Startup Weekend Eugene

    Friday, November 14 - 16, 2014

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

Friday, November 14 - 16, 2014

Friday, November 14 - 16, 2014
Event starts at 6:30 pm

390 Lincoln St
Eugene, OR 97408

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Come celebrate the New Economy!

Eugene Startup Weekend is November 14-16th, 2014 . Pitch a business or product idea opening night, top ideas draw teams to build out the project over the weekend. Get connected to the local startup community and meet with local entrepreneurs, designers, and software developers. 

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Friday November 14th

6:30 pm
Registration & Dinner
Arrive at the venue and get checked in. Eat

6:40 pm
BT Bio Presentation

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
Jonathan Evans Presentation

7:50 pm
Sliced Bread
Digital Fabrication - Opportunity for 1 team to get to produce a working prototype with Sliced Bread. Team to be selected on Saturday morning

7:55 pm
Pitches Start
Optionally line up to give your pitch

9:30 pm
Attendees vote for the top pitches

10:00 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

11:00 pm

Saturday November 15th

9:00 am
Breakfast & Voting for Sliced Bread
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee. One team will be selected by participants to work on a prototype with Sliced Bread

9:30 am
Begin Work
Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend

12:00 pm

1:00 pm
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

7:30 pm
After-dinner check-in, status reports, call for help

10:00 pm
Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

11:00 pm

Sunday November 16th

9:00 am
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee

10:00 am
Coaches arrive. Final opportunity to ask questions

12:00 pm

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

5:00 pm
Final Presentations
5 min to present, 5 min of feedback

7:30 pm
Judging & Awards

8:00 pm

8:30 pm
Go Home!


Jeff Martens
Product Manager, New Relic

Andrew Tupper

Johnathan Evans

Event Judges

Jeff Tunnell

Serial entrepreneur in the video games industry. 

John Helmick

Sabrina Parsons

Coaches and Mentors

Alex Scarbourough

Pat Wilson

David Brabender
Subject Matter Expert Coach

Founder of legal firm that supports entrepreneurs

Freeman Corbin

Mark McCoy

Pat McCarthy

Jessica Jones

Carl Turner

Event Sponsors, and Partners

The Startup Weekend Eugene 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.




Organizing Team

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

  • Joe
  • Peter
  • Shula
  • Shane
  • KaLynn
  • Chad
  • kimmy


Jeff Martens
Product Manager, New Relic

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