Startup Weekend Charleston

    Friday, September 18 - 20, 2015


  1. Overview
  2. Schedule
  3. Speakers
  4. Judges
  5. Coaches and Mentors
  6. Sponsors
  7. Organizing Team
  8. Blog
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Startup Weekend Charleston

Friday, September 18 - 20, 2015



Friday, September 18 - 20, 2015
Event starts at 6:30 pm

College of Charleston - School of Sciences & Mathematics
202 Calhoun Street
Charleston, SC 29424

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EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday September 18th


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 lineup 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 September 19th


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 September 20th


9:00 am
Breakfast
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee


10:00 am
Check-In
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 work time 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!



Speakers


Igor Jablokov


Event Judges


Patrick Bryant



Derek Willis



Jamee Haley



Karan Sorensen



Kevin Eichelberger



Coaches and Mentors


Randy Bitting



Matthew Gough



Sally Kingston



Charles Wyke-Smith



Jono Young
UX Designer, Unicorn & CXO at WePiphany, LLC

Web/App #UX Designer (by degree), Logo Designer, Speaker & Marketer. Founder/CXO of @WePiphanyBooks. Designing solutions that save time, feel good & make money.


LB Adams



Bobby Christian



Wesley Henderson



Greg Finch



Reeve Conover



Richard Brisbin



Raghav Badiger



Brian Tice



John Osborne

Charleston Angel Partners Executive Administrator, John Osborne, has been named one of Charleston’s 40 Under 40 by Charleston Regional Business Journal (2013) as well as one of Charleston’s 50 Most Progressive by Charlie Magazine (2014)Osborne is the founder of The Harbor Entrepreneur Center, on a mission “to create collision throughout the entrepreneur community”—now in four Charleston-area locations.


Joseph Belton



Chelsea Ex-Lubeskie



Event Sponsors, and Partners

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

  • Joe
    Dwyer
  • Suzette
    Bussey
  • Brian
    Tice
  • Philip
    Butler
  • John
    Osborne
  • Nicole
    Garrigan
  • Jono
    Young

Facilitators


Matt Brown
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