Startup Weekend Orange County

    Friday, February 10 - 12, 2017


  1. Overview
  2. Schedule
  3. Judges
  4. Coaches and Mentors
  5. Organizing Team
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Startup Weekend Orange County

Friday, February 10 - 12, 2017



Friday, February 10 - 12, 2017
Event starts at 6:30 pm

PeopleSpace
1691 Kettering St.
Irvine, Ca. 92614

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Startup Weekend is BACK at PeopleSpace

PeopleSpace and WeGreenLight is kicking off the year with Startup Weekend Orange County! Keep an eye out for our lineup of judges and coaches!

Learn, Network, Startup

In just 54 hours, you will experience the highs, lows, fun, and pressure that make up life at a startup. As you learn how to create a real company, you'll meet the very best mentors, investors, cofounders, and sponsors who are ready to help you get started. Your community is here to help you — rsvp today!

Startup Weekend by the numbers:

23k+
Teams Formed
193k+
Alumni Community Members
150
Countries(That's more than Starbucks!)
2.9k+
Events to Date


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EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday February 10th


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


7:45 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 February 11th


9:00 am
Breakfast
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee


9:30 am
Begin Work
Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend


10:00 am
Coach Meetings
Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!


12:00 pm
Lunch


1:00 pm
Check-In
After-lunch check-in, status reports, call for help


4:30 pm
Coaches 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
Continue working
You may stay and work overnight as needed.

Sunday February 12th


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
Final Presentations


6:30 pm
Judging & Awards


7:00 pm
Dinner


8:00 pm
Wrap-Up & Go Home!


Event Judges


Mario Leone
Chapman University and Board Work



Anderee Berengian
Managing Partner: RezVen Partners. Chairman & CEO: Cie Digital Labs



Josephine Lee
Founder at the Point Shop



Erik Rannala
Co-Founder Mucker Capital



Coaches and Mentors


Alex Friedman



Lisa Magill
Co-Founder, Equity Directory



Carl Tung
Senior Line Manager, Broadcom



Lisa Tsou



Ladan Davia



Benjamin Walters



Organizing Team

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

  • Melinda
    Kim
  • Kina
    De Santis
  • Peter
    Dickinson

Facilitators


Melinda Kim
Executive Director, PeopleSpace


Event Staff


Elizabeth Moreno
Marketing Coordinator



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