San Sebastian Gastronomy Startup Weekend

San Sebastian Gastronomy Startup Weekend

Get ready for 54 hours of entrepreneurship!

Are you passionate about gastronomy? Experience three intense days during which you’ll discover ways of transforming gastronomy and bringing it into the future.
The San Sebastian Gastronomy Startup Weekend is the ideal place for finding a team, creating a prototype, proving a business idea and receiving feedback from judges and mentors, all within 54 incredible hours.

Who is it for?
We welcome participants from any sector and with any specialism or area of interest: entrepreneurial and creative types, hospitality professionals, foodies, makers, developers, food and drink connoisseurs, designers, engineers, managers, chefs, communicators and anyone who loves gastronomy.

What should I bring? 
Plenty of energy and an open mind so that you can learn from the best mentors! You should also bring ideas for sharing with the other attendees. Together, we’ll choose the best ideas before creating the teams that will take them forward. You can come with friends, though the experience will be far more comprehensive if you all end up in different teams. Your ideas can be linked to any issue or proposal for improving the gastronomy value chain. It might be a social, financial or educational matter, or simply a niche area or specific problem with a solution that you feel would benefit people, create transformation and generate a positive impact, in addition to being financially viable. Your proposal may involve the creation of a physical prototype, a food product, a new methodology or a web or mobile app. It is essential that you have not done any previous work on your idea, so that it can be better developed over the course of the weekend. 

“I love it. 
But I don’t have any ideas!” It's not just about the idea, it's about the team! Teams will be formed to take forward the ideas that receive the most votes on the first day, meaning you can bring your knowledge and experience to the business idea that most inspires you. Everyone matters during the Startup Weekend. 

Your ticket includes: 

Six full meals during the weekend (delicious, of course).

Benefits and discounts with our global sponsors.

Amazing guidance from our mentors.

A network of new developers, designers and entrepreneurs who are excited to be agents for change in Spain.

All the Internet, coffee and biscuits that you can consume in one weekend.


Sign up now! If you're still unsure, watch the video of a Startup Weekend. Send us your questions to: Don’t wait any longer—join the Techstars Startup Weekend movement! No talk, all action. Check out this video of what to expect. If you feel inspired, you can book your place at the “Buy Ticket” link. If you still have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us at Don’t wait any longer—join the Techstars Startup Weekend movement! Where will it take place? In the new LABe - Digital Gastronomy Lab, in the Prism space in Tabakalera.

No talk, all action!

For more details about the event, visit Send your questions about the event to the organising team at