Want to Kick-Start Your Business Idea? Sign Up for Startup 48 -… – Volume One

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IF YOU START ME UP I'LL NEVER STOP. Participants and mentors meeting during Startup 48 in 2019, which was held at Jamf Software in Eau Claire. (Photo via Facebook)

IF YOU START ME UP I’LL NEVER STOP. Participants and mentors meeting during the Startup 48 event in 2019, which was held at Jamf Software in Eau Claire. (Photo via Facebook)

The registration deadline is coming soon for Startup 48, an annual event that invites entrepreneurs to take part in a 48-hour sprint to kick-start their businesses.

Now back for its fifth year, Startup 48 will be Oct. 8-10 at WIN Technology, 4955 Bullis Farm Drive, Eau Claire. The deadline to register is Thursday, Sept. 23.

Startup 48 is all about bringing entrepreneurial people together to experience the rush of launching a business in a short amount of time. Here’s how its described by the Eau Claire Area Economic Development Corp.:

During this 48-hour event, participants will start with an idea and create and minimal viable product (something that is ready to be introduced to the market). Startup 48 is open to anyone, of any age, who is interested entrepreneurship and wants to meet like-minded people in our community.

Past participants have come with a wide variety of backgrounds, including developers, coders, designers, marketers, financiers and business owners. Regardless of your background, everyone from serial entrepreneurs to those curious about startups are encouraged to attend!

The final Startup 48 pitches will be made at WIN Technology on Sunday, Oct. 10, at 5pm, and will be followed by an awards ceremony and after-party.

Learn more about Startup 48 and register online at www.startup48.co.