Startup Weekend Baton Rouge
Friday, March 15 - 17, 2019
Friday, March 15 - 17, 2019
Event starts at 4:30 pm
Louisiana State University
501 South Quad Drive
Business Education Complex 1125
Your idea in 54 hours
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:
- 6 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 “firstname.lastname@example.org”.
Don’t wait any longer and join the Techstars Startup Weekend movement!
No talk, all action!
Friday March 15th
Saturday March 16th
Sunday March 17th
Coaches and Mentors
Chief Operating Officer at Global Data Systems
DIRECTOR OF INVESTMENT READINESS
Student Incubator Manager
Event Sponsors, and Partners
The Startup Weekend Baton Rouge 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.
Techstars Startup Weekend Baton Rouge is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here
Previously, Andrew worked as a Senior Management Consultant with KPMG's Strategy Advisory practice, he has recently jumped into the world of entrepreneurship himself, launching an online travel media called Flytrippers that is part discounted flight deals curation and part travel blog. An avid traveler, he is also a recognized air travel industry expert in Canada and serves on a regional board for a Canadian crowdfunding nonprofit.
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