Learn how to think, work, and build like a startup in just 3 days.

Friday 3 November–Sunday 5 November 2023


We are delighted to announce we are teaming up with Edinburgh Innovations to bring you Techstars Startup Weekend.

Come with, or without a business or social enterprise idea, join a team and startup in just three days. This high-energy weekend will give you a fast-track experience of turning your ideas into reality. Perfect for all student and recent graduates from the University of Edinburgh.

Meet like-minded people, learn new skills and have something to add to the CV. Learn how to test your idea and have a go at starting up. You’ll have business advisers, student ambassadors and our strong entrepreneurial community to help you along the way.

Application deadline

THe deadline for applications is 10am on the 23 October 2023.

The event is completely free and we’ll feed you for the whole weekend.

Who can attend?

All current students and recent alumni (two years post-graduation) from the University of Edinburgh.

You don’t need any experience in enterprise to take part, the event works best when we have a mix of students from all courses and backgrounds.