Startup Weekend is a 3-day ideathon where groups of startup enthusiasts pitch their ideas, experience startup life and build new ventures.
For a quick overview of what Startup Weekend is, click here.


Over the weekend from Friday, May 5th
to Sunday, May 7th, 2023


At Westhive Co-Working Basel, Sandgrubenstrasse 44, 4058 Basel
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Connect with other creators

Startup Weekend is a great place to connect with passionate people driven to build something new. There is no better place to meet new friends, colleagues, mentors, and co-founders.

Start something great

Knowing you’re not alone can make all the difference. Startup Weekend provides participants many opportunities to engage and connect with like-minded individuals — and truly start something amazing.

Learn from the best

Learn what it really takes to innovate, disrupt, and start a company from people who’ve been there. Startup Weekend features deep experiential learning guided by an experienced hand.

Improve your knowledge

Sometimes you really need more skills and knowledge to go to the next level. Startup Weekend also goes deep on specific topics or skill sets. Just what you need to progress quickly.
Hear from former participants …
Get inspired by our experienced facilitators and speakers


Reginald Bien-Aime

Reginald Bien-Aime

Managing Partner Synerdreams Ltd

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Either as startup coach, mentor, advisor, consultant speaker, event host or jury. Reggie loves to keep busy with the Startup Community. His wide expertise extends to all fields of innovative business.

Co-Facilitator And Happiness Manager

Rebecca Roberts

Rebecca Roberts

Coach, Speaker and Spacemaker Inner Architecture

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Rebecca is a spacemaker and natural storyteller – she creates and holds space for exploration and discovery. She works as a facilitator for clarity and understanding and uses her gift to help teams and individuals declutter headspace for increased creativity, mental-ease and intentional action, so that they can fully step into the role of creator in their own lives.


George Papa

George Papa

Project Manager and Startup Activities Coordinator Berlin Architectural Network

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George was involved for the last 12 years in the startup scene in Berlin after he founded there his e-learning startup in 2010. George has written two books on Metaverse and Artificial Intelligence. He has organized and was guest speaker at over 30 startup events and hackathons.