Startup Weekend Jaffna

    Friday, January 25 - 27, 2019


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Startup Weekend Jaffna

Friday, January 25 - 27, 2019



Friday, January 25 - 27, 2019
Event starts at 6:30 pm



Jaffna, Sri Lanka



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EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday January 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 January 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 January 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 Jaffna is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here

  • Raguparan
    Karthigesan
  • Kiruthigan
    Kuhendran
  • Bavitha
    Sivaganeshamoorthy
  • Alosious
    Janasteen
  • Ivan Dimitri
    Quentinus Balendra
  • Jeyakopy
    Jeyarathnem
  • Luxan
    Mahalingam

Facilitators


Sharanyan Sharma
Founder at Extreme-Seo.net

Sharanyan Sharma is an award winning entrepreneur as well as the Founder of Extreme SEO Internet Solutions, 7Arena Technologies and Privilegeserver.com. He is an award winning Sri Lankan Entrepreneur and Enterprise Asia awarded him as one of the Emerging Young Entrepreneurs in Sri Lanka. He is passionate about startups and building digital communities around the world. Sharanyan is the Local Community Leader for Startup Weekend Sri Lanka. Sharanyan is a Certified Digital marketing Trainer and Consultant by profession, Passionate about Web Analytics, Conversion rate optimization and advanced growth hacking strategies. He’s been cited by major publications like Inc.com, Yourstory.com and readme.lk. Not bad for a college dropout.


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