Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Startup Vikes: Create a Business in One Weekend

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Startup Vikes Weston IconFostering the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

Inspired by Startup Weekends, StartupVikes provides the opportunity for individuals who have a business idea or who want to work in a startup the ability tcreate a business in ONE weekend. Open to students, faculty, alumni and the Northeast Ohio community at large, the weekend-long event is now in its sixth year.

The 2020 event will be held February 21st through 23rd. More information, including registration for the event can be found on

Past Winners:
2020 - You could be a Startup Vikes Winner! Register here.
2019 2018
2017 2016
2015 2014
  • Read about the April 24-26th, 2015 event in an article from the Cauldron here.
  • Read about the inaugural event, view the July 2014 article from the Cleveland Stater here.