Middle Eastern Startups, Are You Ready to Battle against San Francisco, Tokyo and 21 more cities?

Are you ready to compete against startups from San Francisco, Boston, Sao Palo… Startup Weekend just announced the first “Global Startup Battle,” to challenge and inspire entrepreneurs from around the world during Global Entrepreneurship Week.

Global Startup Battle will tie teams from over twenty StartupWeekend events taking place during Global Entrepreneurship Week (November 12-21) in cities around the world from San Francisco to Sao Paulo, from Boston to Beirut and beyond. The winning team from each event will have 24 hours to create a 90-second video pitch that highlights their freshly-launched product or service. Viewers from around the world will then be invited to view the video pitches and vote for their favorite concept. The winners will take home an assortment of cash and prizes from partners and one-on-one time with a celebrity venture capitalist or angel investor.

So are you pumped? We are confident you will be creating awesome products and can’t wait to show the world what we are capable of! Yalla let’s do this! Sign up today if you haven’t done so already.

Startup Weekend Global Entrepreneurship Week Events:

Weekend #1
November 12-14, 2010
Weekend #2
November 19-21, 2010
Beirut, Lebanon
Boston, MA
Chicago, IL, USA
Cleveland, IL
Dallas, TX
Detroit, MI, USA
Indianapolis, IN
New York, NY
Portland, OR
Seattle University, Seattle, WA
Sofia, Bulgaria
Tulsa, OK
Athens, Greece
Bay Area
Chihuahua, Mexico
Kazan, Russia
Lexington, KY
Miami, FL
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Tokyo, Japan
Twin Cities, MN, USA

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