Techstars Startup Weekend Travel
Friday, February 15 - 17, 2019
Friday, February 15 - 17, 2019
Event starts at 6:30 pm
The Park, Hälsingegatan 49
Start with an idea and launch a company in 54 hours!
Techstars Startup Weekend is the place to look for a team, create a prototype of your idea, validate your business idea, and receive feedback from experienced entrepreneurs, all in one weekend.
All Startup Weekend events follow the same basic model: anyone is welcome to pitch their startup idea and receive feedback from their peers. Teams organically form around the top ideas (as determined by popular vote) and then it’s a 54-hour frenzy of business model creation, coding, designing, and market validation. The weekends culminate with presentations in front of local entrepreneurial leaders with another opportunity for critical feedback.
In our Techstars Startup Weekend Travel edition, we are looking at how we can delight the traveler or solve her pains. There are endless opportunities to transform travel experience with emerging technologies. Here are a few of them that, we believe, will transform the future of the travel industry:
- Connected devices
- Virtual/Augmented Reality
- Artificial intelligence
- Big Data for more personalized travel
What do you need to bring?
Lots of energy! You'll pitch your own idea or listen to others, then vote on the most interesting ideas and form teams with diverse skill sets. You can come with friends, but you’ll get the full experience if you participate in separate teams. Remember, it’s all about the team.
Your idea should be something you have not previously worked on. The idea you pitch and the problem you set out to solve can span social, educational, financial, environmental, or other issues. Over the course of the weekend, you'll be challenged to create a prototype of your MVP, or minimum viable product, that fits the needs of your target customer. You'll get feedback, iterate, and likely pivot your approach entirely! Important: You cannot have worked previously on your idea.
Techstars Startup Weekend is a full weekend-long experience. Your ticket includes:
- 7 full (and delicious) meals over the course of the weekend
- Benefits and discounts from our global partners
- One-on-one time with amazing mentors
- A new network of developers, designers, and entrepreneurs eager, like you, to change the world.
- All the internet and coffee you can consume
Don’t wait any longer and join the Techstars Startup Weekend movement!
No talk, all action!
Friday February 15th
Saturday February 16th
Sunday February 17th
Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), Certified Workplace Trainer, Speaker & Coach
Founding Parter at VNTRS Consulting AB. VNTRS is a Stockholm based consulting firm, also investing in tech startup companies. We help tech companies in early stages build their product and their business.
Ramzy served as the Co-founder and CEO of Venuable, a mobile and web-based unique venues marketplace that was accelerated through Lighthouse Labs' Spring 2013 class. Prior to relocating to the UAE, Ramzy worked for a SaaS product company as the Director of Business Development, working to grow the company from zero to a $30,000 monthly run rate.
Before becoming a founder Ramzy was an Associate in Genworth Financial’s Leadership Development Program where he rotated through M&A tax and expense analytics roles. His experience also includes corporate strategy and product development roles with VeriSign, Capital One, and the CFO of Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). He graduated from VCU in 2012 with dual degrees Finance and Entrepreneurship.
Coaches and Mentors
Barry will be your pitch coach, making sure your final presentation is awesome!
Spoiler: One of the winners will receive a prize from Whaleshark!
Senior Solution Expert at Amadeus
Event Sponsors, and Partners
The Techstars Startup Weekend Travel team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
Learn how to become a sponsor here.
Amadeus travel technology helps businesses connect to the global travel ecosystem, manage operations more effectively and serve travellers better than ever.
Techstars Startup Weekend Stockholm is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here
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