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    Friday, April 22 - 24, 2016


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For 2018 please visit https://www.swmadison.com

Friday, April 22 - 24, 2016



Friday, April 22 - 24, 2016
Event starts at 6:00 pm

University Research Park (MG&E Innovation Center)
510 Charmany Dr
Madison, WI 53719

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EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday April 22nd


6:00 pm
Registration Opens & Networking Time
Arrive at the venue, get checked in, networking time


6:30 pm
Dinner & Welcome
Eat food, share ideas, practice pitches, get to know fellow participants


6:45 pm
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 midnight

Saturday April 23rd


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
Recommended finish for the day. You may stay and work as late as you would like

Sunday April 24th


9:00 am
Breakfast
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee


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


12:00 pm
Lunch


1:00 pm
Presentation Prep, Practice,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!



Event Sponsors, and Partners

The For 2018 please visit https://www.swmadison.com 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 Madison is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here

  • Chris
    Meyer
  • Amy
    Gannon
  • Pauline
    Chavez-Hemaidan
  • Lorin
    Toepper (In Memoriam)
  • Margie
    Romani
  • Brian
    Samson

Facilitators


Nirav Amin


Event Staff


Capital Entrepreneurs



Sector67 Madison



Doyenne Group



Edgewood College



Madworks Coworking



University of Wisconsin-Madison



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