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FSU 3 Day Startup

Published January 19, 2012

3 Day Startup is an entrepreneurship education program designed for university students with an emphasis on learning by doing. The idea is simple: start tech companies over the course of three days. The weekend is designed with two specific goals in mind: kick-start new student-run companies and build entrepreneurial capabilities in students and their university communities.

You connect with cofounders, make friends, drink too much caffeine, and learn by doing.

18 events on 4 continents have given rise to 16 companies receiving $4 million in funding. 7 companies from 3DS have been accepted to accelerators such as Y Combinator, 500 Startups, and Dreamit Ventures.

Students ranging from freshmen to freshly-minted PhDs, with diverse backgrounds, including computer science, business, engineering, law, digital design, communications and others.

March 23 3PM To March 25 9PM

College of Communication and Information University Center C Miller Hall The Florida State University

All accepted applicants receive:
Free cloud hosting from Rackspace for one year (up to $1000/month of usage).
Free access to Microsoft BizSpark.
A legal services package from DLA Piper designed for startups incorporated in the United States
Prerequisite leading to a 3 credit hour Directed Independent Study

Apply now!
Applications close on March 2, 2012
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When you support 3 Day Startup, you expose your company to desirable audiences and encourage the best model for entrepreneurship education. Donors can support 3 Day Startup through monetary sponsorship, mentorship, and in-kind donations or services.


Contact Jonathan Adams
(978) 226-8834

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