I attended the Blackstone LaunchPad & Techstars Startup Weekend (Oct 23- Oct 25) hosted by UC San Francisco (UCSF). I would like to share my personal experience of the event. Fun fact: our team placed first!

group picture taken after the award ceremony

But first, what is LaunchPad Startup Weekend?

LaunchPad Startup Weekend is a crash course for students early in their entrepreneurship journey. Within 2.5 days, attendees form teams around their ideas to learn about the basics of entrepreneurship such as market research, defining minimum viable product, customer validation, business model canvas, etc. In only 54 hours participants learn how to launch a startup! …

Ashley Montazer

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