Startup Weekend Eugene/Springfield

    Friday, November 13 - 15, 2015


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  3. Speakers
  4. Sponsors
  5. Organizing Team
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Startup Weekend Eugene/Springfield

Friday, November 13 - 15, 2015



Friday, November 13 - 15, 2015
Event starts at 6:30 pm

FertiLab Startup Center
138 Main St.
Springfield, OR 97477

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Come collaborate, innovate and compete!

Startup Weekend Eugene/Springfield 2015 will be held at the new Springfield Fertilab from Nov 13-15. Come pitch your business or product ideas on opening night. The top ideas will pick teams to develop a more detailed business plan over the weekend. This is also a great chance to connect with the local startup community, meet with entrepreneurs and listen to some great speakers! 

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EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday November 13th


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


7:50 pm
Rapid Prototyping


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


9:30 pm
Voting
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
Go home!

Saturday November 14th


8:00 am
Breakfast
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee


8:30 am
Begin Work
Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend


11:30 am
Check-in
Check-in, status reports, call for help


12:00 pm
Lunch


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


6:00 pm
Check-in


6:30 pm
Dinner


7:30 pm
Presenter
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


11:00 pm
Go home!

Sunday November 15th


8:00 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
5 min to present, 5 min of feedback


7:30 pm
Judging & Awards


8:00 pm
Wrap-Up


8:30 pm
Go Home!



Speakers


Elizabeth Esponnette
Assistant Professor in Product Design at the University of Oregon & Co-founder of unspun



Aaron Sarnoff-Wood
Co-Founder of 2 Towns Ciderhouse



Event Sponsors, and Partners

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

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

  • Shula
  • Joe
    Maruschak
  • Brad
    Attig
  • KaLynn
    Alley
  • jeff
    Sather
  • Claire
    Elam
  • kimmy
    Gustafson
  • David
    Youngentob
  • Shane
    Johnson
  • Stephanie
    Imah
  • Yasin
    Karim
  • Kate
    Harmon

Facilitators


Travis Cannon

Technology Consultant & Advisor | Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Google+ Travis Cannon is an engineer with an MBA and a passion for startups. With over eight years experience in software development, he has a unique blend of business and technical savvy. He is currently a Technology Consultant and Developer for various startups and small companies, Facilitator and Organizer for Startup Weekend, and Curator of Portland Startup Digest.


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