Techstars Startup Weekend Anchorage 2017

    Friday, November 10 - 12, 2017


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  4. Organizing Team
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Techstars Startup Weekend Anchorage 2017

Friday, November 10 - 12, 2017



Friday, November 10 - 12, 2017
Event starts at 6:00 pm

The Boardroom
601 W. 5th Avenue, Suite 200
Anchorage, AK 99501

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Connect with Alaska's Innovation Pipeline

The 2017 Anchorage Startup Weekend is part of a year long cycle of events that connect you to opportunities, investors and good friends that will be come your co founders.  Join us for our next weekend event that comes at the start of the Global Entrepreneurship Week.  From this event in past years, teams will go on to win Alaska and national awards, launch their businesses, and learn about innovation and the Alaskan startup community. No ideas are needed... just a passion for creating customer value and learning about lean entrepreneurship tools for rapid business model iteration. 

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EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday November 10th


6:00 pm
Registration, Dinner, & Networking
Arrive at the venue and get checked in. Eat food, share ideas, practice pitches, get to know fellow participants.


6:30 pm
Welcome & Keynote
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 November 11th


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 November 12th


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!



Event Sponsors, and Partners

The Techstars Startup Weekend Anchorage 2017 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.


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Organizing Team

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

  • Alyse
    Daunis
  • Matti
    Dupre
  • Piper
    Foster Wilder
  • Gretchen
    Fauske
  • Katherine
    Jernstrom
  • Nigel
    Sharp
  • Rachael
    Miller
  • Emma
    Kelly
  • Ross
    Johnston
  • Lori
    Davey
  • Jasmin
    Smith
  • Penny
    Gage
  • Jacqueline
    Summers
  • H. Ky
    Holland

Facilitators


Lindsey Danforth

Lindsey Danforth works in the field of Geospatial Information Systems (think of Google maps on steroids) and is also the co-founder of Girl Develop It Toledo. When not slaving away at the computer she enjoys high-adrenaline sports like ski racing and rock climbing. 


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