Startup Weekend Bahrain

    Thursday, November 15 - 17, 2018


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Startup Weekend Bahrain

Thursday, November 15 - 17, 2018



Thursday, November 15 - 17, 2018
Event starts at 6:30 pm

Bahrain FinTech Bay
3rd floor, Arcapita
P.O. Box 11299
Bahrain Bay, Manama

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No Talk. All Action. Build a Startup in 54 Hours!

Startup Weekend is an intense 54 hour event which focuses on building a web or mobile application which could form the basis of a credible business over the course of a weekend. The weekend brings together people with different skill-sets - primarily software developers, graphics designers and business people - to build applications and develop a commercial case around them. Projects pitched should be within the field of ICT and e-business.

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EVENT SCHEDULE

Thursday November 15th


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

Friday November 16th


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

Saturday November 17th


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!



Event Sponsors, and Partners

The Startup Weekend Bahrain team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
Learn how to become a sponsor here.


Host

Supporting Partner


Organizing Team

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

  • Amina
    Naar
  • Ali
    Abdulla
  • Rose
    Murad

Event Staff


Amina Naar
BD & Events Associate at Bahrain FinTech Bay

Event Organizer


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