Startup Weekend Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio Council

    Saturday, January 13 - 14, 2018

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Startup Weekend Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio Council

Saturday, January 13 - 14, 2018

Saturday, January 13 - 14, 2018
Event starts at 10:00 am

GSSGC Temecula Office
40880 Country Center Dr. Ste G
Temecula, CA 92591

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StartUp Weekend is coming to GSSGC!

Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors- now's your chance to sharpen your entrepreneurship skills. Come be part of an overnight experience designed to introduce girls to entrepreneurship. Girls will create a product, business plan and pitch in this engaging program with the help of expert industry professions. Meals, business kits, shirts and supplies are supported by grant funding from the San Bernardino Community College District. 

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Saturday January 13th

10:00 am
Arrive at the venue and get checked in

10:30 am
Share ideas, practice pitches, get to know fellow participants

12:00 pm
Welcome & Speakers
Review agenda for the weekend and introduce speakers, coaches, and community leaders

12:30 pm
Eat some delicious food! Thank you to SBCCD for providing the funding for our meals!

1:30 pm
Pitches Start
Optionally line up to give your pitch

2:30 pm
Attendees vote for the top pitches

3:00 pm
Form Teams
Teams start forming and discussing ideas

4:00 pm
What's an Entrepreneur
A panel discussion on what this means and life stories from entrepreneurs

5:00 pm
Begin Work
Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend

6:00 pm

7:00 pm
Continue Work or Play
Work with your group, play a game, or relax with a movie and snacks

Sunday January 14th

8:00 am
Let's start the day with some breakfast

9:00 am
Coach Meetings
Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!

12:00 pm

1:00 pm
After-lunch check-in, status reports, call for help

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

2:30 pm
Guests arrive
Parents and other VIPS arrive for dinner and presentations

3:00 pm
Final Presentations

4:30 pm
Judging & Awards

5:00 pm
Celebration Dinner
Dinner with VIPS, parents, girls

6:00 pm

6:30 pm
Go Home!

Event Judges

Alifah Ahmad
DISC and Beyond

DISC and Beyond

Coaches and Mentors

Elmer Thomas

Craig Burdette


Organizing Team

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

  • Carrie
  • Elmer
  • Knea
  • Jernine
  • Cher


Dee Hamill
Accountant/Entrepreneurial Development Coordinator

Dee Hamill, based in Charleston, SC, works with  small businesses and startups in accounting and other useful consulting services. She earned her Bachelor’s and Master's degree in accounting from Mississippi College, and is becoming a Quickbooks Online Pro expert. Her background working with startups is specialized in entrepreneurial development, coaching and connecting early stage entrepreneurs from conception to potential engagements with Angel Investors. She organized several Startup Weekends in Mississippi before moving to Charleston 9 months ago. Aside from working with startups, she enjoys traveling and fitting as many adrenaline rushes into spare time as possible.

Event Staff

Cher Martin

Carrie Raleigh

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