Analyze Techstars Startup Weekend

Startup Weekend is a three-day program where aspiring entrepreneurs can experience startup life. In hundreds of cities around the world.

Page load speed analysis

  • 71/100

    Good result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    608 ms

  • Resources loaded

    1.1 sec

  • Page rendered

    694 ms

  • Total page load time

    2.4 sec

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We analyzed page load time and found that the first response time was 608 ms and then it took 1.8 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 30% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 60.7 kB
    Images 3.3 MB
    Javascripts 313.9 kB
    CSS 209.8 kB

    In fact, the total size of main page is 3.9 MB. This result falls beyond the top 1M of websites and identifies a large and not optimized web page that may take ages to load. 70% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 3.3 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 60.7 kB
    • After minification 55.8 kB
    • After compression 18.1 kB

    HTML optimization

    HTML content can be minified and compressed by a website’s server. The most efficient way is to compress content using GZIP which reduces data amount travelling through the network between server and browser. HTML code on this page is well minified. It is highly recommended that content of this web page should be compressed using GZIP, as it can save up to 42.6 kB or 70% of the original size.

    • Original 3.3 MB
    • After optimization 3.1 MB

    Image optimization

    Image size optimization can help to speed up a website loading time. The chart above shows the difference between the size before and after optimization. Startup Weekend images are well optimized though.

    • Original 313.9 kB
    • After minification 313.9 kB
    • After compression 114.8 kB

    JavaScript optimization

    It’s better to minify JavaScript in order to improve website performance. The diagram shows the current total size of all JavaScript files against the prospective JavaScript size after its minification and compression. It is highly recommended that all JavaScript files should be compressed and minified as it can save up to 199.0 kB or 63% of the original size.

    • Original 209.8 kB
    • After minification 208.9 kB
    • After compression 34.1 kB

    CSS optimization

    CSS files minification is very important to reduce a web page rendering time. The faster CSS files can load, the earlier a page can be rendered. needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 175.6 kB or 84% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

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Our browser made a total of 78 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 79% of them (62 requests) were addressed to the original, 8% (6 requests) were made to and 4% (3 requests) were made to The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (608 ms) belongs to the original domain

Additional info on


The browser has sent 70 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Startup Weekend. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 4 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.











Possible request optimization













Normal result

IP address uses IP addresses which are currently shared with 16 other domains. The more sites share the same stack of IP addresses, the higher the host server’s workload is. It is strongly recommended that the host server should be changed or the hosting provider should be requested to give a different (separate) IP address for this domain.

Normal result

IP Trace

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A 60
A 60
A 60
A 60
NS 86400

HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate has no SSL certificate. Web browsing can be safer with HTTPS connection, so we suggest that it should be obtained for this site.

Poor result

Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 29.9% of all visits is United States. It’s good for that their server is also located in United States, as that enables the majority of their visitors to benefit from a much faster page load time.

Good result

Good result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph data is detected on the main page of Startup Weekend. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook:

Language and encoding

Good result


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Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and it matches the claimed language. Our system also found out that main page’s claimed encoding is utf-8. Use of this encoding format is the best practice as the main page visitors from all over the world won’t have any issues with symbol transcription.

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