Start-Up Weekend in Saint John, NB April 25-27, 2014

The 3rd New Brunswick Startup Weekend will be held on April 25 - 27, 2014 in Saint John, NB.

Startup Weekend is all about learning the basics of starting your own company and taking it through to a successful launch. The weekend features plenty of action, innovation and education.

Startup weekend is 54 hours of idea pitches, brainstorming, business plan development, building basic prototypes and final presentations. The weekends are designed to bring together technical and non-technical entrepreneurs and put them together with mentors, industry leaders, successful entrepreneurs, and other like-minded individuals. They are the perfect environment for you to test your idea and see if it is the next hot start-up.


Where:            Kent Theatre

                        24 Coburg Street

                        Saint John, NB

When:              Friday, April 25th at 5:30pm – Sunday, April 27th at 5:00pm

Registration:    StartUp Weekend 


The previous two New Brunswick StartUp Weekends were held in Fredericton and Moncton. The winning business ideas were for an app that lets people pay their parking meters online or with their phone, HotSpot Parking and an app for a customizable children’s ebook, called MooBooks. Maybe your idea could be the next winner.

If you are an aspiring entrepreneur, be sure to sign up for StartUp Weekend in Saint John. The ideas, energy, networking and learning may be the just what you need to get your business started.

If you are an Aboriginal entrepreneur, contact JEDI for more information about the JEDI Aboriginal Development Fund (JADF) which provides financial support to First Nation communities in New Brunswick, 506-444-5650.