The upcoming 3 Day Startup Austin in April 2018

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December 15, 2017

The cradle of some of the most promising startups of current generation, 3 Day Startup Austin will be launching its 2018 season in April next year. Organized by the esteemed University of Texas (UT), the event covers a 72-hour-long learning-by-doing workshop which aims to impart entrepreneurial lessons to university students. The program is also open to other interested graduate and post graduate students from other universities and colleges. It's not important which stream you are from. The only thing is that if you have the zeal and spirit to make it as an entrepreneur- you are welcome to take part in 3DS Austin. The best part is that the program coaches the participants in a hands-on environment so that they can equip themselves with the knowledge of starting and running a business in the practical world.  Any kind of business idea is welcome in the 3DS.

Date and venue

Date April 6-8, 2018

Venue- Capital Factory


What can you expect in 3 Day Startup Austin 2018?

·         Bootcamp

The event will commence with a Bootcamp which will be held couple of weeks prior to the start of the actual program on April 6. The Bootcamp will extend an excellent opportunity to participating students to meet and get themselves acquainted with chief entrepreneurship principles. They will also get an idea on the best practices to optimize their journey in the 3DS.

·         Day 1

Participants will arrive at the designated venue and meet their facilitators. Your facilitator will lead you and your team through serious brainstorming, team selection principles and preliminary pitches or feedback.

·         Day 2

The 2nd day will teach participants on the modules of customer discovery, intermediate pitches and will host feedback sessions as well. You will mostly learn about the strategies to generate business model through structured mentorship and best business credit cards.

·         Day 3

The 3rd day will be all about pitch workshops and final pitches or demos  before top-notch mentors & investors.


In-house arrangement of accommodation, work space and refreshments

The event will take care of participant's  accommodation as well as meals, snacks and drinks. Moreover, the program will also offer workspace (on rent) and support participants with anything required to select a business idea to delivering a viable product by the 3rd day. After the event winds up, the participants will end up with a robust level of skills, networking prowess and motivation to march ahead with their startups.


Huge success rate

3DS has given birth to highest number of successful startups compared to any other weekend entrepreneurship event. The event has already run more than 300 programs in the US as well as internationally. The 3DS programs have helped more than 90 companies to receive more than 85 million USD in capital funding till date. Besides, more than 30 startups from the event have been readily accepted by high end accelerators like Tech Stars, Y Combinator, Capital Factory, Dreamit Ventures and 500 Startups.


Registration for 3 Day Startup Austin 2018 will start from February.