Startup Weekend SB: AI | Big Data | Blockchain
Friday, November 8 - 10, 2019
Friday, November 8 - 10, 2019
Event starts at 5:30 pm
351 Paseo Nuevo
Come Innovate Around the Top Tech Verticals in Silicon Beach!
"The best way to predict your future is to create it." - Abraham Lincoln
What is Startup Weekend?
Startup Weekend SB: AI | Big Data | Blockchain Details!There will be 3 distinct events as part of Startup Weekend:
- Opening Night Open Mic Pitch Party where attendees bring their best ideas and inspire others to join their team.
- The Working Sessions focused on customer development, validating their ideas, practicing LEAN Startup Methodologies, and building minimum viable products
- The Closing Event where teams demo their prototypes and receive valuable feedback from a panel of investors.
Startup Weekend FAQ'sIf you have more questions, check out the Startup Weekend First Timers FAQ or email us at email@example.com.
Attend and Support!If you would like to attend the opening and closing nights only, please purchase the event night tickets! Everyone in attendance Friday night will get a vote on the ideas that continue through the weekend!
Yes! There will be an after party on Sunday!
Interested in volunteering or sponsoring?Send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org! We'd love to hear from you.
Sponsor tiers: https://startupweekend.org/sponsors
Friday November 8th
Saturday November 9th
Sunday November 10th
Coaches and Mentors
Dennis Baker (CEO of DM Baker Media & Polis Assist, Inc) consultant to numerous established corporations, non-profits, and high-profile individuals. A development specialist who raised millions of dollars for non-profits ranging in annual budget size from $100k to $2 billion in areas as diverse as museums, hospitals, universities, and international aid organizations. A PR expert having managed several New York Times bestselling authors and leading many public relations campaigns for advocacy groups, movie projects, and entertainers. Serving on several non-profit boards of directors with a special interest in human rights issues. As Chairman of Hardwired, Inc. (in collaboration with Pope Francis) successfully secured the release of the celebrated Sudanese refuge Mariam Ibraheem in 2014.
Founder & CEO of Polis Assist, Inc (www.polisassist.com), a mobile app company focused on locating fee free parking in L.A. and soon in NYC & San Francisco. Polis Assist was voted the #2 mobile app by LAWEEKLY. Polis Assist was a finalist in the prestigious Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong L.A. Innovation Awards and a Finalist in the Leading Cities Accelicity program as one of only 15 chosen to participate from over 550 other start-ups.
A graduate of Westmont College and a Hansard Scholar at the London School of Economics in London, England. Before starting DM Baker-Media Relations, Mr. Baker, worked for the U. S. Senate, the British House of Commons, for FOX Entertainment and in management at a media buying/PR firm. A member of NEXUS Summit, the Anti-Defamation League Glass Leadership group, Google’s Zeitgeist community and serves on the board of EPIC Impact Society.
Event Sponsors, and Partners
The Startup Weekend SB: AI | Big Data | Blockchain 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.
Techstars Startup Weekend Santa Barbara is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here
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