Startup Weekend Women's Edition-Colombo

    Friday, February 8 - 10, 2019


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Startup Weekend Women's Edition-Colombo

Friday, February 8 - 10, 2019



Friday, February 8 - 10, 2019
Event starts at 6:30 pm

Dialog Axiata Auditorium Colombo
475
Union Place
Colombo , 00200


Empowering Women!!

The first ever TechStars Startup Weekend Sri Lanka - Women’s Edition happening in Colombo, Sri Lanka in February 2019. Startup Weekend is a worldwide event which promotes tech entrepreneurship among the young community. The participants will experience the highs, lows, fun and pressure that make up a life at a start-up and they will meet the very best mentors, investors, co-founders who are ready to help the startups to take off the ground and amazingly all these happens with in just 54 hours. 

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EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday February 8th


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 February 9th


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 February 10th


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

  • Anagi
    Perera
  • Pulani
    Ranasinghe
  • Jaruza
    Jayachandran
  • Krithika
    Thushyantha
  • Tamasha
    Fernando

Facilitators


Anagi Perera
Co Founder - Park & Pay

Student of University of Northampton


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