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
Welcome Speech
Review agenda for the weekend and introduce speakers, coaches, and community leaders.


7:15 pm
Ice breaker
Get to know fellow participants


7:25 pm
Guest Speaker
Timon Zimmermann


7:40 pm
Pitches start
Optionally pitch your idea


8:00 pm
Voting
Attendees vote for the top pitches


8:15 pm
Form Teams
Teams start forming and discussing ideas


8:30 pm
Cocktail dinner


9:00 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 you want.

Saturday February 29th


8:30 am
Breakfast
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee


9:00 am
Value Proposition course


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


11:30 am
Lunch


12:30 pm
Check-In
After-lunch check-in, status reports, call for help


2:00 pm
Work
Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!


6:30 pm
Dinner


7:30 pm
Pitch training
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 you want

Sunday March 1st


8:30 am
Breakfast
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee


9:00 am
Work
Coaches arrive.


11:30 am
Lunch


12:30 pm
Work
Work on project, coaches will be around.


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


5:00 pm
Final Presentations


7:30 pm
Judging & Awards


8:30 pm
Cocktail dinner



Speakers


Timon Zimmerman
CTO at Visium

Fosters Machine Learning adoption in the industry


Coaches and Mentors


Vincenzo Pallotta
Professor of Management of Innovation and Product Development at HEIG-VD

 Computer Scientist interested broadly in the areas of Information Systems, Human Language Technology, Human Machine Interaction and Artificial Intelligence. Actively working in this area since 1985. Professional Certification :Project Management Professional (PMP/PMI) / PRINCE2 / ITIL v.3 / Analyst Programmer


Raphaël Lutz
Designer

Designer , entrepreneur and specialist in innovation, food and experience design


Milie Taing
Founder of Lili.ai

AI applied to Project Management & Speaker on AI applied to business


Réginald Bien Aimé
Jack of all trades coach

éginald Bien-Aimé est un chef de projet spécialisé en marketing et en management. Au fil des années sa faculté d'adaptation lui permit d'engranger de l'expérience dans des domaines variés tel que : le marketing, la communication, l'entrepreneuriat, la recherche marketing, l'événementiel, le développement web et les médias. Ces principales compétences sont : la gestion d'homme, la gestion de projet, l'analyse stratégique (MarKom, management), la gestion de crise et le gestion du changement.


Amilcar Gomes
Entrepreneur et consultant en augmentation de l’efficience des entreprises

Amilcar est un entrepreneur multi casquettes: Ingénieur, spécialiste de la chaîne de valeurs, de l'intelligence collective, coach de dirigeants, chef de projets, grand voyageur et thérapeute orienté solutions. Après avoir parcouru une quarantaine de pays et travaillé plus de 20 années pour des sociétés allant de la start-up aux plus grandes multinationales, il fonde la société SYNDORO qui est spécialisée dans la création de valeur ajoutée durable au sein des entreprises. Aujourd'hui, il s'applique à réunir le monde de l'intuition, de l'efficience et de la durabilité afin d'accélérer la création de valeur.


Alexandre Zeenny
Analytical Project manager

Analytical Project manager, Startup Founder & EPFL Master of physics graduate


Max-André Haas
Juriste

Juriste and trainee lawyer


Sean Paul Shanor
Founder & Coach at Synergy Space

Sean Paul Shanor is a Norwegian American entrepreneur, facilitator, coach, and speaker with a drive to connect, enable, and inspire individuals to fuel their passion, build startups, and empower others with the right tools and ecosystem support to succeed. He is a techgeek, jack of-all digital-analog-trades entrepreneur that has learned how to piece together startups at low cost, high impact, and by facilitating key partnerships to leverage assets any team needs.


Matteo Togninalli
COO at Visium SA

COO at Visium SA


Sabrina Boudefar
STOk Rating Founder

Crypto-Enthusiast,
IMD EMBA Candidate,More than 12 years experienced & results driven executive orchestrating transformations.



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

Facilitators


Sean Paul Shanor
Founder & Coach at Synergy Space

Sean Paul Shanor is a Norwegian American entrepreneur, facilitator, coach, and speaker with a drive to connect, enable, and inspire individuals to fuel their passion, build startups, and empower others with the right tools and ecosystem support to succeed. He is a techgeek, jack of-all digital-analog-trades entrepreneur that has learned how to piece together startups at low cost, high impact, and by facilitating key partnerships to leverage assets any team needs.


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