Startup Weekend EDU Seattle

    Friday, November 18 - 20, 2016


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Startup Weekend EDU Seattle

Friday, November 18 - 20, 2016



Friday, November 18 - 20, 2016
Event starts at 6:30 pm

The Seattle Public Library

Seattle, WA



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EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday November 18th


6:30 pm
Registration
Arrive at the venue and get checked in


7:00 pm
Dinner & Networking
Eat food, share ideas, practice pitches, get to know fellow participants


7:20 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


9:00 pm
Voting
Attendees vote for the top pitches


9:15 pm
Form Teams
Teams start forming and discussing ideas


10:00 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 19th


9:00 am
Breakfast
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee


9:30 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!


6:30 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 20th


9:00 am
Breakfast
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee


10:00 am
Coach Meetings
Coaches arrive… ASK QUESTIONS


12:00 pm
Lunch


1:00 pm
Presentation Prep & Tech Check
Final hours of worktime should be focused on perfecting your presentation, tech-check for final presentations also takes place


3:00 pm
Final Presentations


5:00 pm
Judging & Awards


6:00 pm
Go Home!



Organizing Team

Techstars Startup Weekend Seattle is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here

  • Lee
    Ngo
  • Thibaut
    Labarre
  • Jay
    Lyman
  • Helene
    Costa de Beauregard
  • Kartik
    Rishi
  • Christopher
    Gonzales
  • Carina
    Box
  • Melanie
    Kong
  • Jessica
    Falkenthal
  • Chris
    Chang

Facilitators


Jessica Falkenthal
Education Community & Growth Marketing Strategist

Jessica Falkenthal leads growth marketing, community building and experience design for education startups, schools and nonprofits. She serves on the SXSW EDU Launch Advisory Board and CUE SF Board.
Jessica loves creating engaging education experiences and  previously managed a dozen online learning communities, coached early-stage education entrepreneurs, grew the Startup Weekend Education program worldwide, founded her own education startup, led professional development workshops for hundreds of educators, and designed and taught technology classes for the Boys and Girls Club and 4-H Youth Development programs. She is also a community organizer for the SF Edtech Happy Hour, 4-H, Startup Weekend Education, and Education Startup Digest.


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