Startup Weekend Other Auckland

    Friday, May 25 - 27, 2018


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Startup Weekend Other Auckland

Friday, May 25 - 27, 2018



Friday, May 25 - 27, 2018
Event starts at 6:30 pm



Auckland, New Zealand

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Learn, Network, Startup!

It's a new year and its time for a new challenge: Startup Weekend Auckland Pasifika! - this will be a Startup Weekend like never before!

Why Pasifika?
A fresh injection of culture, community and pacific creativity! A celebration of heritage - this weekend is about not only creating sustainable business models that will grow into successful businesses - but also discussing ways the Pasifika community can prosper as one. Come and be part of the first Startup Weekend Auckland Pasifika!

What's Startup Weekend?
In just 54 hours, you will experience the highs, lows, fun, and pressure that make up life at a startup. As you learn how to create a real company, you'll meet the very best mentors, investors, co-founders, and sponsors who are ready to help you get started. Your community is here to help you - this is #SUWAP18The hardest part of starting up is starting out. At Startup Weekend Auckland Pasifika, you'll be immersed in the ideal environment for startup magic to happen - in a unique, purpose built pasifika setting. You will feel right at home as we work to ensure the vibe is right; this will be a Startup Weekend like never before!

Surrounded by smart, passionate people and with the best tools and approaches at your disposal, you’ll take giant leaps toward creating a business, becoming a founder, and connecting with the right people and resources.

So, if this sounds like you - register now.
Take up the challenge; be the change!

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EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday May 25th


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 May 26th


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 May 27th


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 Auckland is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here

  • Colart
    Miles
  • Eseta
    Le'au

Facilitators


Colart Miles
Innovation Leader

Colart is a specialist in Business Model Disruption and New Ventures. A seasoned Agilist with a 20+ year track record of delivering outcomes and helping organisations become more effective and nimble. Colart has an active public profile, which includes; regular speaking engagements, blogging and organiser for events such as Start-up weekend Auckland and Tatau.

Colart's mentoring specialties include:

  • Business Design and Operational Modelling
  • Lean Startup Method and Customer Development
  • Lean Canvas and Value Proposition Design
  • Business Agility Coaching (SCRUM, LEAN & KANBAN)
  • Dynamic Governance


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