Startup Weekend Youth San Pedro Sula

    Friday, November 17 - 19, 2017

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  4. Coaches and Mentors
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Startup Weekend Youth San Pedro Sula

Friday, November 17 - 19, 2017

Friday, November 17 - 19, 2017
Event starts at 6:30 pm

UNITEC Campus San Pedro Sula
Km. 3 Caretera a Armenta
San Pedro Sula, Cortés 21104

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¡Crea y Emprende!

El fin de semana del 17-19 de noviembre del 2017, los organizadores y voluntarios de Startup Weekend en San Pedro Sula traen a la ciudad el primer Startup Weekend enfocado en jóvenes de entre 15 a 18 años. 

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Friday November 17th

6:30 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 November 18th

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 November 19th

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
Go Home!


Jesús Bermúdez

Ricardo Irías
Fundador y Director

Emprendedor tecnológico con experiencia internacional en comercio electrónico y plataformas de pago en línea, MBA en Estrategia Corporativa y Política Económica de la universidad de negocios de Maastricht, organizador de Startup Weekend San Pedro Sula, ganador del primer Mega Startup Weekend Américas, instructor de buceo, viajero,  co-fundador y director del Marketplace centro americano

Coaches and Mentors

Catalina Mejía
Especialista en Emprendimiento y Juventud - TSM USAID

Miembro de la Junta Directiva de Junior Achievement Honduras. Semana Global del Empredimiento Honduras Lead. Impact Hub Tegucigalpa Co-founder Directora Academica Kathy's Garden and Green World School,

Organizing Team

Techstars Startup Weekend San Pedro Sula is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here

  • Josue
  • Paola
  • Ruth
  • Leon
  • David
  • Alejandro
  • Marlon


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