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Startup Weekend

2/1/2013 5:00 PM - 2/3/2013 9:00 PM

Join us for a big blowout of creative impulses in Bergen – 1st to 3rd of february!

So what is this StartupWeekend concept really all about – you might think. Well, here is the recipe:
  • A few handfulls of clever businesspeople, entrepreneurs and random enthusiasts
  • One portion of geeky developers
  • A dash of creative designers

Stir well together with some great ideas, divide into teams, sprinkle some mentorship on top and let sit for 54 hours in room temperature.
** WARNING: Temperature may rise as a result of high voltage imagination.

Now this is the part where it usually starts bubbling – we let in the judges! Some fine examples of wise heads will enter the scene and grill the teams for a few minutes, before they decide which team will be of the winning kind.

The results – in some cases a fresh baked business idea turned into a fulltime job for the team members, i.e. like Pido – from the last StartupWeekend event.

Oh, so you are already convinced? You want to sign up? Well, OK then – go go go! –


FRI  01

17:00        Registration Starts
17:30        Finger Food & Networking
18:00        Welcome & Speakers 
19:00        Pitches Start   
21:00        Attendees Vote for the Top Ideas
21:15        Teams Start Forming and Discussing Ideas
22:00       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 as late as the venue will allow.

SAT 02

9:00        Arrive, Simple Breakfast & Coffee
9:30        Teams Formed & Setting up for the Weekend
12:30      Lunch
13:00      Call for  Needs & Skills 
14:00      Coaches Help Teams One-on-One
17:00      Dinner
19:30      Mid-Weekend Check-In, Status Reports, Call for Help
22:00     Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow.

SUN 03

9:00        Arrive, Simple Breakfast & Coffee
10:00      Call for Help
12:00      Lunch
12:30      Coaches Arrive...ASK QUESTIONS!!!
14:00      Gut Check. Start Prepping for Presentations
15:00      Dinner
19:30      Judging & Awards
20:30     Wrap-Up
21:00      Go Home!

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