SW Delhi Makers
Friday, April 8 - 10, 2016
Friday, April 8 - 10, 2016
Event starts at 6:30 pm
Plot 433, Lane D22
100 Feet Road, Chattarpur
Make Your Idea the Next Big Startup!
You have a crazy idea jotted away in a obscure folder of your computer or on the last page of your notepad, but always wondered about the resources and mentors that will help you make all the sketches and designs a reality?
You want to learn the tricks of the trade in the startup world and want to indulge in the joy of making something unique but don't know where to start from?
Startup Weekend Delhi Makers is going to make it happen for you!
Get ready for an intense 3 day event where you will get all the resources, tools, mentorship and guidance to bring your idea to life, and the opportunity to present it in front of the perfect audience.
The perfect place from designers, tech geeks and business hustlers who aspire to run their own gig someday, these amazing 54 hours will see the best people from various industries coming on board just to help you jet set to your entrepreneurial dream and provide you with a vision for your potential.
We invite students and professionals from all age groups and disciplines with a passion and ambition to participate in one of the most unique Startup Weekend events held, Delhi Makers, focused on MAKING.
Got a crazy tech idea? Get tinkering with Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Sensors, motors, LED lights and other cool hardware.
Want to make an awesome product? Have tools and machines for woodworking, soldering , 3D Printing, laser cutting at your fingertips.
Baking is your thing? Yes, we even have a halogen oven!
You will be given the luxury to have all these tools and assistance and more at your fingertips to tinker with.
What will you go back with?
Possibly the next big startup, and more importantly, extremely valuable knowledge about every step, protocol and process that goes into becoming an entrepreneur. These 3 days will catapult you into the journey of thinking like an entrepreneur for the rest of your life, and the applications are endless.
WHAT TO EXPECT
• Friday: Attendees pitch their ideas and inspire others to join their teams. Teams are therefore created to work on the best ideas.
• Saturday and Sunday: This is where you debate, build, pitch. And build some more. Teams will focus on building a prototype of their idea/product. During this period teams will also focus on customer development, validating their ideas, practicing LEAN Startup methodologies and building a minimum viable product.
• Sunday: In the evening teams demo their prototypes and receive valuable feedback from a panel of experts.
Who can Participate?
Your prior educational qualifications or stream doesn’t matter at all. Your passion to innovate does.
Coming from a business, tech and design will be of immense help to you to create the perfect team.
• Domain experts and Business guys who know the market need on the tips of their fingers.
• Designers with a strong aesthetics and strong UI, UX skills.
• And most importantly, people who are not afraid of tinkering and getting their hands dirty and enjoy the art and business of Making!
Don't miss the first ever opportunity to become part of one of the most unique Startup Weekend events ever created, register and start planning for the big day today!
Setup for Success Before/After Startup Weekend
Friday April 8th
Saturday April 9th
Sunday April 10th
Coaches and Mentors
Sahil also co-leads the partnership of Lattice Innovations with CAMTech (Consortium for Affordable Medical Technologies). As part of this role Sahil has organized 4 healthcare hack-a-thons across Kolkata, Bangalore and Hyderabad over the past 2 years. These events have seen over 600 participants, 45 partner organizations and over 120 novel technology innovations ranging from maternal and child health, diabetes management, cancer screening tools etc. The CAMTech community in India has now grown to over 1500 people.
Sahil co-founded Delhi Makers, Delhi/ NCR's first maker space, a community with over 200 participants who collaborate on prototyping and "making" articles ranging from usable cardboard furniture to 3D printers. Sahil is also the Technology advisor for the Kolkata Makersloft and has been working over the last few years to build up the maker community in East India.
Technology Evangelist - India | Autodesk Evangelism and Emerging Technologies at Autodesk Inc.
As an Evangelist, Varun helps other hardware startups under Autodesk banner and turn their dreams and ideas into reality. He expertises in product development and Open Source hardware designs. In his free time, he can be seen making eclectic things from wood or clicking photographs.
Startup Consultant (Marketing and Fund Raising), Ahmedabad Coordinator - Lead Angels, Photographer
Techstars Startup Weekend Delhi is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
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