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Startup Weekend Oakland

September 15, 2016
Category: Events in Oakland

Startup Weekend Oakland – October 21-23, 2016

Feed your entrepreneurial spirit this coming weekend with a three-day event bringing entrepreneurs and investors from the East Bay and San Francisco Bay Area together to focus on issues facing the Latinx Community in one of the most pioneering and diverse cities: Oakland. 


Startup Weekend Oakland: Latinx Tech Edition
Friday, October 21 (6:00pm) thru Sunday, October 23 (9:00pm)
Kapor Center for Social Impact
2148 Broadway • Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 488-6600


Latinx focuses on the growing, powerful Latin community, which is expected to make up a quarter of the U.S. population in the near future. This weekend is focused on identifying and designing products & services that can help this community prosper. Oakland Startup Weekend promises to deliver an engaging and informative event that prepares attendees for the challenges startups face.


Led by expert panel judges Mitch Kapor, Monique Woodward and Andrew Tang, the Latinx Tech Edition features coaches and mentors from companies including IDEO, Google, and more. This event is sponsored by the Kapor Center and Kapor Capital, which is dedicated to maximizing positive social impact by helping the world of tech and entrepreneurship become more diverse and inclusive.


Oakland’s Startup Weekend is an ideal time to meet Silicon Valley entrepreneurs who have built their own companies, investors who are looking for new businesses to fund, and mentors that are looking to help budding entrepreneurs realize their ambitions. From idea pitching to product and service design, this event gives attendees the opportunity to network with Bay Area leaders, develop entrepreneurial skills, and work on a team to solve real problems facing the San Francisco Latinx community.


To learn more about Startup Weekend, or to purchase tickets


Conveniently located just 5 minutes from Startup Weekend, Piedmont Place Oakland provides a comfortable night’s sleep in the heart of Oakland’s growing cultural and business district. With easy access to restaurants, area attractions, and public transportation, you’ll be able to experience all that Oakland has to offer, while you expand your network and build your skills as an entrepreneur during Startup Weekend. Call our Oakland motel at (510) 658-0550 or go to to book your stay with us.

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