Startup Weekend Classic
Friday, August 12 - 14, 2016
Friday, August 12 - 14, 2016
Event starts at 6:00 pm
101 W. Broadway
Startup Weekend Classic is happening August 12-14!
This time, we're throwing back to the original style - Classic, if you will - of Startup Weekend. Bring your idea - any idea! - to Startup Weekend and build it from concept to launch in only 54 hours. It promises to be one of our best events yet!
Friday August 12th
Saturday August 13th
Sunday August 14th
Previously, Aaron worked at Microsoft in Advanced Strategies and Policies where he researched distributed systems. Aaron has informed national education policy at the White House. He has been a contributing writer at CNN, Fortune, Gigaom, ReadWriteWeb, TechWeb, CMSWire and Forbes Magazine. You can follow Aaron on Twitter @roebot and on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/aaronfulkerson.
Be big, be kind and kick ass.
Strive to live anecdotally because your life is your story. Make it a great read.
Jeanine's background includes business development for a healthcare system and wireless technology company in San Diego developing new services, physician practices and health plan contracts.
Ms. Jacobson is a graduate of the University of San Diego, where she earned an M.B.A. and M.S.N. degrees. She is active in the Corporate Directors Forum and a number of other industry and professional societies in the San Diego area. Jeanine's strong background in the life sciences, healthcare and telecommunications, along with her success in fund raising make her an asset to the Founder Institute as the organization pursue its far-reaching goals.
Specialties: Entrepreneurship, Start-Ups, Venture Capital, Social Media, Online Community, Social Networking, User Generated Content, Strategic Partnerships, Business Development.
Ash is the CEO & Co-Founder of entrepreneur movement YOUNGRY™ - an united community of entrepreneurs that hustle, profit, expand, and inspire with original content, events, and e-commerce.
He is the author of book series "Confessions from an Entrepreneur", spoken to over 10,000 people on entrepreneurship, over 100 articles and conducted over 1000 interviews with business mavens, entrepreneurs and celebrities.
IT TechPros is considered one of the top IT Managed Services provider in the country. IT TechPros specializes in IT services, IT solutions, cloud services (Office 365, Secured Cloud File Sharing, Hosted Exchange, Hosted Server, BDR), managed security, managed services, Cloud PBX, software technology, and provides enterprise technology businesses in the manufacturing, engineering, and professional industries.
Kathy is a finalist for San Diego Magazine's 2016 Woman of the Year, and also an Alumni from Goldman Sachs' 10K Small Business program.
Coaches and Mentors
After a lifetime of hunches and over eight years compiling hard‐to‐find cross-industry research, "Get Ahead by Giving Back" was born in both book form as well as a TED talk. This book shows people how to leverage the power of generosity for greater sustainable success in business and life.
CEO and Founder of Issue Fixers (issuefixers.com), Schaen spent a majority of his life either on the basketball court at the highest level or in front of a computer, excelling as a professional in both. Creator of the LADDER development methodology and co-creator of JETFUEL, the rapid prototyping program, Schaen has helped grow hundreds of businesses, including his own, which grew from 2 employees on day 1, to over 60 employees in over 14 countries worldwide.
In his professional career, Schaen has been a designer, product manager, sales rep, marketing manager, web developer, Sr. developer, technical director, founder and CEO. He has been a resident of San Diego since 2011, is Communications Co-Lead for Startup San Diego, and Executive Director of San Diego Startup Week 2017.
Jarret's focus at Issue Fixers is towards rapid business development, user experience design, visual design, full-stack development, and digital marketing services.
MintVine helps community members earn cash and other prizes for completing online surveys and filling out offers for popular products and services, and have a little fun in the process.
Before starting her production company, Amanda held a career in corporate marketing for 7 years in Salt Lake City working with Extra Space Storage, C.R. England, Zions Bancorporation, and Wyndham Vacation Ownership. Amanda relocated to San Diego in 2013 to follow her dreams of focusing on social media in a sunny city by the ocean. In the 3 years since relocating to San Diego she has served as Social Media Director for TEDx America’s Finest City, Chief Relationship Officer at SDX – San Diego Ad Club, Public Relations Assistant at Sundance Film Festival and as a Social Media Specialist for the American Film Institute Film Festival. She is passionate about volunteerism and regularly donates her time + social media knowledge to film festivals and marketing conferences like Interactive Day San Diego, South by Southwest, San Diego Film Festival, Big Bear Film Festival and Los Angeles Film Festival.
"I am passionate about being as Agile as possible and look at combining continuous improvement and agile tools with a lean philosophy to make sure that neither side of our boat is sinking and we are able to meet all tides."
Specialties: Team Management, Agile Project Management, Product Management, Software Process, Development and Deployment Strategies, Risk Management, and Resource Planning and Strategies
Event Sponsors, and Partners
The Startup Weekend Classic 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.
MindTouch is a cloud-based software helping companies take the product content they already produce and turn it into a customer engagement channel that educates buyers and creates product experts to grow revenue.
Techstars Startup Weekend San Diego is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here
In a past life, Jordan was the cofounder of a natural food startup that simplified the smoothie making process, worked in advertising, healthcare IT, among a few other odd jobs. Jordan is from Milwaukee, WI, attended his first Startup Weekend in Madison, WI and is now based in Boulder, CO. He has an appetite for outdoor adventures, cars, and travel!
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