StartUp Weekend Sunshine Coast Resounding Success

4 May, 2014
Author: Charles Hodgson

[Video]The first ever Start Up Weekend to be run on the Sunshine Coast has been deemed a resounding success with over 40 people pitching their start up business ideas in front of 140 spectators on Friday night, with 17 teams forming and launching 17 of the Sunshine Coast’s newest businesses inside just 54 hours.
The teams survived the 54-hour event (assisted by a lot of coffee and 14 highly experienced business mentors) pitching their final business propositions to a panel of 4 esteemed judges on Sunday night. VR Smart View was announced as the winner of over $15,000 in prizes as well as a range of discounts and other items through Start Up Weekend’s global program,