Techstars Startup Weekend Women Stockholm

    Friday, September 7 - 9, 2018


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Techstars Startup Weekend Women Stockholm

Friday, September 7 - 9, 2018



Friday, September 7 - 9, 2018
Event starts at 6:00 pm

Norrsken House
Birger Jarlsgatan 57 C
Stockholm, Sweden 113 56

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The world needs more female founders - become one of them!

Last year together with Danske bank we held first Techstars Startup Weekend Stockholm created for women and it was an awesome experience with over 100 participants. This year we are back and ready to rock&roll again.

So do you have an idea you'd like to pursue or a problem you'd like to solve but don't know where to start or who to start with? 
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.

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.

Watch the video below to see what you can expect, and if you’re feeling inspired click on the “Buy Ticket” button now!
Still have questions, feel free to reach us at “stockholm@startupweekend.org”.

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EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday September 7th


6:00 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 September 8th


8:00 am
Breakfast
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee


9:00 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


1:15 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 September 9th


8:00 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!



Event Sponsors, and Partners

The Techstars Startup Weekend Women Stockholm 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.


Signature Sponsors

Danske Bank is a Nordic universal bank with strong regional roots and bridges to the rest of the world. We serve more than 3.5 million personal, business and institutional customers

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Organizing Team

Techstars Startup Weekend Stockholm is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here

  • Tetiana
    Siianko
  • Laura
    Katinaite
  • Erika
    Szentmartoni
  • Elena
    Ursu

Facilitators


Maria-Christina Tsitsopoulos
Community Builder

Community builder wanting to help and inspire as many people as possible to fulfil their entrepreneurial dreams. Greek by origin (and at heart) but born and raised in London, currently living in Spain and with a passion for people, cultures, languages, healthy living (mental and physical), neuroscience and entrepreneurship. Lover of watermelon, deep chats about life and inspirational quotes.


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