Startup Weekend Plovdiv
Friday, March 17 - 19, 2017
Friday, March 17 - 19, 2017
Event starts at 6:30 pm
48 Sankt Peterburg street
Start the next Facebook right here, under the hills of Plovdiv
Startup Weekend is where you can make it, together with like-minded people. Working together with teams, mentors and fellow entrepreneurs to find your business model, idea validation and prototyping in 54 hours, you are not only learning to build a startup, but also get yourself ready to launch your products.
Startup Weekends are weekend-long, hands-on experiences where entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs can find out if startup ideas are viable. On average, half of Startup Weekend’s attendees have technical or design backgrounds, the other half have business backgrounds.
Beginning with open mic pitches on Friday, attendees bring their best ideas and inspire others to join their team. Over Saturday and Sunday teams focus on customer development, validating their ideas, practicing LEAN Startup Methodologies and building a minimal viable product.
We will have a special lecture during the afternoon on Sunday by Toptal's community manager - Asia Lindsay (@AsiaLindsay).
Born in Hong Kong, schooled at Oxford and now living everywhere and nowhere as a digital nomad, Asia leads the Europe community for Toptal, a network of the top 3% of developers and designers. Prior to Toptal she worked on growing the community at TED and Thousand Network.
On Sunday evening teams demo their prototypes and receive valuable feedback from a panel of experts.
What are you waiting for? Go and build the next big thing!
Friday March 17th
Saturday March 18th
Sunday March 19th
Belizar Marinov is an Investment Analyst with Eleven Ventures since 2013. He is also a founding member of the Association of Bulgarian Leaders and Entrepreneurs - ABLE. He holds an MSc in Finance from Tilburg University, the Netherlands and has completed additional trainings in US and UK.
Some of the important analytical products developed by Stoeff and the Industry Watch team are the Regular report on cost of labor, Wealth of households in Bulgaria and the Investment Destination Guide.
and market leader of cloud and hosting services in Bulgaria. Ever since co-founding
the company Borislav has been a generator of innovation and main engine behind
the technological advance of ICN.Bg.
Coaches and Mentors
Meanwhile, he hosts and facilitates events and discussion panels on topics connected with technology, business and innovation. In his free time he is a Co-organizer of the networking event Silicon Drinkabout Sofia, which attracts tens of startup enthusiasts every week. As to his education, in 2014 he left university and built his own educational program, by which he continues learning till today.
Kirill Andriychuk Andriychuk
Business Intelligence, Analysis and Reporting, Data Warehouse, BI tools and Automations
VP Innovation and Technology, ORAK
He loves algorithms, data structures, design patterns, software architectures and playing the piano.
Event Sponsors, and Partners
The Startup Weekend Plovdiv 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.
Techstars Startup Weekend Plovdiv is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here