Startup Weekend Colorado Springs

    Friday, September 19 - 21, 2014


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Startup Weekend Colorado Springs

Friday, September 19 - 21, 2014



Friday, September 19 - 21, 2014
Event starts at 6:30 pm

Epicentral
415 N Tejon St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday September 19th


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 September 20th


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 21st


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
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Organizing Team

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

  • Chris
    Franz
  • Nick
    Lee

Facilitators


Chris Chang
Program Manager, Techstars Adelaide

Chris is the Program Manager for Techstars Adelaide, the first Techstars accelerator in the APAC-region. Focusing in early stage startup acceleration, Techstars Adelaide supports startups advancing innovative applications in IoT, big data, sensors and robotics, with potential to develop and commercialize technologies connected to the defense and security sectors.  

Previously, Chris was a Regional Manager for Techstars Community Programs, where he supported the West of the USA and Canada. 


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