Techstars Global Online Startup Weekend Unite to Fight Covid-19 Uganda

    Friday, April 24 - 26, 2020


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Techstars Global Online Startup Weekend Unite to Fight Covid-19 Uganda

Friday, April 24 - 26, 2020



Friday, April 24 - 26, 2020
Event starts at 6:30 pm



Kampala, Uganda

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Stay home. Work together. Change the world.

Calling all developers, designers, marketers, nurses, doctors, students, scientists, teachers and anyone with an idea to tackle the challenges created by the global pandemic. This is your chance to join forces with thousands of people from dozens of countries and truly make a difference.  
If you’ve ever been to a Techstars Startup Weekend, you know it’s one of the most thrilling 54 hours you can imagine. You experience the highs, lows, fun, and pressures that make up life at a startup. As you work, you’ll meet the very best mentors, investors and sponsors — all who are ready to help you refine your idea. 
A Techstars Online Startup Weekend takes the best of our in-person experience and amplifies it with the scope and reach of the best digital tools available.



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EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday April 24th


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 April 25th


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 April 26th


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

  • Juliyana
    Woldeab
  • Garry
    Mugyenyi
  • Andrew
    Tugume
  • Recheal
    Ainembabazi
  • Collins
    Mukasa

Facilitators


Andrew Tugume
4iR Entrepreneur

4iR Engineer/Entrepreneur/Investor


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