5 Tips to prepare yourself for Startup Weekend Alexandria
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Startup Weekend Alexandria is coming up fast, so we’ve prepared some helpful tips to help you make the most out of it. The weekend will pass by quickly, but as long as you keep a few things in mind, you’ll be in control of your time. Read on for some helpful tips.
1. Come prepared
First you have to make sure you read the F.A.Q page before the event.
2. Pick Your Idea
If you already have an idea, you would want to pitch it in the event, and form a team around it to develop it into something you can actually share with the world. You need to make sure that your idea can be implemented by a small team into a working prototype in just a weekend.
3. Perfect presentation for pitching
There will be no presentation slides at the event , you will have to count on your presentation skills, Make sure to have everyone inspired by only 60 seconds explaining your idea , vision , what your idea will offer to people & how you will get profit.
4. Practice The Pitch
Start pitching the idea to friends around you before coming into the event you will have to practice pitching your idea in 60 seconds because this is the real time you will pitch at Startup Weekend Alexandria.
This will help you shape the idea and practice the pitch. The more practice you get the more prepared you’ll be with pitching your idea.
5. Give it All you’ve got
Startup Weekend is a lot of fun, but also a lot of work. Give it all you’ve got, never give up and always push forward.