Startup Weekend Rome

    Friday, April 5 - 7, 2019


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Startup Weekend Rome

Friday, April 5 - 7, 2019



Friday, April 5 - 7, 2019
Event starts at 6:30 pm

Talent Garden Poste Italiane
Via Giuseppe Andreoli 9
Roma, Italy 00195

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Your idea in 54 hours

Do you have an idea you'd like to pursue or a problem you'd like to solve but don't know where to start or who to start with?   Techstars Startup Weekend is the place to look for a team, create a prototype of your idea, validate your business idea, and receive feedback from experienced entrepreneurs, all in one weekend.   What do you need to bring?   Lots of energy! You'll pitch your own idea or listen to others, then vote on the most interesting ideas and form teams with diverse skill sets. You can come with friends, but you’ll get the full experience if you participate in separate teams. Remember, it’s all about the team.   Your idea should be something you have not previously worked on. The idea you pitch and the problem you set out to solve can span social, educational, financial, environmental, or other issues. Over the course of the weekend you'll be challenged to create a prototype of your MVP, or minimum viable product, that fits the needs of your target customer. You'll get feedback, iterate, and likely pivot your approach entirely! Important: You cannot have worked previously on your idea.   Techstars Startup Weekend is a full weekend long experience. Your ticket includes:  
  • 7 full (and delicious) meals over the course of the weekend
  • Benefits and discounts from our global partners
  • One-on-one time with amazing mentors
  • A new network of developers, designers, and entrepreneurs eager, like you, to change the world.
  • All the internet and coffee you can consume.
 Watch the video below to see what you can expect, and if you’re feeling inspired click on the “Buy Ticket” button now!   Still have questions, feel free to reach us at roma@startupweekend.org     
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EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday April 5th


6:30 pm
Registration
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
Voting
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 April 6th


9:00 am
Breakfast
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee


9:30 am
Begin Work
Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend


12:00 pm
Lunch


1:00 pm
Check-In
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
Dinner


7:30 pm
Check-In
After-dinner check-in, status reports, call for help


10:00 pm
Wrap-Up
Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Sunday April 7th


9:00 am
Breakfast
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee


10:00 am
Check-In
Coaches arrive. Final opportunity to ask questions


12:00 pm
Lunch


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
Dinner


5:00 pm
Final Presentations


7:30 pm
Judging & Awards


8:30 pm
Wrap-Up


9:00 pm
Go Home!



Coaches and Mentors


Alberto Gangarossa
CEO @ BBE

Alberto Gangarossa, nato a Milano cresciuto a Roma, Ceo e Founder di Pathflow, vincitore della borsa di studio di Wired per il MADEE 2, ICT Consultant Project Manager, Startupper, Geek & Gamer. Il Bbq è la sua passione.


Carlo Frinolli
CEO @ Nois3

Experience Designer, Founder & CEO @ nois3, I work, teach and live in Rome (Italy) – not necessarily in this order. Obsessed with details, users, Ozzy Osbourne and Prince Charles, I’m in #teamdesignthinking, always trying and walking in people shoes. My superpowers are spotting typos and misplaced pixels.


Eugenio Petullà
Tech Speaker at Mozilla

Eugenio Petullà is a Full Stack Developer and Mozilla Tech Speaker interested in sharing knowledge about open source and emerging technologies. During last year he was invited to speak about WordPress, web technologies and Open source developing at some of the biggest conferences across Europe.


Organizing Team

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

  • Biagio
    Di Benedetto
  • Alessio
    Corvina
  • Simone
    Demelas
  • Marius
    Nadas
  • Andrea
    Bellizzi
  • Daniela
    Gandin
  • Gianmarco
    Antonelli

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