Startup Weekend Algiers

    Tuesday, January 1 - 3, 2019


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Startup Weekend Algiers

Tuesday, January 1 - 3, 2019



Tuesday, January 1 - 3, 2019
Event starts at 6:30 pm



Algiers, Algeria

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EVENT SCHEDULE

Tuesday January 1st


6:30 pm
Registration
Arrive at the venue and get checked in


7:00 pm
Dinner & Networking
Eat food, share ideas, practice pitches, get to know fellow participants


7:20 pm
Welcome & Speakers
Review agenda for the weekend and introduce speakers, coaches, and community leaders


7:30 pm
Pitches Start
Optionally line up to give your pitch


9:00 pm
Voting
Attendees vote for the top pitches


9:15 pm
Form Teams
Teams start forming and discussing ideas


10:00 pm
Begin Work
Start to formalize teams and take an inventory of skills. Be honest, and direct about what resources and skills are needed for the weekend. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Wednesday January 2nd


9:00 am
Breakfast
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee


9:30 am
Begin Work
Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend


12:00 pm
Lunch


1:00 pm
Check-In
After-lunch check-in, status reports, call for help


2:00 pm
Coach Meetings
Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!


6:30 pm
Dinner


7:30 pm
Check-In
After-dinner check-in, status reports, call for help


10:00 pm
Wrap-Up
Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Thursday January 3rd


9:00 am
Breakfast
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee


10:00 am
Check-In
Coaches arrive. Final opportunity to ask questions


12:00 pm
Lunch


12:30 pm
Coach Meetings
Coaches arrive… ASK QUESTIONS


3:00 pm
Presentation Prep & Tech Check
Final hours of worktime should be focused on perfecting your presentation, tech-check for final presentations also takes place


4:00 pm
Dinner


5:00 pm
Final Presentations


7:30 pm
Judging & Awards


8:30 pm
Wrap-Up


9:00 pm
Go Home!



Coaches and Mentors


Fredell Jacobs
General Manager: Enterprise & Skills Development

Fredell currently lead the Enterprise and Skills Development team at The Innovation Hub. He is passionate about entrepreneurship capacity development which is grounded in entrepreneurship ecosystem methodology. Prior to joining The Innovation Hub, he served as the founding CEO of the South African Startup Index (SASi), a company which designed monitoring and evaluation tools for entrepreneurship capacity development in support of investment visibility. As an independent consultant he advised the African Development Bank (AfDB) on the development of a strategic road map for youth entrepreneurship capacity development in Africa. He also served as Project Director for Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) at Wits Business School (WBS) and was the Co-Leader for the MIT 12th Global Start-up Workshop (GSW) after securing a competitive bid to host the world’s foremost student entrepreneruship conference in Africa for the first time. He was part of the opening team for the Centre of Entrepreneurship (CfE) at WBS, responsible for strategy and marketing


Organizing Team

Techstars Startup Weekend Algiers is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here

  • Yasmine
    boukhatem
  • ELIP
    algeria
  • Fatiha
    rachedi

Facilitators


Fredell Jacobs
General Manager: Enterprise & Skills Development

Fredell currently lead the Enterprise and Skills Development team at The Innovation Hub. He is passionate about entrepreneurship capacity development which is grounded in entrepreneurship ecosystem methodology. Prior to joining The Innovation Hub, he served as the founding CEO of the South African Startup Index (SASi), a company which designed monitoring and evaluation tools for entrepreneurship capacity development in support of investment visibility. As an independent consultant he advised the African Development Bank (AfDB) on the development of a strategic road map for youth entrepreneurship capacity development in Africa. He also served as Project Director for Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) at Wits Business School (WBS) and was the Co-Leader for the MIT 12th Global Start-up Workshop (GSW) after securing a competitive bid to host the world’s foremost student entrepreneruship conference in Africa for the first time. He was part of the opening team for the Centre of Entrepreneurship (CfE) at WBS, responsible for strategy and marketing


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