Techstars Startup Weekend San José

    Friday, June 28 - 30, 2019


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Techstars Startup Weekend San José

Friday, June 28 - 30, 2019



Friday, June 28 - 30, 2019
Event starts at 6:30 pm



San José, Costa Rica

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EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday June 28th


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 June 29th


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 June 30th


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 Costa Rica is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
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  • Milena
    Chaves
  • Sofia
    Sojo
  • Paola
    Rodríguez
  • David
    García

Facilitators


David García

Ingeniero en biotecnología del TEC de Costa Rica. Ha realizado pasantías en USA y México. Fundador de Plantech (2009), emprendimiento que busca desarrollar alternativas orgánicas al uso de agroquímicos y co-fundandor de Cibus (2014), primera empresa de biología sintética de Centroamérica, busca transformar el suero de leche en biodiesel. Con estos proyectos ha logrado importantes reconocimientos a nivel nacional como Yo Emprendedor y el Concurso Nacional de Emprendedores, y a nivel internacional como Desafío Intel y Cleantech Open donde obtuvo el primer lugar en su categoría. Investigador y profesor del TEC en biología molecular, bioinformática y biología sintética ha sido mentor en Startup Weekend y Yo Emprendedor. Recientemente fue nombrado como uno de los 40 innovadores menores de 40 según el periódico El Financiero. 


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