Startup Weekend Startup Battle Stockholm

    Friday, November 21 - 23, 2014


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  3. Speakers
  4. Judges
  5. Coaches and Mentors
  6. Sponsors
  7. Organizing Team
  8. Blog
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Startup Weekend Startup Battle Stockholm

Friday, November 21 - 23, 2014



Friday, November 21 - 23, 2014
Event starts at 6:00 pm

SUP46

Stockholm, Sweden

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EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday November 21st


6:00 pm
Registration
Arrive at the venue and get checked in


6:30 pm
Dinner & Networking
Eat food, share ideas, practice pitches, get to know fellow participants


7:00 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


8:15 pm
Voting
Attendees vote for the top pitches


8:45 pm
Form Teams
Teams start forming and discussing ideas


9:15 pm
Wrap up & Final words


10:00 pm
Out of the building

Saturday November 22nd


9:00 am
Breakfast
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee


9:30 am
Begin Work
Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend


10:00 am
Mentor Sessions


12:00 pm
Lunch


1:45 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!


4:00 pm
Fika


6:30 pm
Dinner


7:30 pm
Check-In
After-dinner check-in, status reports, call for help


9:15 pm
Wrap-Up
Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow


10:00 pm
Out of the building

Sunday November 23rd


9:30 am
Breakfast
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee


10:00 am
Check-In
Coaches arrive. Final opportunity to ask questions


12:00 pm
Lunch


1:00 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
Fika


5:00 pm
Final Presentations


6:30 pm
Dinner


7:30 pm
Judging & Awards


8:30 pm
Wrap-Up


9:00 pm
Go Home!



Speakers


Andrew Hyde
Startup Week Founder @ UP Global

Andrew Hyde was the first employee at Techstars, a mentorship-driven startup incubator, and is the founder of Startup Weekend.

Andrew grew up in Oregon and currently is a fulltime vagabond and minimalist.

He currently volunteers for a colorado dude ranch and is working on his cowboy walk.


Lilja Lukas
CEO

Carewear


Arian Bahrami
Serial Entrepreneur, oDesk representative in Sweden

Arian Bahrami is an Internet serial entrepreneur, leader and strategist. He have for the last 10+ years worked hands-on with business development and management in most forms. Through the years he has managed to build up a number of companies of which two have become quite big and successfully sold.
Arian is passionate about team building, motivation and group dynamics. "A team is not a group of people who work together. A team is a group of people who trust each other". Currently he is co-founder in the new Dropbox challenger from Scandinava Kiliaro.com . At the same time he is also representing oDesk in Sweden. oDesk is the global leader in online work with more than 2.5 million businesses and 8 million freelancers connected.

Event Judges


Fredrik Arnander
Venture capitalist @Standout Capital

Fredrik Arnander is a Swedish technology entrepreneur and venture capitalist. He is the founder of several companies and organisations. Fredrik is co-founding partner of Standout Capital, a new Nordic growth capital fund with a focus on growth capital for growing tech companies. Standard Ventures builds on an experienced team with a background in starting, financing and growing companies. He was previously the founder & CEO of Keybroker Group, a pioneer in innovative technology and services for online marketing. Keybroker Group includes Keybroker (the Nordic search marketing company), Qwaya (fast-growing SaaS for Facebook advertising), and Feedeo (award-winning software for automated, feed-based search marketing). Keybroker is a top 20, Deloitte Fast Technology 500 company 2012 in Europe, Winner of Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Sweden 2011 and Winner Red Herring 100 Europe 2011. Fredrik was a board director of Eniro 2011-2014; the Nordic region’s largest directory and local search company with SEK 3.6 billion revenue in 2013. At Eniro, Fredrik helped turn a traditional media company into a digital business. Eniro has 3,600 employees in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Poland and is listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm. Among other companies and organisations, Fredrik is the co-founder of Sidewalk Express; a chain of Internet access and digital outdoor advertising points in Northern Europe, Fondex; Europe’s first online supermarket for mutual funds and Transfer; Sweden's largest non-profit organisation for bringing business speakers to schools. Fredrik graduated from the Stockholm School of Economics and also studied at Stanford University Graduate School of Business and Harvard Business School.


