Startup Weekend Iowa Online

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Startup Weekend Iowa Online

Learn how to think, work, and build like a startup in 26 thrilling hours!

By EntrePartners

When and where

Date and time

April 20 · 10am - April 22 · 6pm PDT



Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

Over an action-packed 26 hours, you’ll meet the very best mentors, investors, co-founders and sponsors to show you how to get more done faster -- and, maybe even start that business.

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Terms of Participation Agreement: It is our job to provide you with an incredible networking and learning experience. Our intention is that you meet some amazing people that you might start a company with, learn from mentors as well as learning from your peers. The event is intended to be a collaborative forum for sharing, learning, building, and having fun. As such, by registering as a participant, you acknowledge that any ideas shared by you or anyone else over the course of the event are contributions to the overall experience and community. If you’re very concerned, you can limit your pitch to the rough outline of the idea without giving away key information.

As a member of your startup community, you agree to be inclusive of any and all people and their ideas. You agree to act professionally, treat everyone with respect, and treat the event facilities with proper care. You agree that you are responsible in the event of any accidents or damages that you cause. You also agree to not hold Techstars Startup Weekend, your local volunteer team, or any of the event supporters liable for any loss, damage, injury, or any other unforeseeable incident.

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Schedule (all times are U.S. Central Standard Time):

April 20

12:00 PM: Discord server opens to participants!

April 21

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM on Discord

Pre-Party: Join us for a social hour in Discord prior to the kickoff and keynote.

6:00 PM - 6:30 PM on Livestream

Friday Opening Remarks: Join us online as we kick off the festivities with inspirational speakers and a run down of the weekend's schedule. Join your team on the Discord server during this time.

6:30 PM - 7:00 PM on Livestream

Keynote Kickoff: Join us on the livestream for some inspiration from some special guests.

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM on Discord

Team Networking: Choose your team on the Discord server and get to work!

8:00 PM on Discord

Team Registration Deadline: Teams must be formed by 8 pm on 1/21 to be viable for the weekend.

8:00 PM - 11:00 PM on Discord

Mentor Madness Friday: Hop over to the Discord server to meet with subject matter experts, to help you hit the ground running! Topics covered by experts on Friday include Team Dynamics, Research, Testing, and Marketing.

April 22

12:00 AM - 2:00 AM on Discord

Late-Night Check-In: Up late building something awesome? Our team will be available in the wee hours for a brief check-in on the Discord server.

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM on Discord

Caffeinated Conversations: Join us as we start day 2 with some caffeinated conversations!

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM on Discord

Mentor Madness Saturday AM: Hop over to the Discord server to meet with subject matter experts, to help you hit the ground running! Topics covered by experts on Saturday morning include Marketing and Sales.

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM on Livestream

Saturday Opening Remarks and Keynote: Join us for a few opening remarks to begin the day on Saturday. Then, watch a message from a special guest on Saturday morning to keep the energy flowing.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM on Discord

Lunch Check-In: We're nearing the final stretch! Let us know how you're doing on the Discord server.

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM on Discord

Mentor Madness Saturday PM: Hop over to the Discord server to meet with subject matter experts, to help you hit the ground running! Pitch practice will be covered in this session.

5:00 PM on Discord

Final Pitch Submission Deadline: Submit your pitch deck using the instructions provided to teams.

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM on Livestream

Virtual Demo Day: This is it! Teams will have the opportunity to pitch to a virtual audience! Instructions will be provided to teams.

8:00 PM - 11:00 PM on Discord

Awards and After Party: Celebrate the end of Startup Weekend Iowa Online with an awards ceremony and after party. Details to come!

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