WHAT: Local entrepreneurs will make and launch new products for the huge educational technology market at Startup Weekend EdTech Sacramento. Investment in Education Technology in 2014 reached $1.36 billion in 2014 according to EdSurge. Some estimates place the global investment at $2 billion in 2015.

WHEN: Starts at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, May 15 and continues till Sunday, May 17 to design, prototype and create business plans. Final presentations will be given at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday and winners announced at 7:30 p.m.

WHY: Give entrepreneurs support and feedback from local tech and business leaders while competing for prizes.

WHERE: The Urban Hive, 1931, H Street, Sacramento CA 95811

About Startup Weekend

Startup Weekend is a worldwide movement of ambitious entrepreneurial minds who are looking to learn the basics of founding and launching a startup venture successfully. Startup Weekend is part of a global initiative called Up Global, which is focused on building a thriving startup community. Startup Weekends are a unique opportunity for those who may be interested in learning how to launch and expand their business dreams, or those just interested in connecting with other passionate community members.

Startup Weekend is one of the largest communities of zealous entrepreneurs with events in nearly 600 cities around the globe; from London to Brazil, to Fredericksburg to South Africa.

This Startup Weekend is supported by Google for Entrepreneurs, and by our local sponsors The Urban Hive, Rocket Department, Emtrain, SMUD, Sacramento Regional Technology Alliance (SARTA), and Apptology.