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Startup Weekend Columbus Feb. 2012 - Intro Deck
Startup Weekend Columbus Feb. 2012 - Intro Deck
Startup Weekend Columbus Feb. 2012 - Intro Deck
Startup Weekend Columbus Feb. 2012 - Intro Deck
Startup Weekend Columbus Feb. 2012 - Intro Deck
Startup Weekend Columbus Feb. 2012 - Intro Deck
Startup Weekend Columbus Feb. 2012 - Intro Deck
Startup Weekend Columbus Feb. 2012 - Intro Deck
Startup Weekend Columbus Feb. 2012 - Intro Deck
Startup Weekend Columbus Feb. 2012 - Intro Deck
Startup Weekend Columbus Feb. 2012 - Intro Deck
Startup Weekend Columbus Feb. 2012 - Intro Deck
Startup Weekend Columbus Feb. 2012 - Intro Deck
Startup Weekend Columbus Feb. 2012 - Intro Deck
Startup Weekend Columbus Feb. 2012 - Intro Deck
Startup Weekend Columbus Feb. 2012 - Intro Deck
Startup Weekend Columbus Feb. 2012 - Intro Deck
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Startup Weekend Columbus Feb. 2012 - Intro Deck

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  • 1. Welcome to Startup Weekend COLUMBUSFriday, February 17, 12
  • 2. startupWhat?! “the best experiential education for entrepreneurs” ✓ 210+ events ✓ 27,700+ attendees to date ✓ 35 countries ✓ 145+ local organizers ✓ 850+ startup venturesFriday, February 17, 12
  • 3. housekeeping! ✓ Thank-you’s / recognition ✓ Twitter Hashtag = SWcbus ✓ Where/how to upload/view event media ✓Facilities - Restrooms ✓ Wifi Code: ✓ Introduce mentors/speakersFriday, February 17, 12
  • 4. S ta rt Friday the Schedule 5:30 - Networking and pizza 7:00 - Intro, Speakers, Pitchfire! 9:30 - Vote on top ideas, form teams! 10:00 - Start working! Breakfast and work! - 9:00 Saturday Mentors arrive - 10:00 Lunch and Speakers - 12:00 9:00 - Breakfast and work Dinner - 5:30 Sunday 10:00 - Mentors arrive Sleep(?) - 12:59 12:00 - Lunch 5:30 - Dinner Fin 6:00 - Presentations (5 min each!) ish 8:00 - Voting and awardsFriday, February 17, 12
  • 5. ourSponsorsWiFi PLATINUM TwitterTechColumbus Guest @SWColumbusPW: Helpmeconnect #SWcbus GOLD SILVERFriday, February 17, 12
  • 6. SWGlobalSponsorsFriday, February 17, 12
  • 7. old the friday Voting sc me ho tho ol d 1 page with each idea & founders name 3 post-it notes per person - these are your votes! 30 minutes to place your votesFriday, February 17, 12
  • 8. how to rock a startup in 54 hours and beyond. the CURRICULUM (listen at your own risk)Friday, February 17, 12
  • 9. fridayPitchfire 60s.. so don’t try to. You can’t say much in Make people want to know more 5-10s Who are you? 10-20s What’s the problem? 10-20s What’s your solution? 5-10s Who do you need? the take n nd .. ra ept otes B c e! c on pa n am enthu siasm k eu gious! Ma i s contaFriday, February 17, 12
  • 10. buildingaTeam W h at rs ✓ Complimentary skills tte ✓ Clear and aligned interests Ma ST MO ✓ Energy and Enthusiasm Be open to co-ownership and be prepared to pivot The team is EVERYTHINGFriday, February 17, 12
  • 11. weekendRoadmap NOW map MVP identify customer W/E de liverables ? FRID A NIG Y HT refine MVP market research start BUILDING SAT H LUNC customer val idation keep BUILDING SAT DINN ER trategy? DAY SUN FAST VALIDATE! got fans/cus tomers? rollout s K BREA begin pitch prep biz model? SUN LUN DAY CH H PRACTICE YOUR PITCH finish building CRUNC TIME! PITCHFriday, February 17, 12
  • 12. projectManagament Braindump 1 2 Prioritize 3 Allocate Ideas and Refine and Set Throw everything on the table as early as Choose only core features and Deadlines possible determine MVP for Ownership = Sunday Empowerment! Limit scope and simplify early!Friday, February 17, 12
  • 13. startupTools Set timers for Use Roman each decision Voting IN QUEUE DOING DONE SCRUM Task 3 Task 2 Task 1 BOARD Reconvene regularly (every 2 hrs) for status updates Urgent and Business Important Model Matrix CanvasFriday, February 17, 12
  • 14. ideaValidation The INTERWEB why validation matters: A/B Twitter& Tests F-book You polls Ask your can’t Other TEAMS target think market Paper .net of polls Use your wufoo EVERYTHING survey feet! your TEAM 3s z Brain- s < on! storming poll ge ti daddy jud lida va feedbackMVPFriday, February 17, 12
  • 15. sundayPresentations Focus 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) ntly Only 1-2 speakers orta !!!!! imp !!!!!!!!! (saves time) ost m VE FUN HAFriday, February 17, 12
  • 16. judgingCriteria have customer validation Interviewed potential/target customers? Integrated that feedback into your product? ✓ you... Built a base of fans and would-be customers? business model Differentiated yourself from competitors? Defined your customer acquisition/rollout strategy? ✓ Clearly and realistically articulated your revenue model? execution Developed a a functional prototype? Executed well as a team? ✓Friday, February 17, 12
  • 17. ourSponsors PLATINUM GOLD SILVERFriday, February 17, 12

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