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Okanagan Startup Weekend 03/2012

Startup Weekend Baghdad

Friday, March 2, 2012 at 5:30 PM - Friday, March 16, 2012 at 9:00 PM (PST)

Kelowna, BC

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Developer (Early Bird)
This ticket type applies to software engineers/coders/developers - in short, anybody who can and will write code.
Ended CA$75.00 CA$0.00
Designer (Early Bird)
This ticket type applies to anybody with a background in design (graphics, UX/UI, etc.)
Ended CA$75.00 CA$0.00
Non-Technical (Early Bird)
This ticket type applies to business, marketing & PR, and anyone with a non-technical background.
Ended CA$75.00 CA$0.00
Developer
This ticket type applies to software engineers/coders/developers - in short, anybody who can and will write code. Students: use code "STUDENT" and pay just $49. You will be required to show Student ID at the door.
Ended CA$99.00 CA$0.00
Designer
This ticket type applies to anybody with a background in design (graphics, UX/UI, etc.) Students: user code "STUDENT" and pay just $49. You will be required to show Student ID at the door.
Ended CA$99.00 CA$0.00
Non-Technical
This ticket type applies to business, marketing & PR, and anyone with a non-technical background. Students: use code "STUDENT" and pay just $49. You will be required to show Student ID at the door.
Ended CA$99.00 CA$0.00
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Event Details

Friday:

  • 5:30pm – Registration starts
  • 7:00pm – Dinner & Networking
  • 7:20pm – Welcome & Speakers
  • 7:30pm – Pitches Start
  • 9:00pm – Attendees vote for the top ideas
  • 9:15pm – Teams start forming and discussing ideas
  • 10:00pm – 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 at the Kelowna Innovation Centre until 11pm

Saturday

  • 9:00am – Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
  • 9:30am – Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend
  • 12:00pm – Lunch
  • 1:00pm – Call for needs & skills
  • 2:00pm – Mentors help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!
  • 6:30pm – Dinner
  • 7:30pm – Mid weekend check-in, status reports, call for help
  • 10:00pm – Finished for the day. You may stay and work at the Kelowna Innovation Centre until 11pm

Sunday

  • 9:00am – Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
  • 10:00am – Call for help (this is self motivated, so don’t be shy)
  • 12:00pm – Lunch
  • 12:30pm – Mentors arrive… ASK QUESTIONS
  • 3:00pm – Gut check. Start prepping for presentations
  • 4:00pm – Dinner
  • 5.30pm Drinks Reception
  • 6.00pm Presentations from Startup Weekend participants & questions from judges
  • 8.00pm Judging and Prizes
  • 9.00pm -10.30 Drinks & Music

For all event details, visit okanagan.startupweekend.org

Thanks!

Startup Weekend Crew

 

Refund Policy:  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.

About Startup Weekend: Startup Weekends are 54-hour events designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs.  Beginning with Friday night pitches and continuing through brainstorming, business plan development, and basic prototype creation, Startup Weekends culminate in Sunday night demos and presentations.  Participants create working startups during the event and are able to collaborate with like-minded individuals outside of their daily networks. All teams hear talks by industry leaders and receive valuable feedback from local entrepreneurs. The weekend is centered around action, innovation, and education.  Whether you are looking for feedback on a idea, a co-founder, specific skill sets, or a team to help you execute, Startup Weekends are the perfect environment in which to test your idea and take the first steps towards launching your own startup.

Have questions about Okanagan Startup Weekend 03/2012? Contact Startup Weekend Baghdad

When & Where



Kelowna Innovation Centre
1405 St Paul St
Kelowna, BC V1Y 2E4

Friday, March 2, 2012 at 5:30 PM - Friday, March 16, 2012 at 9:00 PM (PST)


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Startup Weekend Baghdad

Startup Weekend Baghdad are part of a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures. It is the largest community of passionate entrepreneurs with over a thousand past events in 110+ countries around the world.

The non-profit organization is in Seattle, Washington but Startup Weekend Bootcamp organizers can be found in cities around the world. From Mongolia to South Africa to London to Brazil, people around the globe are coming together for Bootcamps & Workshops to learn to pitch, develop a great idea & learn customer development skills & more.

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