Miriam Grut Norrby
Investor @ Schibsted Growth

Miriam is a former entrepreneur and ex-Facebooker that joined Schibsted Growth as an Investment Manager in 2012. Schibsted is a global media group with assets in +40 markets on 5 continents. The group has Swedens largest portfolio of successful digital companies, including Aftonbladet, Blocket, Lendo, Compricer, Prisjakt et al. Schibsted Growth is the groups vehicle for investing in great startups, partnering with talented entrepreneurs and has for the past decade successfully helped build, grow and scale +30 companies locally and globally. 


Tyler Crowley
CEO of Skweal

Tyler Crowley is the organizer and host of the very popular monthly STHLM TECH MEETUP and executive producer of the LAUNCH Festival. Tyler is also CEO of Skweal and consultant to many governments including Stockholm on growing startup communities.


Coaches and Mentors


Vasilis Mavroudis
Founder of Guerilla Office

Entrepreneur and lover of all things awesome! Has experience from working with small companies to large multinational corporations and good to have around during a crisis. Proud founder of Guerilla Office.


Sune Kaae
Head of Product Innovation & Prototyping @Great Works

Sune has a long history of building & launching digital experiences, and before moving to Stockholm he spent 3 years working with R/GA in NYC building Nike's digital products incl FuelBand, Sportwatch and the Running app. Sune also worked with the premiere US fitness club, Equinox, and often blogs about his hands-on experience with quantified-self fitness hardware & software. Sune has a BSc in computer science from UCL in London and was on the jury for the innovation award at the 2014 Cannes Lions festival. Sune shares on http://sunekaae.tumblr.com


Marwan Ayache
External Relations Manager and the Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship

Marwan is a theoretical entrepreneur and pitch language militant with a background in English language / linguistics. He's mentored over half a dozen Startup Weekends and over fifty startups in the process. In his free time he enjoys swimming in the deep end of the Stockholm startup scene. His fanaticism for the English language and love for startup culture means he's the perfect person to tell you how to debug your English code and pitch your way to galactic supremacy.


Andrew Hyde
Startup Week Founder @ UP Global

Andrew Hyde was the first employee at Techstars, a mentorship-driven startup incubator, and is the founder of Startup Weekend.

Andrew grew up in Oregon and currently is a fulltime vagabond and minimalist.

He currently volunteers for a colorado dude ranch and is working on his cowboy walk.


Andy Cars
Founder at Lean Ventures

Andy Cars is the founder of Lean Ventures International AB, an innovation strategy consultancy based in Stockholm. Andy cooperates with the leadership in large companies to strengthen their innovation strategies and core innovation capabilities.  While Andy has developed five of his own companies and sold three, he has also coached more than 200 startups,  contributing to creating entrepreneurially driven enterprises worth several hundred million SEK. 


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Mei Wen
Lead Organiser

Oxford-educated Engineer turned Management Consultant and Analytics Expert. Helping F500 companies as well as startups to champion data-driven decision making based on facts and trends.


Laura Katinaite
Innovation Operations Manager



Axel Eriksson
Rapid Prototyping Workshop Leader

3D printing consultant working with 3D modelling and 3D printing for both industrial and personal use.


Event Sponsors, and Partners

The Startup Weekend Startup Battle Stockholm team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
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Organizing Team

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

  • Mei
    Wen
  • Kenneth
    Swedlund
  • Tetiana
    Siianko
  • Laura
    Katinaite
  • Ali
    Mekouar
  • Fanny
    Goldschmidt

Facilitators


Andrew Hyde
Startup Week Founder @ UP Global

Andrew Hyde was the first employee at Techstars, a mentorship-driven startup incubator, and is the founder of Startup Weekend.

Andrew grew up in Oregon and currently is a fulltime vagabond and minimalist.

He currently volunteers for a colorado dude ranch and is working on his cowboy walk.


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