Entrepreneurs invited to work on new business ideas at Startup Weekend Athens

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.

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