Startup Weekend Youth Mountain View

    Friday, January 27 - 29, 2017


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  2. Schedule
  3. Speakers
  4. Judges
  5. Coaches and Mentors
  6. Organizing Team
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Startup Weekend Youth Mountain View

Friday, January 27 - 29, 2017



Friday, January 27 - 29, 2017
Event starts at 4:30 pm

Crittenden Middle School
1701 Rock St
Mountain View, CA 94043

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MIDDLE SCHOOLERS: GOT A GREAT IDEA?

Startup Weekend is an annual event at Crittenden Middle School to empower young entrepreneurs. In just 54 hours, you and your team of middle schoolers from across the SF Bay Area will listen to each other's ideas, form teams, be coached by educators and industry pros, design your product, code/create a prototype, and pitch your company in front of a panel of judges and audience members.


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EVENT SCHEDULE

Thursday January 26th


4:30 pm
Coding Workshops
Join us for your choice of coding workshops: Block Coding (for beginners) or Web Application Basics (HTML and CSS) (duration: 2 hours)

Friday January 27th


4:00 pm
Registration
Arrive at the venue and get checked in


4:30 pm
Welcome & Introduction
Review agenda for the weekend and introduce speakers, coaches, and mentors.


5:15 pm
How To Pitch


5:30 pm
Dinner
Dinner and pitch practice.


6:00 pm
Pitches Start


7:00 pm
Voting
Vote for the best ideas that were pitched.


7:15 pm
Team Formation
Teams of five to six people are formed around the winning pitches. Each team is assigned a coach.


7:40 pm
Pick Up Time

Saturday January 28th


8:30 am
Coaches Training
For coaches only. Teams arrive at 9.


9:00 am
Team Check-In
Work areas are set up.


9:30 am
Team Building
Meet your coach & team building activity.


9:45 am
Brainstorming
Empathy Mapping, Brainstorming, Prototyping


12:00 pm
Lunch


12:30 pm
Workshops
Workshops with mentors.


2:30 pm
Work Time
Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!


4:30 pm
Wrap Up
Clean up and wrap up.

Sunday January 29th


9:00 am
Team Check-In


9:15 am
Keynote Speaker


9:30 am
Work Time


12:00 pm
Lunch


12:30 pm
Work Time
Work time and presentation practice.


3:00 pm
Final Presentations
Team members' parents are invited to attend.


4:45 pm
Awards


5:00 pm
Wrap Up
Clean up and wrap up.



Speakers


Adam de la Zerda
Founder of Click Diagnostics, Assistant Professor at the Stanford University School of Medicine


Event Judges


Nigel Koh
Venture Associate, CSC Upshot Ventures Mgmt., LLC



Jennifer Coogan
Chief Content Officer, Newsela



Andrew Sutherland
Founder of Quizlet

Andrew Sutherland is the founder of Quizlet, an educational software company that makes language and vocabulary learning tools. Andrew started Quizlet while taking a French class in 10th grade at Albany High School. He then went to Massachusetts Institute of Technology to study computer science. After MIT, Andrew moved to San Francisco to work on Quizlet, where he now leads a team of 25 people working to make great learning software for everyone on the planet. 


Kevin Holmes
CEO of Founders Network



Lisa Hennefarth
Mathematics Educator, Former Director of Corporate Administration at Gap



Dan Parodi
Angel Investor, Entrepeneur



Geoff Chang
Principal of Huff Middle School



Coaches and Mentors


Daniel Valdez



Jasmine Rosen



Heather Rebuelta



Chris Lunt



John Knapp



Ray Lee



Kiora Engelmann



Kassia Engelmann



Jelle van Geuns



Sundar Subbarayan



Emma van Geuns



Robert Engelmann



Jadyn Kennedy



Organizing Team

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

  • Svetlana
    Sadekova
  • Jasmine
    Rosen
  • Nik
    Kalyani
  • Jelle
    van Geuns
  • Malia
    Pires
  • Margaret
    Poor
  • Chris
    Lunt

Facilitators


Christopher Chiang


Event Staff


Jaymes Hines

Marketing Workshop


Keith Moravick

Business Model Workshop


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