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Ever wondered what it takes to be an entrepreneur?

The professional and personal challenges, the high and lows, the failures and the success?

Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures. It is the largest community of passionate entrepreneurs with over 1800 past events in 120 countries around the world in 2014.

The non-profit organization is headquartered in Seattle, Washington but Startup Weekend organizers and facilitators can be found in over 200 cities around the world. From Mongolia to South Africa to London to Brazil, people around the globe are coming together for weekend long workshops to pitch ideas, form teams, and start companies.

All Startup Weekend events follow the same basic model: anyone is welcome to pitch their startup idea and receive feedback from their peers. Teams organically form around the top ideas (as determined by popular vote) and then it’s a 54 hour frenzy of business model creation, coding, designing, and market validation. The weekends culminate with presentations in front of local entrepreneurial leaders with another opportunity for critical feedback.

Whether entrepreneurs found companies, find a cofounder, meet someone new, or learn a skill far outside their usual 9-to-5, everyone is guaranteed to leave the event better prepared to navigate the chaotic but fun world of startups. If you want to put yourself in the shoes of an entrepreneur, register now for the best weekend of your life!

Early Bird Registration ends
on January 31! Register now!

Startup Weekend is finally coming to Utah County! Join us Thursday February 20th through the 22nd at Camp 4 Provo, just outside historic Downtown Provo. With easy access to FrontRunner and I-15, we’re confident Camp 4 will be a great place to host.

If you’re an entrepreneur, developer, or designer we want you to come and join in on one of the most exciting events you can participate in. Only 100 Openings, so register fast as we don’t expect seats to stay open for long! Get 50% off if you register by January 31, 11:30PM. Tickets go full price at 12:00AM February 1.

Schedule, Speakers, Organizers, Judges and more will be updated as soon as we have it all lined up, so check back often!



Feb 20
  • Registration Starts
  • Dinner & Networking
  • Welcome & Speakers
  • Pitches Start
  • Attendees vote for the top ideas
  • Teams start forming and discussing ideas
  • Start to formalize teams and take an inventory of skills. Be honest, and direct about what resources and skills are needed for the weekend. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow


Feb 21
  • Lean Startup Training
  • Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
  • Lean Startup Training
  • Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend
  • Lunch
  • Call for needs & skills
  • Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!
  • Dinner
  • Mid weekend check-in, status reports, call for help
  • Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow


Feb 22
  • Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
  • Call for help (this is self motivated, so don’t be shy)
  • Lunch
  • Coaches arrive… ASK QUESTIONS
  • Gut check. Start prepping for presentations
  • Dinner
  • Judging & awards
  • Wrapup
  • Go home!
Tier 1 Sponsors
Tier 2 Sponsors

Garrett Gee

Designer, Founder   |  

Garrett Gee is Designer and Founder of Scan, a popular mobile app with over 50 million downloads around the world. Garrett founded Scan 2 years ago while a student at Brigham Young University. Since then, he has raised over $7 million from Google Ventures, Facebook, Lady Gaga and other Silicon Valley investors. Garrett also recently appeared on ABC’s Shark Tank. Garrett currently resides in Provo, Utah with his wife Jessica where he continues as CEO of Scan, a student at BYU, and captain of the BYU Men's Soccer Team.

Alex Lawrence

Vice Provost of Innovation and Economic Development at WSU   |  

Alex has been launching and growing successful companies for more than 20 years. He's pretty well-versed in business strategy, sales, Internet marketing, social media, venture and debt capital, mobile and web application development, franchising, mergers and acquisitions, exits, commercial real estate, and even operations.

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