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How does Techstars Global Startup Weekend work this year?

The Global Judges:

About Startup Weekend

About Techstars Startup Weekend: Techstars Startup Weekend are 54-hour events designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs.
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WHY SHOULD YOU REGISTER?

Build your network

Startup Weekend attracts the best makers and do-ers. By spending a weekend working to build scalable companies that solve real world problems, you will build long-lasting relationships and possibly walk away with a job or even an investor.

Actually launch a business

You as a participant of this event and the presenter of your idea can join this community to actually work upon your idea and build your business under guidance and support of global, national and local supporters and collaborators. Take your idea to prototype.
Get face time with thought leaders

Get one-on-one time with experienced startup community leaders and mentors. Meet and get valuable feedback from a panel of judges and startup coaches.
Join a global community

Startup Weekend alumni span across all the continents and scores of cities.
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Startup Weekend is your destination for the weekend of November 10-12th!

Who is Startup Weekend For?

It doesn't matter what you do or where you come from, Startup Weekend is designed as an inclusive event and program that brings all sorts of people together including...
 
  • aspiring & experienced entrepreneurs,       
  • developers and other tech-related professionals,
  • designers of all types,
  • non-technical talent (i.e. business, sales, finance, legal, etc.)
  • students from universities and even high schools,
  • professionals looking to switch careers,
  • passionate visionaries

Agenda

Friday, November 10, 2017


6

30PM

Registration

get checked in and have dinner

7

00PM

-

7

30PM

Welcome & Speakers

Review agenda for the weekend and introduce speakers, coaches, and community leaders

7

30PM

-

9

00PM

Pitches Start

Optionally line up to give your pitch

9

00PM

-

9

15PM

Voting

Attendees vote for the top pitches

9

15PM

-

10

00PM

Form Teams

Teams start forming and discussing ideas

10

00PM

-

12

00AM

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 11, 2017


9

00AM

Breakfast

Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee

9

30AM

-

12

00PM

Begin Work

Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend

12

00PM

-

1

00PM

1

00PM

-

2

00PM

Check-In

After-lunch check-in, status reports, call for help

2

00PM

-

6

30PM

Coach Meetings

Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!

6

30PM

-

7

30PM

7

30PM

-

10

00PM

Check-In

After-dinner check-in, status reports, call for help

10

00PM

-

12

45AM

Wrap-Up

Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Sunday, November 12, 2017


9

00AM

Breakfast

Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee

10

00AM

-

12

00PM

Check-In

Coaches arrive. Final opportunity to ask questions

12

00PM

-

12

30PM

12

30PM

-

3

00PM

Coach Meetings

Coaches arrive… ASK QUESTIONS

3

00PM

-

4

00PM

Presentation Prep & Tech Check

Final hours of worktime should be focused on perfecting your presentation, tech-check for final presentations also takes place

4

00PM

-

5

00PM

7

30PM

-

8

30PM

8

30PM

-

9

00PM

9

00PM

-

12

45AM

Techstars Greater China Regional Manager

Matthieu Bodin


 

Facilitator

Rickey Lin

 

Judges & Mentors

Judges

Mentors & Speakers

Organizers

Tickets

Ticket price includes food for the entire weekend (3 dinners, 2 lunches and 2 light breakfasts) as well as water. Make sure to attend the entire event as your team will need you until the end!
Sunday Spectator ticket only provides attendance to the Sunday night final presentations. 

No refunds will be granted within 7 days of the event if food and drink have already been ordered. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.
  • Early Bird

    With ticket, you attend the whole event and enjoy the 54 hours of startup weekend without paying the full price, but please do purchase early.

    Reserve Ticket
  • Regular

    RMB 299

    With this ticket, come from Friday 7pm until Sunday 9pm (but you go back home for the nights!) and attend the full Startup Weekend!

    Buy Ticket
  • Student

    RMB 199

    This ticket type applies to any actively enroll student (High School. College/University)

    Buy Ticket
  • Sunday Observers

    RMB 100

    Come on Sunday at 4:30pm to watch the final pitches!

    Buy Ticket

Sponsors and Partners

Venue

  • Sarah Qin

Organizer

  • 创业周末
  • Support this event, contact us at china[at]startupweekend.org
  • Do you want to organise Startup Weekend in your own city? Click here​
  • Visit our website: Startup Weekend in Greater China and find us on WeChat: TechstarsOfficial