Startup Weekend Kansas City
Friday, November 13 - 15, 2015
Friday, November 13 - 15, 2015
Event starts at 6:30 pm
210 W. 19th Terrace
Kansas City Startup Weekend - November 13-15, 2015
Start Local with Kansas City Startup Weekend and Grow Global with the biggest Startup Battle ever! This November, Kansas City Startup Weekend will be held at the Sprint Accelerator and highlight the hottest technologies, innovations, mentors, and idea makers to support and create businesses within a 54-hour period. The Startup Battle begins when the top three winning teams enter the Champions Track, which showcases the best from every city, region, and ultimately, the globe. Additional tracks will open by November, click on the link to learn more about #GSB2015. KC will also compete against other cities for bragging rights in a Global Hashtag Battle. Follow the action with #KCSW or kcsw.info.
Startup Weekend is a global organization that supports the development and expansion of entrepreneurship through events worldwide that educate aspiring entrepreneurs by immersing them in the process of moving an idea to market. Startup Weekend has built a network of more than 100,000 alumni, thousands of volunteer Organizers and more than 100 trained facilitators spanning more than 400 cities in more than 100 countries. Startup Weekend is one of Techstars Community Programs and is supported by Google for Entrepreneurs and other corporate partners. For more information visit www.startupweekend.org.
Pitches begin Friday night with demos rounding out the weekend on Sunday, spectators welcome! This event is open to all innovation: smart city, connected homes, agribusiness, financial tech, gesture tech, wearables, social good, sustainable energy, plus more. Tickets can by purchased at Eventbrite by searching Startup Weekend, Kansas City, and include all meals for the weekend.
- Everyone: Google SWAG, awesome event tshirt, seven KC meals, and huge congrats for making it work!
- Crowd Fave: All of the above + A BIG pat on the back!
- 3rd: You are the third winner!
- 2nd: Right on the bubble!
- 1st: Ermagherd, your team ROCKS!
Be sure to give a shoutout to our sponsors - without them we would not be able to hold such an incredible event!Startup Weekend Networking Event - Thursday Nov 12th at Thou Mayest 6-7PM - FREE to attend. Meet community members, organizing team, and Startup Weekend alumni. Run your pitch by the group for feedback, learn about the Startup Weekend journey, and hear about Global Startup Battle! http://bit.ly/KickoffThouMayest
Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is November 16th-22nd, 2015. Plan your week by following #GEWKC, or for full details visit KCSourcelink. But wait, there's more! Revisit Startup Weekend with the Techstars crew on Tuesday, November 17th, 2015 at the Sprint Accelerator - sign up here.
Friday November 13th
Saturday November 14th
Sunday November 15th
UX Architect, Product Ecosystem Designer, Front-End Developer, and Entrepreneurial Technologist
Coaches and Mentors
Quest has a strong passion for helping others in achieving their goals and dreams. Quest is the co-founder of Pennez, and is using his skills in technology to help increase the reading skills of illiterate diverse children using artificial intelligence.
Quest has a very diverse background from technology, high tech, retail, and business. In 2010, Quest created BTP (Beauty To The People) Hair, a successful online beauty store. BTP Hair went on to raise funding from outside investors, and eventually made a successful exit in 2014.
Present day I work full time as a founder of ProjectUK, helping Minorities and Women led startups to create new technologies, innovate new ideas, and receive infusion support.
Principal @ Barr Assurance & Advisory, Inc. | Risk Optimizer | GRC Advisor | Regulatory Compliance Specialist
Event Sponsors, and Partners
The Startup Weekend Kansas City 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.
The Sprint Mobile Accelerator powered by Techstars is helping mobile companies move forward! From our community space to a co-working space and large event space, the award-winning Sprint Accelerator facility has something for everyone. Located within the beautiful Kansas City Crossroads.
Startups For Snacks
Techstars Startup Weekend Kansas City is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here
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