Friday, April 21 - 23, 2017

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Friday, April 21 - 23, 2017

Friday, April 21 - 23, 2017
Event starts at 5:30 pm

Hermanas Mirabal, Dominican Republic

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Startup Weekend High School Hermanas Mirabal, ¡Ven y Vive la Aventura de esta Gran Experiancia! ¡Saca tu idea del cascarón!

  • Este es un evento dirigido a estudiantes de 3º y 4º de Bachillerato con deseos de aprender sobre el mundo del emprendimiento. Startup Weekend es un espacio donde descubrirás tu potencial y las personas idóneas para poner en práctica tus ideas. 
  • En este evento aprenderás que si tienes las ideas y el potencial solo necesitas conocer personas que te complementen y te ayuden a crecer, por ti, tu familia y tu provincia.    

          ¡Ven y vive esta experiencia! ¡Saca tu idea del cascarón!

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Friday April 21st

5:30 pm
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
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 22nd

9:00 am
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee

9:30 am
Begin Work
Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend

12:00 pm

1:00 pm
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

7:30 pm
After-dinner check-in, status reports, call for help

10:00 pm
Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Sunday April 23rd

9:00 am
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee

10:00 am
Coaches arrive. Final opportunity to ask questions

12:00 pm

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

5:00 pm
Final Presentations

7:30 pm
Judging & Awards

8:30 pm

9:00 pm
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Organizing Team

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

  • Patricia
  • Luis
  • Mirierci
  • David
  • Alfredo
  • Manuel
  • Julissa
  • Deyanira


Rajive Ahuja
Volunteer & Guest Faculty

Rajive is a Marketing & CSR professional and has been working with various companies in his 35 years long career. He is also passionate about Yoga and Meditation. He is trained by the AOL Foundation to conduct courses on Life Skills, Yogic Breathing Techniques and Meditation. He donates him time to the Art of Living Foundation as a volunteer, as he earnestly believes in the positive impact these techniques could have in enhancing the lives of individuals and of society as whole.

Silvina A. Zelaya G.
Facilitadora & Organizadora Startup Weekend

Hondureña de nacimiento, Centroamericana de corazón. Lic. en Administración Industrial & de Negocios, cofundadora de StartupReef.co, Emprendedora de impacto social, Desarrolladora de negocios para Startups, Youth Action Net Fellow,  Coordinadora de Emprendimiento y Docente en UNITEC, Facilitadora y organizadora de Startup Weekend como Techstars Startup Programs 

Quote: "Lo importante no es lo que dices que haces; lo importante es lo que estás haciendo para que eso pase." #Hacelopue

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