Startup Weekend Other Kathmandu

    Friday, April 7 - 9, 2017


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Startup Weekend Other Kathmandu

Friday, April 7 - 9, 2017



Friday, April 7 - 9, 2017
Event starts at 6:30 pm



Kathmandu, Nepal



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EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday April 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

Saturday April 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

Sunday April 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 Kathmandu is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here

  • Hempal
    Shrestha
  • Ravi
    Phuyal
  • Brijendra Rochan
    Joshi

Facilitators


Brijendra R. Joshi
COO/Co-Founder

Brijendra R Joshi, IT Professional, has 15 years of work and entrepreneurial experience with multiple startups in IT. He is a co-founder/Chief Operating Officer at Rooster Logic, an ICT company that works with big data and focuses on Research and Monitoring.

He is also Co-Chair, Nepal Entrepreneurs’ Hub that organizes Startup Weekend Kathmandu; Founder, Nepal Rises which is a nonprofit volunteer led post-earthquake relief and rebuild organization; Past President, Himalaya Toastmasters Club, Nepal and one of the starter of Nepal Graphic Designers Network.



Suman Shakya

I am a consultant, entrepreneur, and a trainer. A Co-Founder of Nepal Entrepreneurs' Hub which fosters entrepreneurial ecosystem to build Nepal as an economically empowered nation. I am part of World Bank InfoDev consulting team that works with Innovation and Entrepreneurship under Trade & Competitiveness.  

My initiatives include - SmartPaani, a private company that provides sustainable water management solutions in Nepal and Rooster Logic, a technology company that enables organisations to make decisions based on evidence. Both are award winning companies.

I completed Diploma in Foreign Trade and MBA. Taught Marketing, Communication, Strategic Marketing and Services Marketing at different colleges and Universities for over 15 years. Currently, I am Area Director I3/D41 and Past President of Everest Toastmasters Club.


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