Portland Startup Weekend

    Friday, November 14 - 16, 2014


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Portland Startup Weekend

Friday, November 14 - 16, 2014



Friday, November 14 - 16, 2014
Event starts at 5:30 pm

PSU Business Accelerator
2828 SW Corbett Ave.
Portland, OR 97201

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Portland Startup Weekend November 14-16 @ PSU Business Accelerator

The Portland Startup Weekend brings together people with different skill sets - primarily software developers, graphics designers and business people - to build applications and develop a commercial case around them. Why should you attend?

  • Build your network
  • Co-founder dating
  • Learn a new skill
  • Get face time with thought leaders
  • Join a global community
  • Actually launch a business!
Details for next Portland Startup Weekend (Check schedule below for details):

  • Date:    November 14th-16th
  • Time:    Friday: 6 -10pm, Saturday: 9am -11pm, Sunday 9am -9pm
  • Place:   PSU Business Accelerator 2828 SW Corbett Ave. Portland, OR 97201 (Directions)
For those who want to know what Startup Weekend is all about, we offer a Bootcamp that will give you a better sense of what to expect at Startup Weekend, how to get the most out of it, and help you increase your chances of success during the weekend. Details for Bootcamp:

  • Date:    Saturday, November 8th
  • Time:   12pm-5pm
  • Place:   PDX Code Guild, 2626 SW Corbett Ave, Portland, OR 97201




EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday November 14th


5:30 pm
Registration
Arrive at the venue and get checked in


6:00 pm
Dinner & Networking
Eat food, share ideas, practice pitches, get to know fellow participants


7:00 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


8:30 pm
Voting
Attendees vote for the top pitches


9:00 pm
Form Teams
Teams start forming and discussing ideas


9:30 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 November 15th


8:30 am
Breakfast
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee


9:00 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!


5:30 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 November 16th


8:30 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
Wrap-Up


4:30 pm
Dinner


6:00 pm
Final Presentations


8:30 pm
Judging & Awards


9:00 pm
Go Home!



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