Thank You!To USI College of Business for the use of their beautiful facility.
Thank You!To our speakers this weekend: Sarah Spear Debbie Dewey John Dement Mayor Lloyd Winnecke Kent Park Dr. Drew Peyronnin
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Special thanks to our Mentors Sal Allotta Scott Anderson Dan Arens Robert M. Bonger Doug Briody Bryan K. Bourdeaux Kevin Celuch Mark Elliott Johnathon Marvell George H. Morgan Steve Morgan David Sobotka
housekeeping!Facilities – Restrooms can be found on each floor.Food will be served at the top of the stairs on the 1stfloor.Please do not bring any food or beverages intocarpeted areas.Please only use classrooms other than theEntrepreneurial Lab and designatedconference rooms.
housekeeping!Twitter Hashtag = @SWEvvText startupweekend to 90210 – This will allow us totext important announcements and updates to you.Wifi Code: is included in your lanyard
the Schedule5:00- Networking and dinner6:15 - Intro, Speakers, Pitchfire!9:30 - Vote on top ideas10:00 – Form teams, start working! Breakfast and work! - 9:30 Mentors arrive - 10:00 Lunch and Speaker - 1:00 9:30 - Breakfast and work Dinner - 7:0010:00 - Mentors arrive Roll out – 11:0010:30 - Speaker12:00 - Lunch 5:00 - Final Presentations(5 min each!) 7:00 - Dinner 8:00 - Judging and awards
how to rock a startup in 54 hours and beyond. CURRICULUMthe (listen at your own risk)
sundayPresentationsFocus on MVP - what you’ve accomplished (leave the frills for Q&A) No numbers without justification (i.e. hockey stick growth curve) Save demos locally - wireless WILL crash (or preload all pages in different tabs)TECH CHECK & DRY RUN WITH TIMER! (set cues to stay on track) Only 1-2 speakers (saves time)