Startup Weekend returns to Cedar Valley

Posted on Thursday, November 12th, 2015

Valyn Reinig, communications coordinator, Center for Business Growth and Innovation, 319-273-4345,

Lindsay Cunningham, Office of University Relations, 319-273-6728,

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Startup Weekend, powered by Google for Entrepreneurs, will return to the Cedar Valley Nov. 20 through 22 at Techworks in Waterloo as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week. This is a 54-hour event where developers, designers, marketers, product managers and entrepreneurs can come together to create ideas for new startup businesses.

Tickets for the event are $80 for adults and $50 for students. This includes entrance into the launch party, seven meals for the weekend and startup weekend gear. Free tickets are available for those who wish to attend only the launch party to network with professionals in the community. The launch party is from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 20, at the Techworks Campus, 360 Westfield Avenue, Waterloo.

For more information or to purchase a ticket, visit, or contact Valyn Reinig, communications coordinator for the Center for Business Growth and Communication, at 319-273-4345 or