North Dallas Startup Weekend

    Friday, July 8 - 10, 2016


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

Friday, July 8 - 10, 2016



Friday, July 8 - 10, 2016
Event starts at 6:30 pm

NoD Coworking (noddfw.com)
17290 Preston Road
Suite #300
Dallas, TX 75252

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North Dallas Startup Weekend 2016

Theme: Food, Fitness, and Physical Education
Venue: NoD Coworking





EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday July 8th


6:30 pm
(Optional) Registration
Arrive at the venue and get checked in. Optional: Weigh in!


7:00 pm
(Optional) Dinner & Networking
Eat food, share ideas, practice pitches, get to know fellow participants

Saturday July 9th


9:00 am
Official Start Time
Breakfast & coffee provided by iStart Valley and High Brew Coffee.


9:30 am
(Optional) Group Fitness Warmup
Get energized for the day with a group warmup and stretching routine with a local professional fitness trainer from Frazier Fitness.


10:00 am
Form Teams
Pitches, Voting, and Team Formation


11:00 am
(Optional) Guest Speaker: Lydiah Tate
Lydiah Tate from Chase Bank will speak about Chase Bank's resources for entrepreneurs.


12:00 pm
Lunch
Provided by NoD Coworking


2:00 pm
Coach Meetings
Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!


6:30 pm
Dinner
Provided by NoD Coworking


7:30 pm
Check-In + Guest Speaker Joey Allette
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 July 10th


9:00 am
Breakfast
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee provided by High Brew Coffee.


10:00 am
City Surf Fitness Demo with London Fish
A quick demo of a new innovative workout technique developed by City Surf Fitness.


12:00 pm
Lunch Fireside with Tech Genies
Guest Speaker: Mark Hamdan, Founder of Tech Genies. Lunch provided by BB Bop Seoul Kitchen.


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
Provided by NoD Coworking


5:00 pm
Final Presentations
7-8 teams will conduct their final presentations.


7:30 pm
Judging & Awards
Judges: Jim Welch, Lacey Baxter, Nida Nadir, and Paula Gean


8:30 pm
Wrap-Up
Trophies awarded to winners, everyone on stage for group photo.


9:00 pm
Go Home!
Optional: Weigh out!



Speakers


Lydiah Tate
Vice President

Vice President at Chase Bank


Shahzil Amin
Partner at Karlani Capital

Partner at Karlani Capital


Katherine Lindholm
North Texas Food Bank

North Texas Food Bank


London Fish
Owner of City Surf Fitness

Owner of City Surf Fitness in Plano


Mark Hamdan

Maan (Mark) Hamdan is an established corporate executive and entrepreneur with a wealth of hands-on experience providing focused leadership, building effective management teams and creating and developing profitable businesses.

Event Judges


Lacey Baxter

Lacey owns her own health/fitness coaching business.


Jim Welch
Sound Engineer & Composer



Nida Nadir
Attorney

Nida is an accomplished attorney with an in-depth knowledge of intellectual property law as well as commercial and business law.


Paula Gean
Marketing



Coaches and Mentors


Alexis Nguyen



MJ Charmani

MJ organized Startup Weekend in Jacksonville, Florida, in 2013. He's now in Dallas, where he completed his MBA and is a Manager at Accenture.


Ruben DeLeon
Partner

Ruben specializes in intellectual property, commercial litigation and general corporate law.


Richard Carrizales



Steve Thrasher



Shaz Amin



Event Sponsors, and Partners

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

  • Chirag
    Gupta
  • Kelly
    Cullum
  • Carri
    Craver

Facilitators


Chirag Gupta
Founder of NoD Coworking

Director of an 11,000 square foot coworking space in North Dallas that houses tech startups, creatives, designers, and developers. Tweet him @ChicagoGupta.

Event Staff


Shiree King
Operations



Robin-Ann Klotsky



Aaron Kelton



Saamer Mansoor



Sarah White



Edna Navarro



Caitlin Studley



Austin NA



Joseph Arora
Founder Startup Alerts

Founder of Startup Alerts and Active Duty military :)


Reza Mohamed



Noel Behailu



John Novakovich



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