Startup Weekend is an international entrepreneur event which since 2007 has been held in most parts of the world. Denmark has been held Startup Weekends in Copenhagen, Aarhus and Aalborg, and in particular companies like The Eye Tribe, Qstar, Ever Places and Planely born of Danish Startup Weekends.
The concept is simple: over 54 hours to get from idea to fly the finished product. On Friday pitcher participants ideas to each other, the best is chosen and formed teams around the ideas. Over the next two days working teams intensively to develop the idea, so they are ready to present it in front of a jury Sunday afternoon. The jury will evaluate ideas, business potential, and the team with the most viable idea wins.