AWC & NAU-Yuma Startup Weekend
Friday, March 23 - 25, 2018
Friday, March 23 - 25, 2018
Event starts at 6:00 pm
AWC & NAU-Yuma Campus
2020 S Ave 8 E
Develop your ideas and experience Entrepreneurial Learning in a weekend!
AWC & NAU-Yuma Startup Weekend is the place to look for possible answers and experiencing learning to develop and validate your idea, create a prototype of your idea, work in teams, receive feedback from experienced faculty and entrepreneurs, and get recognized for your efforts, all in one weekend.
What do you need to bring?
Lots of energy! You'll pitch your own idea or listen to others, then vote on the most interesting ideas and form teams with diverse skill sets. You can come with friends, but you’ll get the full experience if you participate in separate teams. Remember, it’s all about the team.
Your idea should be something you have not previously worked on. The idea you pitch and the problem you set out to solve can span social, educational, financial, environmental, or other issues. Over the course of the weekend you'll be challenged to create a prototype of your minimum viable product (MVP), that fits the needs of your target customer. You'll get feedback, iterate, and likely pivot your approach entirely! Important: You cannot have worked previously on your idea.
AWC & NAU-Yuma Startup Weekend is a full weekend long experience. Your ticket includes:
- 7 full (and delicious) meals over the course of the weekend
- Benefits and discounts from our global partners
- One-on-one time with amazing mentors
- A new network of participants representing problem-solvers, developers, designers, and entrepreneurs eager, like you, to change the world.
- All the Internet and coffee you can consume.
Watch the video below to see what you can expect, and if you’re feeling inspired click on the “Buy Ticket” button now!
Still have questions, feel free to reach us at “firstname.lastname@example.org”.
Don’t wait any longer and join the AWC & NAU-Yuma Startup Weekend movement!
No talk, all action!
Friday March 23rd
Saturday March 24th
Sunday March 25th
Yuma Chamber of Commerce, Executive Director
Senior Plant Engineer, APS
President, JOL Enterprises
Plant Manager for Johnson Controls
Coaches and Mentors
Chief Medical Information Officer
Professor of Business
Moses Diaz de Leon
Professor of Business/Business & CIS Division Chair
AWC Professor of Business
- Professor of Business and Computer Information Systems
Monica Acosta Alvarado
Event Sponsors, and Partners
The AWC & NAU-Yuma 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.
Techstars Startup Weekend Yuma is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here
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