Startup Weekend Peshawar is in Full Swing! – First Day
It is Friday evening and Startup Weekend Peshawar is live. As we sit here and write, the teams are thinking of great ideas to add to their plans so that they can win the event.
Startup Weekend Peshawar is changing the way people think about the city. They aim to bring the immense talent in the city of Peshawar to light. The 54 hour event is designed to shape ideas, bring forth business plans and finally give the startups a chance to pitch their ideas in front of potential investors. Big names in the Pakistani IT industry are a part of the event and we are looking forward to some amazing startup ideas.
At the University of Peshawar Startup Weekend event. Warm welcome. Room full of enthusiastic aspiring entrepreneurs pic.twitter.com/rtoDKPm7v2
— jehan_ara (@jehan_ara) December 13, 2013
The event has already created the right kind of stirs. It was the most talked about event today and trended for almost 10 hours on Twiiter. You can follow the official Twitter hashtag for the event (#PeshawarSW) to find out more minute by minute updates.
Startup Weekend Peshawar kicked off today! #swpeshawar. No Talk, All Action!
— The AppJuice (@TheAppJuice) December 13, 2013
Right now the air is filled with excitement as the top 10 teams have been selected after a whole evening’s work. These teams will now go on to compete heads on with each other and exhibit creativity, innovation and commitment. As the teams get ready to call it night, we can vouch that tomorrow is going to be a big day for all of them.
— Salman Ahmad (@SalmanAhmad) December 13, 2013
What’s going to happen, who’s going to win…we don’t know yet but we will be the first ones to know. As the official media partners of the Startup Weekend Peshawar, The AppJuice will bring you the best of the updates, live from startup weekend Peshawar. We have a lot of interesting ideas in our bag: you get to find out what these startups are all about, which teams are taking lead over others and opinions of the participants. All you have to do is stay tuned.
Till tomorrow then…sleep tight and don’t let the bugs bite!