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From concept to startup in 54 hours

Startup Weekend HamiltonStartup Weekend returns to Hamilton this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Mohawk will host the 54-hour event which focuses on helping entrepreneurs connect with like-minded people to turn concepts into reality.

Geared towards software developers, graphic designers and business people, Startup Weekend was founded by a global network of leaders and entrepreneurs on a mission to inspire, educate and motivate others. People come to the event to share ideas, form teams and launch startup companies.

Startup Weekend Hamilton2 has been organized by Hamilton Regional Innovation Centre, the Innovation Factory and Software Hamilton. For this year's event, Startup Weekend Hamilton has partnered with other local innovation centres from Halton and Niagara to attract participants from those communities.

The first Startup Hamilton weekend was held last October and attracted a large crowd of designers, developers, students and business people. This year's event will be held in the Collaboratory at Mohawk College's Fennell Campus.

Tickets are $99 per person or $49 for students. For more information or to register visit the Startup Hamilton website.

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