Sioux Falls Startup Weekend

    Friday, November 6 - 8, 2015


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Sioux Falls Startup Weekend

Friday, November 6 - 8, 2015



Friday, November 6 - 8, 2015
Event starts at 6:30 pm

Raven Industries
205 E 6th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57104

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Want to turn an idea into a business?

Startup Weekend brings together developers, designers and entrepreneurs to create and build startups. In just 54-hours, turn your idea (or someone else's) into a working prototype. 

This is the 3rd Sioux Falls Startup Weekend and we are excited to bring the event back for another round! Get your ticket at http://siouxfallssw.eventbrite.com


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EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday November 6th


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 7th


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 8th


9:00 am
Breakfast
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


4:00 pm
Dinner


5:00 pm
Final Presentations


7:30 pm
Judging & Awards


8:30 pm
Wrap-Up


9:00 pm
Go Home!



Event Sponsors, and Partners

The Sioux Falls Startup Weekend 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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Organizing Team

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

  • Sara
    Kohles
  • John
    Meyer
  • Kristina
    Johnson

Facilitators


Adam Haun
Region Director

Fan of smiles and collector of hugs + high fives. Techstars Startup Programs


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