ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To help accelerate ideas into reality, the Post-it® Brand from 3M is
sponsoring Startup Weekend, a program through the non-profit UP Global
that helps entrepreneurs launch their businesses in one weekend. As part
of this sponsorship, Post-it Brand will provide products to
approximately 300 Startup Weekend events throughout the United States.
Through this partnership, the Post-it Brand will play a vital role in
the idea-building and sharing processes among the events’ participants.
Post-it Products used to brainstorm at the Startup Weekend events
include: Post-it Big Pads, Post-it Easel Pads, Post-it Full Adhesive
Roll, and Post-it Super Sticky Notes. The Post-it Brand will also be
filming a series of videos that will be featured on
post-it.com/collaborate to help inspire others to turn their big ideas
“The Post-it Brand is excited to sponsor Startup Weekend and support
their spirit of fostering creativity and innovation among the nation’s
leading entrepreneurial minds,” said Jeff Hillins, global business
director for Post-it Brand. “Through this sponsorship, we look forward
to learning how Startup Weekend’s participants use Post-it Products to
help them create bigger, better ideas together.”
Startup Weekend participants will also have the opportunity to submit
entries to a photo contest, in which organizers and attendees can take
inspiring photos of their team using Post-it Products for a chance to
win a prize sponsored by Post-it Brand.
"There is a high correlation of the most successful teams and the
quantity of ideas captured on the walls at Startup Weekend events,” said
Marc Nager, CEO of UP Global. “Post-it Products are already such a
natural fit for our community, and we're excited to support even more
collaboration with 3M's help."
Visit post-it.com/collaborate to learn about brainstorming and project
planning techniques. To find a Startup Weekend event near you, visit
About Startup Weekend
Startup Weekend is a non-profit
organization that supports the development and expansion of
entrepreneurship through events worldwide that educate aspiring
entrepreneurs by immersing them in the process of moving an idea to
market. Startup Weekend has built a network of more than 150,000 alumni
and thousands of volunteer organizers spread across more than 600 cities
in more than 110 countries. Google For Entrepreneurs, Coca-Cola, Amazon
Web Services, and .CO are global partners. Startup Weekend is part of UP
Global, the umbrella non-profit organization that serves entrepreneurs
by building thriving startup communities around the world through it's
various programs and initiatives. For more information, visit http://www.up.co/programs.
3M captures the spark of new ideas and transforms
them into thousands of ingenious products. Our culture of creative
collaboration inspires a never-ending stream of powerful technologies
that make life better. 3M is the innovation company that never stops
inventing. With $31 billion in sales, 3M employs 89,000 people worldwide
and has operations in more than 70 countries. For more information,
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