Startup Weekend Pune
Friday, November 10 - 12, 2017
Friday, November 10 - 12, 2017
Event starts at 6:00 pm
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research
C201, Guest House, IISER Campus
Dr. Homi Bhabha Road, Pashan
Learn how to take ideas from concept to creation in one weekend!
Startup Weekends are the perfect environment in which to test your idea and take the first steps towards launching your own startup.
The hardest part of starting up is starting out. At Techstars Startup Weekend you will be immersed in the ideal environment for startup magic to happen.
The event takes place over a 54-hour period, wherein business-minded individuals, coders, designers, and other professionals meet, pitch their ideas, break up into teams and develop a plan for making that business possible. The end result being the validation that your idea could work in the real world, a plan on how to make that a reality, and the confidence to do something with it.
By Participating in Startup Weekend Pune:
- You get the chance to build your idea into a startup in 54 hours...
- You get to work on your strategy, validation, market research, and leadership...
- You get the opportunity to meet like-minded entrepreneurs, coders, designers, mentors, investors, co-founders and sponsors who will help you get started.
- And the winning teams get prizes to help them get started on their entrepreneurial journey...
Who is Startup Weekend for?Startup Weekend is designed as an inclusive event and program that brings all sorts of people together including. Whether you are:
- aspiring & experienced entrepreneurs,
- developers and other tech-related professionals,
- designers of all types,
- non-technical talent (i.e. business, sales, finance, legal, etc.)
- students from universities and high schools,
- professionals looking to switch careers,
- passionate visionaries,
- and learners from all around Pune and the surrounding area!
Your tickets include:
- Access to the full weekend-long event
- Opportunity to pitch your idea on Friday night @ Pitch Fire
- Mentoring by all-stars from the local Pune startup community
- Meals all weekend
- Collaboration with awesome professionals from throughout Pune
- All-star judges ready to listen to your final presentations and providing expert feedback
- Membership in the Startup Weekend Community (>200K alumni) #SWMafia
- And over 100 new awesome Facebook friends!
Do I need to come with an idea?If you have an idea for a startup, then great! We hope you pitch for the weekend. If you don't have an idea, that's quite all right! Come and spend the weekend, listen to the ideas being pitched, and see if something strikes your interest! The weekend is all about learning about the startup ideation process and from your peers. If you have more questions, check out the Startup Weekend First Timers FAQ!
Come join us for a very special weekend hosted at IISER Pune Campus!To know more about offerings and prizes of Techstars Global Startup Weekend Event visit this link.
Friday November 10th
Saturday November 11th
Sunday November 12th
Coaches and Mentors
Sowmya is well recognised for her pioneering efforts in creating digital marketing models for the education sector, and her company today owns a significant market share of the digital business from leading universities in India. A few of her clients are Cox and Kings, Maharashtra Tourism, Indian Badminton League and Manipal University.
Having lived in various countries including USA (10 years) and the Middle East (15 years), before moving to India in 2009, the rich exposure to various cultures gives her first-hand experience to conduct cross-cultural training
Proven competence in Behavioral Training, Executive Coaching, HR Assessment, Sales Training, Talent Management, and Marketing and Business Development
Event Sponsors, and Partners
The Startup Weekend Pune 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.
StickerGiant is an e-commerce company that prints custom stickers and product labels. They make it fast, fun and easy to order with quality guaranteed. Every sticker has a story. What's yours?
Techstars Startup Weekend Pune is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here
Arun Philips is a Social Impact Entrepreneur, Community Leader, Public Speaker and Blockchain Investor.
He runs Helptheworld.io, a blockchain based non profit, and works with Oracle on Cloud Technologies.
Arun is also a Global Facilitator for Techstars Startup Weekends, and an avid Toastmaster in the Motivational Strategies path. He also writes for BitcoinForBeginners, a cryptocurrency publication.
He loves singing and playing the guitar and is also a professional Table Tennis player. He enjoys building communities and sharing stories.
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