Recap: Startup Weekend Reno 2014

The Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship was one of many Startup Weekend Reno sponsors. The event, which challenges teams to build a business in 54 hours, marked the end of Reno’s first Startup Week. Here’s a recap in case you couldn’t attend.

DAY 1: Friday, Nov. 21

One Million Cups Reno organizer Krysta Bea Jackson took a photo at the Freight House at Aces Ballpark before Startup Weekend participants arrived.

Mignon Fogarty teaches a media entrepreneurship course at the University of Nevada, Reno. She shared this picture of the official Startup Weekend shirt:

Nolan Nicholson was one of two University students who won a ticket to Startup Weekend after entering a contest hosted by the OCE.

As Day 1 drew to a close, attention turned to the Startup Weekend trophy.

DAY 2: Saturday, Nov. 22

Teams settled on names for their businesses, and OCE staffers like Rick Winfield took part in the action.

Local media also showed its Startup Weekend love.

Meanwhile, Nolan Nicholson (pictured bottom left) and his team participated in a radio interview.

The Startup Weekend trophy also made an appearance.

DAY 3: Sunday, Nov. 23

Participants let off some steam before the final pitches. OCE Assistant Director Kylie Rowe is pictured in the center.

And then it’s right back to business.

The Mobile Brake Service, offering 24-hour brake repair in Reno, took home the top prize. Congratulations to all the winners.