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Rackspace Startup Program Global Startup Event Guide: June 2012

June marks the beginning of the Summer Solstice, Father’s Day and International Picnic Day. In Silicon Valley, Tesla Motors will begin customer deliveries of Model S, the world’s first premium electric sedan. The 2012 Atlantic hurricane season kicks off on the first of the month. In the words of Al Bernstein, “spring being a tough act to follow, God created June.”

Within the startup movement, there are plenty of events happening globally in June 2012. The Rackspace Startup Program is here to keep you up to date with valuable information on events and happenings inside the global startup community. What follows is a partial list of global startup events complied by contributors of StartupDigest:

Austin, Texas
Refresh Austin
Lean Startup Meetup

Barcelona
Barcelona Startup Job Fair
Startup Weekend Barcelona

Berlin
This Week in Startups Berlin
Berlin Tech Meetup

Birmingham, UK
Government Open Data Hack Day
LAUNCH – Games and Digital Meetup

Brazil
Sebrae Startup Day
Demo Day da Startup Farm

Buenos Aires
Conexión Startup
DjangoDay

Chicago, Ill.
Chicago Startup Weekend
Rock Health – Healthcare Boot Camp Chicago

Cologne
Cologne Clojure
Startup Day @University of Cologne

Copenhagen
Smartcamp Kickstart Denmark
Copenhagen Startup Weekend Academia

Geneva
Actes’Industries
Rural development and Social Entrepreneurship

Hamburg
Random Hacks of Kindness
Startup Weekend Hamburg 2012

Helsinki
Startup Sauna Demo Day
Aaltoes Build It

Italy
Startup Weekend Turin
Intesa Sanpaolo Startup Initiative – ICT

Kansas City, Kan.an.
Hack the Midwest
Startup Beers

Latvia
Rapid Prototyping
Entrepreneur Opportunity Forum

London
Girls in Tech London Launch Event
SWITCH Conference 2012

Los Angeles, Calif.
Santa Barbara Startup Weekend
Lean Startup Machine LA

Melbourne
WeTeachMelbourne: Startup and Business Speed Teaching
CocoaHeads

Miami, Fla.
Miami Think Tank on Entrepreneurs and Small Business
Building with Bootstrap

Montreal
Random Hacks of Kindness
BuildSocial

New York City, NY
Using Kickstarter to Launch Your Product
Startups: Their Journey to Success

New Zealand
Transit of Venus Forum
Auckland Startup Weekend

Oslo
Norwegian Developers Conference
Startup Summer

Paris
Made in ESCP Europe
4ème assises des Medias Sociaux

Philippines
IdeaSpace: #Technopreneur Bootcamp @ Ateneo De Manila
WebGeek Meetup

Poland
Startup Sprint Youth
Bitspiration

Portugal
Porto 3 Day Startup
SWITCH Conference

San Diego, Calif.
Startup California – San Diego Launch
Startup Weekend

Scotland
PM Camp Aberdeen
Bootstrapd

Seattle, Wash.
Start-up False Starts – the Top 10 Legal Missteps of Start-ups
AngelHack Summer 2012

Seoul
Start-up APEC, Booting-up Economies
beLAUNCH 2012

Singapore
5th Seed Forum Singapore
SuperHappyDevHouse

Silicon Valley
Fireside chat with Eric Ries and Hiten Shah
The First Steps to Starting a Startup

Stuttgart
CyperOne 2012
Gründerstammtisch

Taipei
PyCon Taiwan 2012
Startup Weekend Kaohsiung

Toronto
Lean Startup Machine Toronto
Extreme Startups Demo Day

Vancouver
The Lean Crossroad: Lean Startup + Internet + Entrepreneurship
Vancouver Democamp 14

Vienna
EuroVis
Startup Live Vienna

Washington, DC
Startup Weekend Virginia – EDU
Startup Weekend DC – GOV 2.0

Startups…get involved with the movement and participate in an event in your community. There is no better time than now to build or strengthen your network. Networking with other entrepreneurs allows you to form and maintain a strong circle of contacts that will serve you well for years to come.

If you are an entrepreneur with a new idea in cloud computing, an application that makes people’s lives better or the next big thing online, drop the Space Cowboys a note and let us know about it.

Check out more news, articles and Startup Spotlight features from the Rackspace Startup Program.

About the Author

This is a post written and contributed by John McKenna.

John McKenna loves startups and is a Space Cowboy with the Rackspace Startup Program. He also crafts customer stories and produces really cool videos for the Customer Reference Program. John enjoys telling stories through his writings…and loves the beach, the ranch, his dog Blue and most of all his three beautiful daughters.


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