Techstars Startup Weekend Amman

    Thursday, February 7 - 9, 2019


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Techstars Startup Weekend Amman

Thursday, February 7 - 9, 2019



Thursday, February 7 - 9, 2019
Event starts at 6:30 pm



Amman, Jordan



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EVENT SCHEDULE

Thursday February 7th


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

Friday February 8th


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

Saturday February 9th


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!



Organizing Team

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

  • Waleed
    Sabah
  • Saif
    Al-Ali
  • Mahmoud
    Khamis

Facilitators


Ali Hilli
Lead Organizer @ SWAmman

Is the a serial entrepreneur, from a member in TAG EPDForum, to founding Hilark for Tech Solutions, , to leading the german government vocational/business development project in Jordan, to becoming the entrepreneurship consultant for Zain Iraq. his wide range of expertise expands from the IT realm to the Business Realm. In addition to that he’s leading the StartupWeekend Chapter in Amman - Jordan. He holds university degrees in both Software Engineering and Business Administration as well as being a certified designer from Adobe.


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