Startup Weekend Delaware

    Friday, November 11 - 13, 2016


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  2. Schedule
  3. Speakers
  4. Judges
  5. Coaches and Mentors
  6. Sponsors
  7. Organizing Team
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Startup Weekend Delaware

Friday, November 11 - 13, 2016



Friday, November 11 - 13, 2016
Event starts at 6:30 pm

Venture Development Center
132 E. Delaware Ave.
Suite 100
Newark, Delaware 19711

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EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday November 11th


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


7:30 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. Finished for the day. You may stay and work until 11pm.

Saturday November 12th


9:00 am
Breakfast
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee


9:30 am
Keynote (30 min) & Coaches
Keynote talk (30 min), meet the coaches, and get to work


12:00 pm
Lunch


1:00 pm
Check-In
After-lunch check-in, status reports, call for 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 until 11pm.

Sunday November 13th


9:00 am
Breakfast
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee


10:00 am
Check-In


12:00 pm
Lunch


12:30 pm
Afternoon (final) check in


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!



Speakers


Wayne Kimmel
Venture Capitalist, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Networker & Author

Wayne Kimmel is an entrepreneur, venture capitalist, philanthropist, tireless networker, and author.

He is the Managing Partner of SeventySix Capital, the venture capital firm he founded in 1999, and has invested in over 40 startup technology and healthcare companies, including SeamlessWeb (now public as GrubHub), Take Care Health Systems and NutriSystem.

Event Judges


John Williams, Esq.
Attorney, Founder, President of Law Practice



Brian Corbett
Management Consultant



Ashley Biden
Executive Director



Tariq Hook
Director of Education



Christina Pellicane



Robert Herrera



Coaches and Mentors


Mac Nagaswami
Founder & CEO, Carvertise



Rory Laitila
Software Engineer, Founder



Tim Savery
Director of Engineering, Founder



Jason Sherman
CEO, Author & Founder



Pauline Himics
Co-Founder



John Himics
Co-Founder



Tariq Hook
Director of Education



Event Sponsors, and Partners

The Startup Weekend Delaware team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
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Organizing Team

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

  • Mona
    Parikh
  • Dan
    Freeman
  • Ken
    Grant
  • Davis
    Pfund
  • Samantha
    Stokes
  • Gillian
    Williams
  • Daniel
    Warszawski
  • Farhad
    Baqi
  • Monique
    Michalec

Facilitators


Aldo Aguirre G
Latam, US & Canada Director - Startup Programs

Aldo believes that entrepreneurship is one of the best ways of changing lives for the better. As an entrepreneur he founded a software development company, a coffee shop and a business incubator. Now he works full time helping entrepreneurs across the world start their entrepreneurial path through Techstars Startup Programs. He likes to talk about movies, series and books, as well as technology in general.


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