León StartupWeekend - Marzo 2015
- Fundación FGULEM, 24004 León
Is NEXT Right for YOU?
Shashi Jain is a seasoned professional in the high-tech industry with 12+ years in Technical Marketing and Product Development and Architecture. He is an established entrepreneur, having successfully bootstrapped and operated a US-based Cosmeceuticals manufacturer. Shashi has many interests and is actively pursuing entrepreneurial opportunities through organizations such as TiE, OEN and Startup Weekend. He has an extensive network in the High Tech and Investment communities in the Pacific Northwest and Midwest.
Scott Grout is an experienced leader of technology companies across a range of stages of development. Most recently (from 2002-2011) he was President and CEO of RadiSys (nasdaq: RSYS) where revenues were increased from $200M to $400M through significant strategic change and globalization. Prior to RadiSys, Scott joined Chorum Technologies as its seventh employee and its President and CEO. Chorum was an early-stage, venture-backed telecom startup where revenues grew from zero to over $100M. Scott began his career at AT&T/Lucent where he spent 15 years leading a number of businesses including as VP/GM of Lucent's multibillion dollar Optical Networking Group. Scott has a BS in Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and a MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Business.
Sanjay Vankudre is an Entrepreneur, Investor and experienced information technology professional with 20+ years experience in enterprise applications, Internet applications and B2B integration. He is a technology entrepreneur who has worked work with global software leaders like IBM in their enterprise consulting division and several other startups and medium sized companies in Health Care, Retail, Education and Transportation. He has co-founded start ups in training, customer software development and mobility. He has been active in promoting entrepreneurship thru several organizations like OEN and has extensive network in Pacific Northwest, Bay area and overseas in high tech and investor community.
Ravi Sinha is an Entrepreneur, having started 4 companies, he has a proven track record of identifying market opportunities, engaging stellar talent required to start up entire operations and closing investments. Ravi’s career has been focused on developing high quality products and services while simultaneously providing unequalled customer satisfaction & delight. Ravi founded Choice Solar in 2008 a company that distributes simple solar solutions in India. In 2006 Ravi co-founded a Solar Electric Design and Installation business in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. He advised a privately funded thin films solar business, and in this capacity he was instrumental in the launch of the company in both the US and India. Ravi has been and engineer and marketing professional and new business developer at HP. He has closed capital for startups and been a CEO several times . He led and facilitated a highly successful turn-around of a publicly traded company which later was sold for $250 Million. Ravi is the founding Chair of Oregon’s TiE Clean Energy Special Interest Group and a mentor and coach for TiE Oregon, Cleantech Open, OEN, and Start-Up Weekend (Corvallis and Portland). Ravi teaches Entrepreneurship at the College of Business at Oregon State University. He received MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Minnesota. He is a cyclist, swimmer and enjoys hiking and traveling!
Nathan Taggart is CEO of LaunchSide, a company that helps underwrite and develop new web-based product and businesses. LaunchSide is a Portland Seed Fund company.
And more coaches on the way!
Attendees are expected to attend all 6 in person meetups, complete 15-20 hours of work outside of the “classroom” each week, conduct customer interviews (at least 10/wk), participate in mentor session (1 per week), and watch online videos (approx. three 30 min. videos per week).
The format for this program comes in 3 parts:
All classes will be held at NedSpace in downtown Portland. NedSpace is located at 1400 SW 5th Ave (between SW Columbia St and SW Clay St), 3rd Floor, Portland, OR. All sessions will include lunch or dinner.
Wednesday, November 28 from 6:00 to 9:00pm, Kick off event:
Saturday, December 1 from 10:00am to 2:00pm, Workshop #1:
You do not need to have attended a Startup Weekend event to attend this course. You must, however, be part of a team of at least two people working on a startup or startup idea.
More info can be found at swnext.org.
UP Global is a non-profit dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship, grassroots leadership, and strong communities. We are on a mission to make the world a more innovative and prosperous place, one community at a time. We believe that entrepreneurs are critical to driving a strong global economy and a better world. We do this by supporting the grassroots leaders who are at the core of every strong entrepreneurial community. Through the efforts of community leaders, UP Global operates programs that foster entrepreneurship in hundreds of cities across the world. UP Global's programs & initiatives include Startup Weekend, Startup Digest, Startup Next, Education Entrepreneurs, and Startup Week.
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