Startup Weekend Lausanne 2020 #WinterEdition

    Friday, February 28 - March 1, 2020


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Startup Weekend Lausanne 2020 #WinterEdition

Friday, February 28 - March 1, 2020



Friday, February 28 - March 1, 2020
Event starts at 6:30 pm

MassChallenge Switzerland
Chemin du Closel 5
Renens, Switzerland 1020

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Ton idée en 54h !

- English below -

Vous aimez résoudre des problèmes ? Repousser vos limites en termes de travail et de créativité ? Et travailler en équipe ?

En résumé, lors du Startup Weekend, vous allez :
  • Rejoindre une équipe après la présentation des idées le vendredi.
  • Créer un prototype de votre projet de startup.
  • Valider un business plan avec l’aide d’entrepreneurs expérimentés.
  • Pitcher votre idée devant un jury et recevoir un feedback de leur part.

Le Startup Weekend est un événement basé sur l’action, il faudra donc ramener beaucoup de votre énergie et motivation ! Vous pouvez, si vous le souhaitez, pitcher votre propre idée le vendredi ou vous associer à un projet existant. Les pitchs obtenant le plus de votes des participants seront les projets sur lesquels vous travaillerez. Ces derniers peuvent toucher des problématiques sociales, éducatives,  financières, environnementales, etc. La seule contrainte étant que les idées de startup proposées doivent ne pas avoir été déjà développées auparavant. Au terme du week-end, votre travail sera évalué par un jury qui distribuera différents lots aux gagnants. 

Votre ticket inclut : 
  • 7 repas complet (et délicieux) durant l’entièreté de l’événement.
  • Des entretiens avec des mentors avertis.
  • Une opportunités de trouver des co-fondateurs, de nouveaux contacts et outil pour vous préparer au mieux au lancement de votre projet.
  • Des goodies offerts par START Lausanne.
  • Et plus encore.
L’événement sera bilingue anglais et français. 

Des questions ? N’hésitez pas à nous contacter à Lausanne@startupweekend.org !


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Do you like solving challenging problems? Do you like pushing your limits of work and creativity? Are you someone who works in teams and is inspired by other's experience? 

In summary, at the Startup Weekend you will : 

  • Look for a team after a quick presentation of ideas on Friday. 
  • Create a prototype of an original idea.
  • Validate a business plan with the help of experienced entrepreneurs.
  • Pitch on Sunday and receive feedback from a jury.
The event is very dynamic and exciting, therefore you only need to bring lots of energy! On Friday you can pitch your own idea or listen to others, then vote on the most interesting ideas and form teams with diverse skill sets. The idea you bring should be something you have not previously worked on and can span social, educational, financial, environmental, or other issues. At the end of the weekend, you'll get feedback from the jury who will give prizes to the winners !

Your ticket includes :   
  • 7 full (and delicious) meals over the course of the weekend.
  • One-on-one time with amazing mentors.
  • A new network of developers, designers, and entrepreneurs eager who’ll join you on your project.
  • Some goodies offered by START Lausanne. 
  • And much more.
The event will be bilingual French and English.

Still have questions, feel free to reach us at lausanne@startupweekend.org !


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EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday February 28th


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 29th


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 March 1st


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 Lausanne is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
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  • Meva
    Andriamasinoro
  • Léo
    Rongier
  • Mathieu
    Leroy
  • Paula
    Garcia Galindo

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