Startup Weekend Sponsored Resources

Startup Weekend events offer participants access to a variety of resources to help get you started! Before is a breakdown of the different resources that are made available during your event!

Google is teaming up with Startup Weekend to help developers and entrepreneurs launch new startups by working with Startup Weekend to launch a series of pre-event Bootcamps! For more info and to find a bootcamp near you visit http://startupweekend.org/google

Microsoft BizSpark is a global program designed to help accelerate the success of early stage startups, providing software, support and visibility.
Request your post-event enrollment code at http://startupweekend.org/bizspark

CloudMine provides a better backend for your mobile apps. Spend time building your app, not building the server-side platform required to run it. See your SW Facilitator to obtain your $50 promotion code (that’s 100,000 API calls) to be used during signup or on your billing page at cloudmine.me.
Need help? Reach out to us at support@cloudmine.me or visit cloudmine.me/sw to
enter our Startup Weekend support chat room.

SendGrid makes it easy for developers to integrate email functionality into web applications. Integration is simple and flexible via SMTP and/ or a suite of APIs.
Sign up for 200 emails/day for free (no coupon needed) from SendGrid.com, Heroku Add-ons sites, Cloudbees Ecosystem or the AppHarbor Add-ons sites. Hosting your app with Rackspace, Softlayer or Windows Azure? Get 40k, 25k or 25k emails/month respectively – free of charge (no coupon needed). After the weekend: Get the Bronze plan for free for 3 months by using coupon code “sendgridandswFTW” while signing up for a new account or upgrading from a free account.

OpenTok by TokBox allows developers to build live group video chat into their Web experience using an extensive set of Javascript or AS3 libraries.
How it can help: Use it to seamlessly add video chat to your site or mobile AIR app. Visit http://www.tokbox.com/opentok/api/tools/js/gettingstarted for tutorials, documentation and an API key.

 



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