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StartupBus - a roadtrip with a difference

A roadtrip starting in San Francisco with friends, but with the twist of launching a startup on arrival in Austin in time for SxSW.

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StartupBus began as a wild idea: A roadtrip starting in San Francisco with friends, but with the twist of launching a startup on arrival in Austin in time for SxSW.

The Question: What could people produce under extremely tight time and resource constraints?

The Answer: Six functional prototype web services, which were built, presented to a panel of high profile investors. The winning team was offered funding to turn their prototype into an actual business. 

StartupBus has evolved from an experiment to a competition and an international support community and an entrepreneurial ecosystem. 

Buses now depart from Europe and a number of locations throughout the States.

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Sounds so much fun!
I wonder how long this will take though.

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