Startup Weekend Prince George

    Friday, September 30 - October 2, 2016


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Startup Weekend Prince George

Friday, September 30 - October 2, 2016



Friday, September 30 - October 2, 2016
Event starts at 6:30 pm

The HUBSPACE
1299 3rd Ave
Prince George, British Columbia V2L 3E6

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Meet talented peers in Prince George, pitch your ideas, work as a team, and create something amazing in only 54 hours.

Entrepreneurs, creators, leaders, and community members will work together over a weekend (54 hours) to create products, services, and businesses. By the end of the weekend, each team will have a Startup that they will be able to pursue, as well as the experience gained from working with experts and peers to prepare a product.

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EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday September 30th


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 October 1st


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 October 2nd


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!



Organizing Team

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

  • Lakeysha
    O'Neill
  • Matt
    Hutcheon
  • Shauna
    Harper

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Lakeysha O'Neill



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