StartupNL & Navigate Present: Startup Weekend Corner Brook

    Friday, April 1 - 3, 2016


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  3. Speakers
  4. Coaches and Mentors
  5. Organizing Team
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StartupNL & Navigate Present: Startup Weekend Corner Brook

Friday, April 1 - 3, 2016



Friday, April 1 - 3, 2016
Event starts at 6:30 pm

Grenfell Campus
20 University Dr.
Corner Brook, Newfoundland & Labrador A2H 5G4

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Build Your Startup In Just One Epic Weekend!

Navigate and StartupNL present Startup Weekend Corner Brook. If you have ideas (and who doesn't) and want to actually do something about it, come and join us.

This weekend can change your life.  

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EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday April 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

Saturday April 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

Sunday April 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!



Speakers


Rob Byrne
Founder, UCDeploy



Coaches and Mentors


Ed Fidgeon-Kavanagh
Chief Presentationist, Clearpreso

Ed is a pitch consultant who has helped startup clients raise over $20 Million in funding.

He helps his clients to deliver winning presentations that replace the usual “death by powerpoint” style of presentation with one that is simple, clear and engaging.

Having come from a business background he approaches presentations from both a business-sense as well as design standpoint, knowing that for a winning pitch both aspects need to be well thought out.



Will Martin
Founder, LiveDuel

Will loves all things startups. He founded LiveDuel after graduating from a masters in Global Entrepreneurship and Management, where he studied in three continents. LiveDuel is a fan activation platform for sports. LiveDuel work with fantasy sports companies, sports teams and leagues as well as sports media companies to engage with their users and help them understand their fans.

With an undergraduate degree in Economics and Computer Science he loves to solve problems on the business side as well as the technology side. 


Roger Power
Startup Ambassador, Startup Weekend in NL

Roger Power is a Canadian technology entrepreneur (VersusTechnologies.com & Sport.ca), a seed-stage investor and startup enthusiast.

He is co-founder of Startup Newfoundland & Labrador and as Startup Ambassador is actively linking startups globally. As the first Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Memorial University, he was an strong advocate for student startups

Roger provides advice and mentorship to a portfolio of early stage technology companies.


Rob Byrne
Founder, UCDeploy



Organizing Team

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

  • Sean
    St. George
  • Roger
    Power
  • Ken
    Carter
  • Jason
    Janes

Facilitators


Will Martin
Founder, LiveDuel

Will loves all things startups. He founded LiveDuel after graduating from a masters in Global Entrepreneurship and Management, where he studied in three continents. LiveDuel is a fan activation platform for sports. LiveDuel work with fantasy sports companies, sports teams and leagues as well as sports media companies to engage with their users and help them understand their fans.

With an undergraduate degree in Economics and Computer Science he loves to solve problems on the business side as well as the technology side. 

Event Staff


Jacqui Walsh



Jose Lam



Julie Pitcher



Janice Turner



Todd Hennessey



Robert Gallant



Brent Decker



Denise Gibbons



Chad Simms



Lynn Kendall



Marilyn Forward



Mark Tierney



Sonya Lane



Matt Murley

Born in Corner Brook but raised on the internet, Matt is an entrepreneur and owner of social media agency and consultancy Modern Marketing.

Dabbling in computer programming and website development in the past, Matt's true passion is the written word and the English language instead of programming languages.

Writing content has always been a big part of his life, either as a hobby and/or job in some capacity. He's written for the local newspaper and a variety of blogs all over the internet.


Ed Fidgeon-Kavanagh
Chief Presentationist, Clearpreso

Ed is a pitch consultant who has helped startup clients raise over $20 Million in funding.

He helps his clients to deliver winning presentations that replace the usual “death by powerpoint” style of presentation with one that is simple, clear and engaging.

Having come from a business background he approaches presentations from both a business-sense as well as design standpoint, knowing that for a winning pitch both aspects need to be well thought out.



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