Global Online Startup Weekend

Unite to Fight Covid-19

Our Unite to Fight COVID-19 Programs have concluded. Thank you to the thousands of remarkable people who made this such a global success. Read more about it and see the winners.

Stay home.
Work together.
Change the world.

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One country.
One team.
One idea at a time.

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Calling all developers, designers, marketers, nurses, doctors, students, scientists, teachers and anyone with an idea to tackle the challenges created by the global pandemic. This is your chance to join forces with like-minded people in your country and truly make a difference.

If you’ve ever been to a Techstars Startup Weekend, you know it’s one of the most thrilling 54 hours you can imagine. You experience the highs, lows, fun, and pressures that make up life at a startup. As you work, you’ll meet the very best mentors, investors and sponsors — all who are ready to help you refine your idea.

A Techstars Online Startup Weekend takes the best of our in-person experience and amplifies it with the scope and reach of the best digital tools available.



The Unite to Fight Covid-19 Startup Weekend:

  • Is run at a country level, enabling each Startup Weekend to focus on developing Covid-19-related solutions unique to each country.

  • Will bring together hundreds, even thousands, of participants to work on prototypes for three days. Geography is no longer a limitation.

  • Is an unprecedented opportunity for everyone interested in the topic to inspire and be inspired to work together and develop inclusive solutions.

  • Connects aspiring entrepreneurs with the best mentors from the Techstars global network.


Join us, make a difference — and experience the thrill of seeing your idea come to life.




Coming Soon to Dozens of Countries

This program came together quickly, and with so many passionate entrepreneurs eager to take part, continues to grow and evolve. For the latest on participating countries and dates, check back here and click Get Involved to sign up for updates.

The top 20 teams from around the world will go on to participate in a Techstars Innovation Bootcamp, an intensive three-day exercise in rapidly validating solutions and building companies.

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