Be a part of the Global Startup Battle!

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In case you didn’t know, Startup Weekend Des Moines is part of the 2013 Global Startup Battle (GSB). The Global Startup Battle is the largest startup competition in the world. You can find out more on the GSB website, but suffice to say that there are a ton of great prizes and reasons to participate.
Grand Prize (Battle Champion)

$20,000 USD in match funding from Google for Entrepreneurs for an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign (Custom campaign creation and support from Indiegogo included)

Visit to Google Headquarters for 3 team members, flight and lodging included

Mentoring with Google experts

Google Hangout with entrepreneurial celebrity

Industry specific introductions (We’ll make introductions to people and companies that can help you be successful)

more

Runners UP (2nd and 3rd Place)

$10,000 USD in match funding from Google for Entrepreneurs for an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign (Custom campaign creation and support from Indiegogo included)

Visit to Google Headquarters for 3 team members, flight and lodging included

Mentoring with Google experts

Google Hangout with entrepreneurial celebrity

more

These prizes are just a start, there are plenty more ways to win in GSB Circles! These are themed contests that ANY team at ANY Startup Weekend during Global Entrepreneurship Week can enter. There are circles for Women, Amazon Web Services (Activate), and E-Commerce.

All these are in addition to some great local prizes. Register now and be a part of the Global Startup Battle.

[Credit: Much of this post was shamelessly copied from our friends at Startup Weekend Chicago. We ran short of time and hope they’ll forgive us for using some of their copy. #peaceandblessings]