Startup Weekend Chennai - CEG Edition
Friday, February 9 - 11, 2018
Friday, February 9 - 11, 2018
Event starts at 6:00 pm
College of Engineering Guindy,
Startup Weekend CEG | Chennai, 2018
Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Want to join hands with the CEOs of the future and create a business empire? Come join us for a weekend at CEG!
Techstars Startup Weekend is a 54-hour event designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs. Beginning with Friday night pitches and continuing through brainstorming, business plan development, and basic prototype creation, the event culminates in Sunday night demos and presentations.
The Startup Weekend Drill | No Talk, All Action !
Anyone and everyone is welcome to pitch their ideas and receive feedback. Teams are formed around the top ideas (as determined by popular vote) and then it’s a 54 hour frenzy of business model creation, coding, designing, and market validation. All teams are presented with the opportunity to hear talks by industry leaders and receive valuable feedback from local entrepreneurials. The weekend is centered around action, innovation, fun and education.
Who can participate?
As already mentioned, anyone and everyone is welcome! Typical crowd of Startup Weekend consists of
- Developers and Hackers who can code with speed and skill.
- Domain experts and Business people who are well-versed on the market needs.
- Designers with strong aesthetics and strong UI & UX skills.
- Hustlers who can drive the project and can pitch their idea with passion looking to build a fantastic team around their idea.
What do I get by participating in Startup Weekend?
You get lots of goodies by just participating in Startup Weekend Chennai
- 300$ worth Google Cloud Platform credits to build mobile and web apps.
- Free .co domain.
- 15% off on Vimeo Business.
- Goodie bag containing customised notepad, pens, mousepad, stickynotes, and wristband.
- Startup Weekend T-shirt
- 'Startup Weekend Chennai' Title Winner
- Free Incubation call for the winner teams.
- Product Development Mentorship from Hasura and free use of Hasura Platform for three months.
- Free digital transformation support (.com domain, Server Hosting, Dynamic Wesbite, Creative Minimalist logo and business card) from ProdUX Designs and Technologies.
- Free digital marketing support from Pickmyslot.
It is our job to provide you with an incredible networking and learning environment. Our intention is that you meet some amazing people that you might actually start a company with, build relationships with coaches, and learn from your peers. The event is intended to be a collaborative forum for sharing, learning, building, and having fun.
Whether you are looking for feedback on an idea, a co-founder, specific skill sets, or a team to help you execute, Startup Weekend Chennai is the perfect environment to test your idea and take the first steps towards launching your own startup. Register now and make the weekend count!
Come prepared to jump in with both your feet!
Setup for Success Before/After Startup Weekend
Friday February 9th
Saturday February 10th
Sunday February 11th
Coaches and Mentors
The Founder/CEO of UMM Digital, One of India's top 20 digital agencies having a presence in over 3 countries. UMM Digital was later merged into Ideomind, with a global digital transformation vision.
With over 18+ entrepreneurial awards, Santhosh has also built successful digital agency model and he is currently holding active directorship in Takeoff Communications & Omnia Digital
Top 100 Martech Influencer | Director Marketing at Fiind Inc | Author | Speaker | Columnist
YG is also the author of the worldwide released books:
"Syncfluence" - released August 2017.
"Is your marketing in sync or sinking?" - released January 2016.
His previous books have received great reviews from the UK Daily Morning Star and highly appreciated by Adam Grant, the Wharton Professor and New York Times bestselling author of ‘Give and Take’.
Specialties: Product Marketing, Marketing Communications, Inbound marketing, Event Management.
Event Sponsors, and Partners
The Startup Weekend Chennai - CEG Edition team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
Learn how to become a sponsor here.
Venue Partner - Main Event
Digital Promotion Partner
Venue Partner - Pre Event
Online Media Partner
Supporting Partners - College Clubs
Techstars Startup Weekend Chennai is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here
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