Startup Weekend Manizales

    Friday, September 26 - 28, 2014


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Startup Weekend Manizales

Friday, September 26 - 28, 2014



Friday, September 26 - 28, 2014
Event starts at 6:30 pm



Manizales, Colombia

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EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday September 26th


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 September 27th


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 September 28th


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 Manizales is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here

  • Oscar
    Soto F.

Facilitators


Vivian Arias
Co-directora Founder Institute Costa Rica

Dirige Founder Institute capítulo Costa Rica.
Participó en la planeación e implementación de Yo Emprendedor programa que tiene como misión fomentar el emprendimiento y desarrollar el ecosistema emprendedor en Centroamérica.Coordinó Link Inversiones primera Red de Ángeles Inversionistas en Costa Rica.   
Ha sido investigadora del Centro de Investigación de Sistemas de Innovación de Fraunhofer Institute, Karlsruhe, Alemania, enfocándose en la investigación y  análisis de diversos aspectos de la actividad empresarial y el apoyo a la creación de empresas, análisis de  métodos innovación y la gestión de la tecnología y metodologías como Roadmapping para el mejoramiento de PYMES.
Ha participado en el desarrollo de planes de emprendimiento e innovación para universidades  e instituciones financieras. 
Administradora de Negocios con énfasis en Mercadeo, tiene un posgrado en Innovación y Gestión Tecnológica.


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