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Techstars Startup Weekend Columbia

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Veterans United On Buttonwood

3500 Buttonwood Drive

Columbia, MO 65201

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New Startup Weekend Logo 2017

Join us for Columbia, Missouri's 8th Annual Startup Weekend. This is an event for anyone who is looking to learn what it is like to start a business. Whether you have a business idea to pitch or are looking to learn more about the startup world, you will walk away from the weekend having learned more about yourself and how to validate a business idea.

Our goal is to create an environment where passionate people can come together to learn from each other, meet impactful mentors in the community, and achieve more than you thought possible in one weekend.

This 54-hour event will begin on Friday night with participants pitching ideas for a new business venture to the audience. Attendees will vote on their favorite ideas . The most popular pitches will be selected as our community's teams for the weekend. Attendees will select a team that fits their passions and skillset and get to work.

Saterday will focus on validating the idea with potential customers and developing a business plan.

On Sunday evening, each team will present in front of a panel of judges and the general audience to showcase all they accomplished.

Your ticket covers all your meals, unlimited coffee and caffeine, snacks, and of course, internet.

TIMELINE OVERVIEW:

Friday, October 5th:

Registration Begins: 6 p.m.

Opening Remarks: 7 p.m.

Pitches Begin: 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, October 7th:

Final Presentations: 5 p.m


TICKEET INFORMATION:

Earlybird tickets prices expire September 1st. Student ticket prices are available.

Event is open to the public to watch the pitches or presentions on Friday and Sunday evening.

COMMUNICATION FROM TECHSTARS STARTUP WEEKEND:

About Techstars Startup Weekend: Techstars 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, Techstars 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 an idea, a co-founder, specific skill sets, or a team to help you execute, Techstars Startup Weekends are the perfect environment in which to test your idea and take the first steps towards launching your own startup.

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.

Terms of Participation Agreement: It is our job to provide you with an incredible networking and learning opportunity. Our intention is that you meet some amazing people that you might actually start a company with, build relationships with coaches, and learn 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 as a participant are worried about someone stealing your ideas, please reconsider your participation in the event itself or simply refrain from sharing specifics about your idea.

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 for 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.

By Participating at the event, you grant Techstars Startup Weekend permission to capture photo/video of the event. You can find the exact legal terms on our FAQ Page but to summarize, we want to share your success with the world.

By purchasing a ticket to a Techstars Startup Weekend event, you are agreeing to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. If you have questions please reach out to privacy@techstars.com.


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