NEXT @ SXSW, For Free!
Startup Weekend and our partners Steve Blank and Startup America are excited to announce NEXT @ SXSW in Austin, TX!
We are excited to share that Startup Weekend is partnering with Startup America to host a special edition of NEXT at SXSW Interactive! We are offering ten startups enrollment in an abbreviated four-day version led by Steve Blank on March 4th-17th.
Startups participating in SXSW will receive hands-on feedback, including morning program sessions and one-on-one mentoring. The teams will then spend their days engaging potential customers, honing their business model, participating in office hours, and receiving invaluable feedback from investors, media and large corporations.
Our NEXT: Customer Discovery program is an educational course with a comprehensive curriculum rooted in Steve Blank’s Customer Development methodology, built around in-person interactions with potential customers and delivered by an accredited NEXT instructor. Already in 43 international cities, NEXT is comprised of a series of video lectures and weekly-three hour workshops with instructors and mentors including Steve Case, Ben Huh, Jason Cohen and Bob Dorf.
So far, the list of coaches and mentors for SXSW includes: