Startup Weekend Kampala

    Thursday, January 31 - February 2, 2019

  1. Overview
  2. Schedule
  3. Speakers
  4. Coaches and Mentors
  5. Sponsors
  6. Organizing Team
  7. Blog
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Startup Weekend Kampala

Thursday, January 31 - February 2, 2019

Thursday, January 31 - February 2, 2019
Event starts at 5:30 pm

Ujamaa Tribe
Nyangweso Close
Kampala, C

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Fourth Industrial Revolution Startups

Learn, Network, Startup

In just 54 hours, you will experience the highs, lows, fun, and pressure that make up life at a startup. As you learn how to create a real company, you'll meet the very best mentors, investors, cofounders, and sponsors who are ready to help you get started. here to help you

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Thursday January 31st

5:30 pm
Arrive at the venue and get checked in

6:00 pm
Tea & Networking
Get a cup of tea, share ideas,get to know fellow participants

6:20 pm
Welcome & Speakers
Review agenda for the weekend and introduce speakers, coaches, and community leaders

7:30 pm
Introduction and skill set pitch Starts
Optionally line up to introduce yourselves

8:00 pm
Attendees learn branding and design their logos

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

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 the venue will allow

Friday February 1st

9:00 am
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee

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

12:00 pm

1:00 pm
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

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

10:00 pm
Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Saturday February 2nd

9:00 am
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee

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

12:00 pm

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

5:00 pm
Final Presentations

7:30 pm
Judging & Awards

8:30 pm

9:00 pm
Go Home!


Kafeero Aziizi
Social Entrepreneur

Social Entrepreneur,Philanthropist, CEO Kafeero Foundation

Coaches and Mentors

Andrew Tugume
4iR Entrepreneur

4iR Engineer/Entrepreneur/Investor

Kagoda Rodgers
Business Designer

Business Designer at Adi-loits

Alex Bwogi
Data Analyst

Data Specialist

Event Sponsors, and Partners

The Startup Weekend Kampala 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


Organizing Team

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

  • Andrew
  • Collines


Collines Mukasa
CEO/ Founder

Developer. Digital Strategist. Community Mentor. Facilitator. Trainer. 4iR Entrepreneur.

Event Staff

Rebecca Kafeero
Logistics and welfare

Kafeero Foundation

Juliyana Woldeab

I'm a law enthusiast and an inspired entrepreneur who is financially confident.

Event Blog

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