São Filipe, 9 Nov (Inforpress) – The fruit and tourism sectors are themes for the twentieth edition of Startup Weekend (SW), which runs from Friday to Sunday at the Employment and Vocational Training Center in the city of São Filipe.
The fruit and tourism areas chosen for this year’s edition of Startup Weekend are sectors in which the Fogo Island has great potential and the local authorities of the three municipalities have developed policies and measures for the use and development of these potentialities, encouraging families to invest, especially in the fruit-growing area where Fogo occupies the top spot.
According to a press release from Cheetah Start, responsible for the organization of 2018 Startup Weekend, this is a 54-hour event where a set of resources, incentives and a network of contacts are provided to enable entrepreneurs and teams to immerse themselves in the process of creating a startup, from the gestation of the idea to the launch of the project.
The edition of São Filipe (Fogo) takes place after the last weekend of the event in the City of Mindelo (São Vicente), followed by its realization in the City of Praia, Santa Maria (Sal), Tarrafal de São Nicolau and Porto Inglês (Maio), in a total of six editions.
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