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Ben Franklin TechVentures to Host StartUp Weekend

 Lehigh Valley Tech ( )invites aspiring entrepreneurs to StartUp weekend at Ben Franklin TechVentures ( on Friday evening, November 2nd through Sunday, November 4th. Guests will pitch their startup idea and receive feedback from their peers. Teams form around the top ideas, as determined by popular vote, and then it’s a 54-hour frenzy of business model creation, coding, designing, and market validation. The weekend will culminate with presentations to local entrepreneurial leaders with another opportunity for critical feedback. Register at

Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures. It is the largest community of passionate entrepreneurs with more than 400 past events in 100 countries around the world in 2011.