Friday, January 29 - 31, 2016
Friday, January 29 - 31, 2016
Event starts at 6:30 pm
Amazon.com - Arizona Building
207 Boren Ave N
Startup Weekend EuroSeattle : WHERE IDEAS AWAKEN!
- Friday night: 60-second pitches that
result in the formation of small teams around the best, most viable concepts.
We hope you’ll pitch, but definitely not required!
- Saturday and Sunday: Work
days! Teams focus on user research, customer development, validating
their ideas and building prototypes with the help of experienced coaches
from the entrepreneurial world. You’re welcome to stay
and work as long as the venue will allow!
- Sunday afternoon: Teams
demo their products and receive valuable feedback from a
panel of expert judges. Winning teams take home a grab bag of great
tools to help launch their company!
The winning teams will get fantastic prizes to help them mature their projects
- “The winning team receives a 30 minute one-on-one meeting with Chris DeVore, Managing Director of Techstars Seattle, the Pacific Northwest’s most selective startup accelerator, and co-founder and Managing Partner of Founders’ Co-op, the region’s leading seed-stage venture capital fund.”
- Geir Hansen Managing Director at Silicon Valley Bank offers one-on-one meeting with the 3 winning teams.
- Studion 5 Innovation offers:
“First Place: 18 hours of our time @ $ 150.00 / hour = $ 2,700.00
Second Place: 12 hours of our time @ $ 150.00 / hour = $ 1,800.00
Third Place: 6 hours of our time @ $ 150.00 / hour = $ 900.00
The idea is for the winning teams to use these hours in 2 hour increments (or more) to have us consult them as they develop their final product and go to market. We feel that this approach will provide them with ongoing support as they move forward. We feel this is of more use than offering them specific services.
ALL participants will receive a 10% discount on our services until the day BEFORE Startup Weekend EuroSeattle 2017."
- Sage offers a 1 year complimentary subscription to our Startup Product Sage One http://www.sage.com/us/sage-one to the winning team.
- Hing Hay Coworks offers coworking space to the winning team
May the Startup Force be with you!
Friday January 29th
Saturday January 30th
Sunday January 31st
VP of Product Marketing North America for Sage
Director of Product Management, Amazon.com
Coaches and Mentors
Ms. Filutowski is committed to mentoring and teaching. She has lectured on law at the National University of Singapore, University of Florence in Italy, Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland, California State University, the University of Washington and Seattle University School of Law.
Ms. Filutowski holds a J.D. from Seattle University School of Law and B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Washington. A Puget Sound native and first generation Polish-American, Ms. Filutowski has been a lifetime attendee of the Seattle Polish Home.
Gregor has been a digital innovator and disruptor for over 25 years. After earning degrees in visual communication and marketing in California he moved to Seattle in 1990, and has been involved in a number of startups, creative and advertising agencies, and digital media firms. His passion and focus is to help brands to rise above the digital noise.
In addition Gregor is a consultant on digital media innovation and adaptive design, software development and usability, and information architecture for companies including Amazon, Adobe Systems, Google and Microsoft. Considered a digital disruption innovator he is also a frequent speaker at industry and digital media events and regularly contributes to leading industry blogs and publications.
Born in Germany, Gregor has lived in Switzerland, Italy, England, Canada and the US. He is married to renowned Japanese photographer and designer Hiroko “Coco” Saita. The couple and their two cats Goma and Pixel live in Pioneer Square and are very active in their neighborhood as well as the Seattle arts community. He plans to continue having way too much fun in the digital world, preferably without killing himself.
Born in India, Raghu came to Virginia Tech for his Masters. He moved to Seattle in 2008 and since then he has enjoyed working in dynamic startup groups at Amazon.
Alex grew up in Austria and moved to the USA four years ago. He enjoys living in Seattle and loves to explore the Washington mountains and lakes together with his wife and two kids.
Event Sponsors, and Partners
The EuroSeattle 3 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 Seattle is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here
Marion is a tech business developer based in Seattle, WA. She manages international expansion of developer programs for Alexa, the voice service powering Amazon's Echo devices. Before joining Amazon about four years ago, Marion coordinated the 2012 Global Startup Battle and managed partner relations for Startup Weekend in Seattle. She holds a Master's in Business Management from EDHEC Business School and an MBA in Technology Commercialization from the University of Alberta. A Startup Weekend veteran, Marion has facilitated 20+ events in France, Canada, the US, Algeria and Morocco.
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