Startup Weekend Health London

    Friday, April 13 - 15, 2018


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Startup Weekend Health London

Friday, April 13 - 15, 2018



Friday, April 13 - 15, 2018
Event starts at 7:00 pm

St Thomas's Hospital
Westminster Bridge Rd
London, UK SE1 7EH

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Innovate Healthcare

Startup Weekend Health London is the first Startup Weekend dedicated exclusively to Health in the UK.  We are all patients and friends and family of patients and we all have ideas on how to improve the healthcare system in the UK. We want you to bring your ideas for helping patients, caregivers and the NHS provide better, more efficient care. Even if you don't have an idea, come work with others who do to build what could be the next great solution for the NHS. 

Lets build the future of Healthcare !
  • Do you seek knowledge and other like-minded people interested in the Healthcare system?
  • Are a medical professional with a new idea who wants to develop it and help its patients? 
  • Are you a business professional interested in the new Medtech revolution? 
  • Are a developer or a UX specialist who wants to make a difference?   
  • Do you want to get hands on and learn by doing about business design, marketing research and developing a prototype?
  • Do you want to get mentoring from insiders, clinical specialists, technological geniuses and business gurus?
  • Do you want to start building your future and help change the world in just 54 hours?
Do you have an idea you'd like to pursue or a problem you'd like to solve but don't know where to start or who to start with?

Techstars Startup Weekend is the place to look for a team, create a prototype of your idea, validate your business idea, and receive feedback from experienced entrepreneurs, all in one weekend.

What do you need to bring?

Lots of energy! You'll pitch your own idea or listen to others, then vote on the most interesting ideas and form teams with diverse skill sets. You can come with friends, but you’ll get the full experience if you participate in separate teams. Remember, it’s all about the team.

Your idea should be something you have not previously worked on. The idea you pitch and the problem you set out to solve can span social, educational, financial, environmental, or other issues. Over the course of the weekend you'll be challenged to create a prototype of your MVP, or minimum viable product, that fits the needs of your target customer. You'll get feedback, iterate, and likely pivot your approach entirely! Important: You cannot have worked previously on your idea.

Techstars Startup Weekend is a full weekend long experience. Your ticket includes:
  • 7 full (and delicious) meals over the course of the weekend
  • Benefits and discounts from our global partners
  • One-on-one time with amazing mentors
  • A new network of developers, designers, and entrepreneurs eager, like you, to change the world.
  • All the internet and coffee you can consume.

Watch the video below to see what you can expect, and if you’re feeling inspired click on the “Buy Ticket” button now!

Still have questions, feel free to reach us at “london-health@startupweekend.org”.

Don’t wait any longer and join the Techstars Startup Weekend movement!

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EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday April 13th


7:00 pm
Registration
Arrive at the venue and get checked in


7:30 pm
Dinner & Networking
Eat food, share ideas, practice pitches, get to know fellow participants


8:00 pm
Welcome & Speakers
Review agenda for the weekend and introduce speakers, coaches, and community leaders


8:30 pm
Pitches Start
Optionally line up to give your pitch


9:00 pm
Voting
Attendees vote for the top pitches


9:30 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


11:00 pm
Wrap-up
Everyone out ! Go sleep, because this weekend is a marathon.

Saturday April 14th


8:30 am
Breakfast and Yoga
While having breakfast & coffee, let's start the day on the right foot.


9:00 am
Begin Work
Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend


1:00 pm
Lunch
Give some sugar to your neurons.


1:30 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!


7:00 pm
Dinner
You are going to need to refuel after this intense afternoon !


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


11:00 pm
Wrap-Up
Finished for the day. You need your beauty sleep !

Sunday April 15th


8:30 am
Breakfast
Croissants and a lot of coffee !


10:00 am
Coach meetings
Coaches arrive. Final opportunity to ask questions to our coaches.


12:30 pm
Lunch
Lunch break, or eating in front of your computer... You decide !


1:00 pm
Check-in
Last chance for 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
A little bit of carbs before the stress of the presentations...


5:00 pm
Final Presentations
Let's see your magic onstage !


7:30 pm
Judging & Awards
Three teams will be awarded by our team of esteemed judges.


8:30 pm
Cocktail and networking
The pressure is off ! Enjoy a glass of bubbles, talk to the other teams, mingle and celebrate !



Event Sponsors, and Partners

The Startup Weekend Health London team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
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