[Phpwm] 12-14th November - Hackathon - Birmingham Launch48

David Goodwin david at codepoets.co.uk
Fri Oct 15 11:08:46 UTC 2010


Interested in being involved in a techy startup?
Want to have something useful to put on your CV when applying for jobs?
Want to gain some experience / learn from others?
Need something exciting to do on a weekend in the middle of November?

Read on.... :)


(BSP-A are the kind people who provide us a room for free)

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: 	Birmingham Launch48
Date: 	Thu, 14 Oct 2010 18:04:51 +0100
From: 	Simon Jenner <Simonj at bsp-a.com>
To: 	<david at codepoets.co.uk>


Please could you promote this event to your PHP members – We need lots
of good techy people to help the teams produce a web app business in
48hrs (it’s like a hackathon with a business twist)



Not sure about the event and want to see what happened at the March
event – check out the video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLwNqLV8vG4

frantic, /energy-fuelled/, /entrepreneurial /weekend!

Event type: Entrepreneur, web, techy

Date: Friday 12th – Sunday 14^th November 2010
Time: Fri: 6pm – 10pm, Sat: 8:00am – 9:00pm, Sun: 8:00am – 9:00pm

Location: Faraday Wharf, Birmingham Science Park Aston.

Event description: Launch48 – be involved in creating and launching a
web business in 48 hours!

Signup: **http://birmingham.launch48.com/tickets/

What is offered:

If you’re interested in web apps, the internet, business, meeting new
people, and want to be involved in launching a brand new web app,
register for Launch48.

The aim of Launch48 is to bring together participants from different
backgrounds and levels of experience in the web industry to
think/plan/develop and launch one or multiple web apps in one weekend.

That’s right, in 48 hours! It’s a frantic, energy fuelled,
entrepreneurial event designed to engage all participants while offering 
the opportunity to learn and meet new people.

The aim of the event is to create a web app and anyone who is interested 
in learning or participating can attend. Typically launching a new 
business will require the following skills, so if you possess any of 
these skills please consider attending:

     * Management
     * Design
     * Development
     * Marketing/PR/Communications
     * Finance
     * Legal

For more information visit the website http://birmingham.launch48.com


We have industry leading mentors to help guide the teams throughout the

Registration - To book a ticket please go to

Act now if you are interested whilst places are still available!

*Simon Jenner*

*Entrepreneurs for the Future (e4f)*

*m: 0121 2503503*

*l: www.linkedin.com/in/jenners <http://www.linkedin.com/in/jenners>*

*t: @entrepreneurs4f*

*w: www.bsp-a.com/e4f <http://www.bsp-a.com/e4f>*

Birmingham Science Park Aston

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· *A**: *Birmingham Science Park Aston, Faraday Wharf, Holt Street,
Birmingham, B7 4BB

· *T*: +44 (0)121 250 3503 · *F*: +44 (0)121 250 3567 · *E:
simonj at bsp-a.com <mailto:simonj at bsp-a.com> **·* *W*: www.bsp-a.com

/“Opportunity to innovate through partnership”///

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