Startup Weekend - Ecotourism

    Friday, November 24 - 26, 2017

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Startup Weekend - Ecotourism

Friday, November 24 - 26, 2017

Friday, November 24 - 26, 2017
Event starts at 3:30 pm

Namgay Heritage Hotel
Near Kelki School
Thimphu, Bhutan

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Tourism is Bhutan's second largest industry. Let your idea make a mark.

The broad theme of the event is ecotourism. All ideas related to ecotourism such as environment, agriculture, community, nature, technology in tourism etc. are most welcome. 

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Friday November 24th

3:30 pm
Registration of participants and attendees

4:15 pm
Arrival of invited guests
Arrive at the venue and get checked in

4:30 pm
Welcome & Speakers
Facilitator leads the pre-pitching session. Experience sharing by a successful entrepreneur Mock-pitchescoaches, and community leaders

5:00 pm
Pitches Start
Optionally line up to give your pitch

6:30 pm
Attendees vote for the top pitches

7:15 pm
Form Teams
Announcement of shortlisted ideas and team formation

7:50 pm

8:15 pm
Briefing to the teams formed about the next two days’ work

Saturday November 25th

8:00 am
Breakfast at the venue. All participants and mentors to be at the venue by 9 am.

9:00 am
Begin Work
Facilitator announces the time table for the mentors. Teams book time slots with mentors

10:00 am
Introduction to lean model canvas workshop (tentative)

10:30 am
Teams develop their ideas further with the help of mentors

1:00 pm

2:00 pm
Check in
Market survey and customer validation

7:00 pm

8:00 pm
Teams gather back at venue and work on developing the MVP

Sunday November 26th

8:00 am
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee

10:00 am
Teams work with mentors to develop the MVP and get their presentation ready. Some team members might continue to get more market survey done.

12:30 pm
Coach Meetings
Coaches arrive… ASK QUESTIONS

1:00 pm

2:00 pm
Presentation Prep & Tech Check
Teams work on getting the final presentation, MVP and prototype ready

4:00 pm
Practice/mock presentation in teams with mentors’ help

4:30 pm
Check In
All guests and participants seated

5:00 pm
Guest Arrival
Arrival of the Chief Guest

6:45 pm
Declaration of results and awards ceremony

7:30 pm
Keynote address by the Chief Guest

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