Startup Weekend San Diego

    Friday, April 6 - 8, 2018


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Startup Weekend San Diego

Friday, April 6 - 8, 2018



Friday, April 6 - 8, 2018
Event starts at 5:30 pm

Downtown Works
550 West B Street
4th Floor
San Diego, CA 92101

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Techstars Startup Weekend and Grow with Google have joined forces to offer this special event FREE of charge to the first people who register.

Hurry to secure your spot; this event will sell out quickly!

Techstars Startup Weekend is the best place to learn how to build a startup in a weekend and connect with your community; a melting pot of the area’s most creative thinkers, builders and implementers.  It’s a 3-day long sprint to launch new products and services that solve real-world problems.

Grow with Google is an initiative that draws on Google’s 20-year history of building products, platforms, and services that help people and businesses grow. Through Grow with Google, Google aims to help everyone across America – those who make up the workforce of today and the students who will drive the workforce of tomorrow – access the best of Google’s training and tools to grow their skills, careers, and businesses.

Techstars Startup Weekend San Diego and Google have joined forces to bring this special event to life.


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EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday April 6th


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


6:30 pm
Welcome & Speakers
Review agenda for the weekend and introduce speakers, coaches, and community leaders


8:00 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.


10:45 pm
Wrap Up
Start wrapping up for the night. The venue closes promptly at 11pm.

Saturday April 7th


9:00 am
Breakfast & Get To Work!
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


3:00 pm
Coach Meetings
Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!


6:30 pm
Dinner


7:00 pm
Check-In
After-dinner check-in, status reports, call for help


10:30 pm
Wrap-Up
Finished for the day; start wrapping up. The venue closes promptly at 11.

Sunday April 8th


9:00 am
Breakfast & Get To Work!
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


5:00 pm
Final Presentations


6:30 pm
Dinner


7:30 pm
Judging & Awards


8:30 pm
Wrap-Up


9:00 pm
Go Home!



Event Sponsors, and Partners

The Startup Weekend San Diego 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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