Startup Weekend Jacksonville, FL

    Friday, March 6 - 8, 2015


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  2. Schedule
  3. Speakers
  4. Judges
  5. Coaches and Mentors
  6. Organizing Team
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Startup Weekend Jacksonville, FL

Friday, March 6 - 8, 2015



Friday, March 6 - 8, 2015
Event starts at 6:30 pm

Student Union Bldg
University of North Florida
Jacksonville, Florida 32224

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EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday March 6th


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 March 7th


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 March 8th


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
Go Home!



Speakers


Ed Buckley
Co-Founder and President of peerFit


Event Judges


Ted Willich
Chief Executive Officer at NLP Logix



Craig Mandeville
Founder and CEO of Forcura



Doug Kravet
Principal, Heritage Capital Group



Coaches and Mentors


Liz Pierce
CEO, MomentStrong, LLC



Isabelle Killian
Founder, TADA Language



Jon Sykes
CEO/Co-Founder of Code Green Light, LLC



Ovidiu Dimulescu
Cloud Engineer with Oracle



Jonathan Raiti
RZI, LLC, President and General Manager



Moti Demre
Manager, EverBank



Ashkan Najafi
Attorney



Larry Levy
Information Technology, ALM



JB Roth
Attorney



Laurie Lee
Attorney



Crystal Broughan
Attorney



Robert Myers
Area Director, SBDC



Douglas Goodall
Vice President, UnitedLex



Karthikeyan Umapathy
Associate Professor at the School of Computing, University of North Florida



David Marovich
Vice President of Business Services, 121 Financial Credit Union



Robert Zinsser
Sales Management



Organizing Team

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

  • Bryan
    Stewart
  • Yash
    Nath
  • Marice
    Hague

Facilitators


Michael LaPlante
Senior Web Engineer @Fireeye Security


Event Staff


Pavan Varshney



Joan Carter



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