Startup Weekend Education Hanoi 2017

    Friday, January 13 - 15, 2017

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Startup Weekend Education Hanoi 2017

Friday, January 13 - 15, 2017

Friday, January 13 - 15, 2017
Event starts at 5:30 pm

UP 2 Co Working Space
3rd Floor, A17 Building
Ta Quang Buu st
Hanoi, Vietnam

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Learn. Network. Startup.

From idea to Startup in one weekend!  

Startup Weekend Education (SWEDU) brings together people of all skillsets and experience levels to collaboratively launch tools, schools and learning spaces that reimagine the future of learning and education more broadly. 

Developers, designers, educators, and those with and interested in business/marketing are welcome, no previous entrepreneurial experience is required! This is the first education themed Startup Weekend in Vietnam! The ASEAN community is home to a vibrant and growing community of education entrepreneurs and we look forward to hearing your stories and learning more about your ideas in education! This event will last from Friday evening until Sunday afternoon and will be conducted in English.

 Here are just some of the benefits of participating!
* Meals and drinks provided.
* Cool Startup Weekend Hanoi t-shirt  
* Access to Mentors and Coaches to help refine your idea and pitch
* The opportunity to win great prizes  
* A chance to meet and collaborate with other smart, motivated, awesome people like you!

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Friday January 13th

5:30 pm
Arrive at the venue and get checked in

6:00 pm
Food & Networking
Eat food, share ideas, practice pitches, get to know fellow participants

6:20 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

8:15 pm
Attendees vote for the top pitches

9:00 pm
Form Teams
Teams start forming and discussing ideas. 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 January 14th

9:00 am
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee

9:30 am
Begin Work
Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend

12:00 pm

1:00 pm
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

7:30 pm
After-dinner check-in, status reports, call for help

9:00 pm
Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Sunday January 15th

9:30 am
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee

10:00 am
Coaches arrive. Final opportunity to ask questions

12:00 pm

3:30 pm
Presentation Prep & Tech Check
Final hours of worktime should be focused on perfecting your presentation, tech-check for final presentations also takes place

5:00 pm
Final Presentations & Food

6:30 pm
Judging & Awards

7:00 pm

Event Sponsors, and Partners

The Startup Weekend Education Hanoi 2017 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.



Organizing Team

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

  • Huong
    Le Dang
  • Mai
    Lan Van
  • Phạm
    Ngọc Đức
  • Tu
  • Anh
  • Viet Anh
  • Tuyen
  • Mike
  • Minh Chau


Mike Michalec
International Development Technical Consultant

Mike Michalec is an international development consultant for multilateral and bilateral organizations specializing in education and technology initiatives. He is also the co-founder and director of EdTech Asia, a community platform for education entrepreneurs that serves to provide a more collaborative and cohesive edtech ecosystem throughout Asia.

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