maker Startup Weekend. We’re very excited about such an overwhelmingly strong response. Unfortunately, due to space limitations, the event has completely sold out. However, because there … Continue reading

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Pre-Event Mixer – Open to Everyone!

Maker Startup Weekend is going to be truly unique. We’re excited to see what the teams come up with given the tools, materials and mentorship. In order to get the conversation started, we’re hosting a pre-event mixer at TechShop this … Continue reading

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Making – The Heart of Entrepreneurship

“That’s really the heart of entrepreneurship: wanting to make something happen” – Tim O’Reilly

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What exactly is a Maker Startup Weekend?

Good question! It’s a full-scale experiment in possibility. Two of the biggest trends in innovation are on a collision course for March 2-4 at TechShop in San Francisco: Startup Weekend & Rapid Prototyping. Like the traditional Startup Weekend, teams will … Continue reading

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Teams at Startup Weekend Building Physical Stuff!

While Startup Weekend teams have typically focused on web-based endeavors, we saw a big shift in October of 2011 during Mega Startup Weekend. A team called “Live Home Free” utilized motion sensors, Bluetooth technology and a mobile interface to develop … Continue reading

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Maker Startup Weekend!

Startup Weekend is a global network of passionate leaders and entrepreneurs on a mission to inspire, educate, and empower individuals, teams and communities. Come share ideas, form teams, and launch startups. Get ready for the first ever Maker Startup Weekend! … Continue reading

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