Startup Weekend Bamako

    Friday, August 29 - 31, 2014


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Startup Weekend Bamako

Friday, August 29 - 31, 2014



Friday, August 29 - 31, 2014
Event starts at 6:30 pm

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Bamako, Mali

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EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday August 29th


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 August 30th


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 August 31st


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 Bamako is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
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  • hermann
    kouassi
  • Mohamed
    KEÏTA
  • Boubacar
    KEÏTA

Facilitators


Hermann Rodrigue KOUASSI

Hermann R. KOUASSI est Fondateur  et Directeur Exécutif  du Cabinet Betsaleel Impact Group, un cabinet spécialisé dans l’accompagnement des entrepreneurs à la rédaction de leurs plans d’affaire, à la levée de fonds, au l’évaluation et au diagnostic d’entreprise. Hermann Kouassi est diplômé d'une maîtrise d'économie de l'UFR Sciences Economique et de Gestion de l'Université de Cocody. Il est titulaire d’un Mastère Spécialisé en Management Financier International de l'Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Lille. Il est formateur certifié ELLA (Entreprendre dans les Logiciels Libres en Afrique) de la fondation FOSSFA et certifié du programme "Deviens Entrepreneur" de Global Campus 21 de la GiZ.


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