Story excerpt provided by The Highland County Press.
Ever wonder what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Find out March 18-20 during Startup Weekend Athens, where the next great business idea could take flight.
“Startup Weekend is hands-down the best way to find someone you can actually launch a startup with,” said Jennifer Simon, director of the Ohio University Innovation Center. “For example, four strangers became the winning team, CrateKit, at our October event. They developed a new packaging system concept, 3D printed a prototype and built out a product website in just one weekend. More importantly, all of the participants established long-lasting relationships and developed professional, career-altering skills.”
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Originally published February 22, 2016.