Attendee Resources

Whatever you are building, our global partners and community have put together some fantastic resources to help you build your idea. Below you will find a curated list of the best resources to help you through the weekend.

Partner Resources




Google for Startups is Google’s initiative to help your startup thrive, no matter where you live. As an attendee of Startup Weekend, you are now part of the Google for Startups community, which gives you access to the best of Google. This includes Google products, connections, and best practices to help your startup grow.

Startup Weekend Attendees can redeem $3k in Google Cloud credits, (instructions to apply will be provided during the weekend). Best practices, tools and other Google resources for attendees, can also be found at



.CO is the domain name of choice for innovators and entrepreneurs all over the world. From startups and small businesses to big brands and multinational corporations, .CO is where big ideas belong on the Web. We are proud to offer all Techstars Startup Weekend participants access to a free .CO domain. Get more information at



Community Perks and Discounts

Take advantage of perks and discounts offered to all Techstars Startup Weekend particpants at

Useful Tools and Services

Search for Apps/Tools

  • The Toolkbox



  • Batchbook

Market Research

  • LaunchRock
  • Google Insights
  • AYTM
  • Education Index

Keyword Research

  • SEMrush
  • Google Keywords
  • Wordtracker


  • SmartUp
  • legalzoom
  • RocketLawyer
  • UpCounsel

Traffic Research

  • Quantcast
  • Compete


  • Prezi
  • SlideShare
  • Haiku Deck
  • GoAnimate
  • YouTube

Customer Service

  • Get Satisfaction
  • UserVoice
  • Influx


  • Expensify
  • Chargify
  • Clear Books

Communities/Local Events

  • Eventbrite
  • Meetup
  • BigTent

Women Focus

  • Women 2.0
  • Girls in Tech

Corporate Support Programs Worth Checking Out

  • BizSpark
  • Pay Pal Developer support program
  • AT&T Developer Program

Design/UI Tools


  • Balsamiq
  • Mockingbird
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • iPlotz


  • SpriteCow
  • Skitch
  • Color Choose

Dev Tools

  • Cloudmine
  • Visual Studio
  • Aptana
  • Chromium
  • Google Apps
  • GetFireBug
  • Get Postman
  • Rubular
  • Ruby Toolbox
  • Gigster
  • MonkeyLearn
  • Onederful

Email Integration

  • Sendgrid


  • .CO
  • Pop

Text Editor

  • Macromates
  • Sublime Text


  • Heroku
  • Github
  • Bluehost
  • StartLogic
  • Windows Azure
  • FireHost
  • Wowrack
  • Media Temple
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Unfuddle


  • Codeacademy
  • Udacity
  • App Sumo

Lean Methodology Sources

Techstars Startup Weekend Courses


Task Management

  • Asana
  • Podio

Project Management Tools

  • Pivotal Tracker
  • PBWorks
  • SpringSled

Mailing lists/groups

  • Google Groups


  • Wufoo
  • Google Forms
  • Survey Monkey

Personal Storage

  • Box
  • Dropbox
  • Drive

Social Media/Marketing

  • Unbounce
  • WildFire App


  • CheckThis

Social Networking

  • Facebook Fan Pages
  • Ning Communities


  • Facebook Like
  • Add This
  • ShareThis

Ad Promotion

  • Linkedin Ads
  • Facebook Ads
  • Google Ads

Startup Promotion

  • Untorch

Business Cards


Email Marketing 

  • Mail Chimp
  • Constant Contact
  • iContact
  • aWeber
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