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Startup Weekend Berkeley

The Kairos Society

Friday, September 20, 2013 at 6:30 PM - Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 9:00 PM (PDT)

Startup Weekend Berkeley

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Student Business Ended $50.00 $3.74
Student Engineer Ended $50.00 $3.74
Student Designer Ended $50.00 $3.74
Non-Student Business Ended $100.00 $6.49
Non-Student Engineer Ended $100.00 $6.49
Non-Student Designer Ended $100.00 $6.49
Sunday Night Visitor Ticket
Not enough time to participate? Join us on Sunday evening from 4:00pm to closing time. Highlights include: a Keynote from Adam Cheyer (Co-Founder & VP of Engineering at Siri, Inc); Final Presentations from participating teams; Q&A from a board of accomplished investors. Networking and food included!
Ended $30.00 $2.64

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There are only 100 total tickets available for this event.  

Keynotes include Adam Cheyer, Founder of Siri, and Craig Walker, CEO Firespotter Labs and Founder of GrandCentral (now Google Voice)! 

Note: Ticket price includes 7 meals and full access event experience.


Startup Weekend is a non-profit, community-building event that brings together entrepreneurs of different backgrounds, including software developers, marketers, designers, and other enthusiasts. They gather to to pitch ideas, form teams and start companies in just 54 hours. The participants that attend have 60 seconds to make a pitch, the pitches are whittled down to the top ideas, and then teams form around the ideas to come out with several developed companies or projects. Teams will have an oppourtunity to engage with "coaches" who are well-versed in the startup community throughout the weekend. Finally, the weekend culminates with demonstrations in front of an audience of judges and potential investors.


Schedule:

Friday, September 20th:

6:30 PM – Registration & Networking Dinner

7:10 PM – Welcome & Speakers

8:00 PM – Preliminary Pitches Start
9:10 PM – Top Teams are announced

10:00 PM – Competing Teams finalize & begin working

Saturday, September 21st:  

9:00 AM – Doors open & Breakfast

9:30 AM – Teams begin working
12:00 PM – Lunch

12:30 PM – Coaches arrive and begin mentoring teams

2:30 PM – New coaches arrive

6:30 PM – Dinner

Midnight – Finish-up for day  

 

Sunday, September 22nd:

9:00 AM – Doors open & Breakfast

10:00 AM – Coaches arrive and begin working with teams

12:00 PM – Lunch

12:30 PM – Teams finalize presentations

1:30 PM – Pitch practice begins as coaches arrive

4:00 PM – Dinner & Speaker

5:00 PM – Final Presentations

7:00 PM – Judging & Awards

8:00 PM – Networking & Celebration!
 

For any kind of Questions, please contact: berkeley@startupweekend.org

Have questions about Startup Weekend Berkeley? Contact The Kairos Society

When & Where


Skydeck Incubator
2150 Shattuck Avenue, Penthouse
Berkeley, CA 94704

Friday, September 20, 2013 at 6:30 PM - Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 9:00 PM (PDT)


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Organizer

The Kairos Society

Founded in 2008, the Kairos Society is a non-profit organization based in the United States. We work to find and empower the young pioneers who will push the world forward through entrepreneurship and innovation - we do so with the support of the top universities, mentors, and corporations across the globe. At the Kairos Society, we view today’s global problems as opportunities for entrepreneurs to focus on the meaningful businesses and innovations that will radically change the world for the better. Not only for our generation, but for the generations to come. The Kairos Society consists of 1,200 fellows across 20 countries and can be found in top universites worldwide including Oxford, Harvard, Stanford, and UC Berkeley among others. 

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