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Google Startup Weekend at Codefi

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Cape Girardeau will host its first Google Startup Weekend, an internationally renowned event that brings together entrepreneurs, designers, developers and startup enthusiasts to participate in 54 hours of taking innovative business ideas
from concept to launch.Whether participants found companies, find a cofounder, meet someone new, or earn a skill far outside their usual 9-to-5, everyone is guaranteed to leave Startup Weekend better prepared to navigate the chaotic but fun world of startups.

“Google Startup Weekend is a tremendous opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs in the southeast Missouri region to take their next step toward success. It’s a chance to take that idea you’ve been tossing around, and finally make it a reality…in one weekend”, said Caitlin Schlichting, Co-Founder of Digital Refresh and an event organizer. There will be knowledgeable and successful entrepreneurs in attendance to inspire, share and mentor each team throughout the weekend, including a
Google Certified Facilitator. Glenn Campbell, co-founder of HatWorld, Inc. (now known as LIDS) and Chris Dittmer, Worldwide Program Director for Software as a Service, a $2 Billion IBM Software division are among the coaches that will
participate.

If you want to put yourself in the shoes of an entrepreneur, register now for the best weekend of your life! The event is being held March 13-15 at Codefi.