Startup Weekend: Grow with Google

    Friday, August 10 - 12, 2018


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  2. Schedule
  3. Judges
  4. Sponsors
  5. Organizing Team
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Startup Weekend: Grow with Google

Friday, August 10 - 12, 2018



Friday, August 10 - 12, 2018
Event starts at 6:30 pm

CIC
50 Milk St.
Boston, MA 02109

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Techstars Startup Weekend and Grow with Google have joined forces to offer this special event FREE of charge to the first people who register.

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Techstars Startup Weekend is the best place to learn how to build a startup in a weekend and connect with your community; a melting pot of the area’s most creative thinkers, builders and implementers.  It’s a 3-day long sprint to launch new products and services that solve real-world problems.

Grow with Google is an initiative that draws on Google’s 20-year history of building products, platforms, and services that help people and businesses grow. Through Grow with Google, Google aims to help everyone across America – those who make up the workforce of today and the students who will drive the workforce of tomorrow – access the best of Google’s training and tools to grow their skills, careers, and businesses.

Techstars Startup Weekend Cambridge and Google have joined forces to bring this special event to life.


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EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday August 10th


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 August 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 August 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 Judges


Clement Cazalot
Managing Director of TechStars

Clement Cazalot is an entrepreneur, angel investor, and startup advisor, and now focusing on working and advising early stage startup. 

Clement Cazalot is currently Managing Director of Techstars Boston, leading the expansion of one of the most prestigious, impactful and founder-friendly startup accelerator and early stage investor in the world.

Clement Cazalot is an entrepreneur, angel investor, and startup advisor. 
He is currently Managing Director of Techstars Boston, leading the expansion Techstars' accelerator program. 

Cazalot was the co-founder of docTrackr and went through the TechStars accelerator himself in 2012!  DocTrackr was acquired by Intralinks and Cazalot become the VP of Technology.
Cazalot is recognized as a information security expert. He holds a both Master of Science in Intelligence & Innovation from Universite Aix-Marseille (France) and a Master of Business Administration and Management from Ecole de Management de Marseille (France).
Before Intralinks, Cazalot was the co-founder and CEO of docTrackr (accelerated by TechStars Boston in 2012) that was acquired by Intralinks in 2014, after having partnered with industry leaders among which Microsoft, Adobe, Autodesk, and Box. He built the company from its inception in the south of France, until the point where their technology was deployed to 99% of the Fortune 1000 in the US, four years later.

Cazalot has been featured in a number of publications, conferences and recognized by peers and media alike for his information security expertise. He holds a both Master of Science in Intelligence & Innovation from Universite Aix-Marseille (France) and a Master of Business Administration and Management from Ecole de Management de Marseille (France).


Stephen Baker
CEO at Attivio

Stephen is the Chief Executive Officer for Attivio, where he previously served as COO. With over fifteen years of experience as a top executive within enterprise software, Stephen has a proven ability to build and lead high performing organizations. Prior to Attivio, Stephen spent nearly six years as the President and Chief Revenue Officer for RAMP Holdings (formerly EveryZing) and, previously, served as the CEO of RB Search (a Reed Elsevier company). Earlier in his career, Stephen spent almost eight years at Fast Search & Transfer, where he served as General Manager. Stephen holds an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania – The Wharton School as well as a BS in Music and Marketing from Hofstra University.



Event Sponsors, and Partners

The Startup Weekend: Grow with Google 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 Boston is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here

  • Pooja
    Mistry
  • Zuzana
    Giertlova
  • Hiren
    Patel
  • David
    Finger

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