Startup Weekend Orange County, CA

    Friday, March 27 - 29, 2015


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  2. Schedule
  3. Speakers
  4. Judges
  5. Coaches and Mentors
  6. Sponsors
  7. Organizing Team
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Startup Weekend Orange County, CA

Friday, March 27 - 29, 2015



Friday, March 27 - 29, 2015
Event starts at 6:30 pm

Real Office Centers @ TheVineOC
5151 California Ave
Irvine, CA 92617

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EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday March 27th


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 28th


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 29th


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


Marcus Nelson
Habitual company starter

Marcus has co-founded 3 kids, Addvocate and Uservoice. He spent 3 years as Director of Product Marketing at Salesforce and is an all-around badass. And, he's a great hugger.

Event Judges


Amir Banifatemi
Managing Partner, K5 Ventures



Joel Beukelman
Interaction Designer at Google



Travis Swicegood
Web and UX Architect at Continuum Analytics



Marcus Nelson
Habitual company starter

Marcus has co-founded 3 kids, Addvocate and Uservoice. He spent 3 years as Director of Product Marketing at Salesforce and is an all-around badass. And, he's a great hugger.


Richard Sudek
Executive Director, UC Irvine Institute for Innovation



Coaches and Mentors


Jason Lankow
CEO/Cofounder at Visage



Daniel Ball
Senior Product Manager at Zynx Health



Joel Beukelman
Interaction Designer at Google



Scott Sebelius
Director of Engineering, Originate



Amir Banifatemi
Managing Partner, K5 Ventures



Chris Dover
CEO/Co-Founder littleCoders



Ounie Phakousonh
Coding Evangelist



Drew Gourley
Product Developer (UI/UX)



Dan Temple
Chief Whiskey Taster



Nate Butler
Director of Design



Andre Bourque
Editor Emeritus at Technorati



Event Sponsors, and Partners

The Startup Weekend Orange County, CA 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.


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Organizing Team

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

  • Jonsen
    Carmack
  • Pat
    Ryan
  • Natalia
    Araujo
  • Andy
    Keil

Facilitators


Adam Haun
Region Director

Fan of smiles and collector of hugs + high fives. Techstars Startup Programs


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