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Startup Weekend Singapore Facilitator's Deck

Startup Weekend Singapore Facilitator's Deck



This deck was used at Startup Weekend Singapore to introduce participants to what will happen over the weekend and various resources they can use.

This deck was used at Startup Weekend Singapore to introduce participants to what will happen over the weekend and various resources they can use.



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    Startup Weekend Singapore Facilitator's Deck Startup Weekend Singapore Facilitator's Deck Presentation Transcript

    • Welcome toStartup WeekendSingapore
    • startupWhat?! “the best experiential educ ation for entrepreneurs”✓ 300 events✓ 35,000+ attendees to date✓ 91 countries✓ 200+ local organizers✓ 1,700+ startup ventures
    • housekeeping!✓Thank-you’s / recognition✓Twitter Hashtag = #swsg2012✓Upload pictures movies, etc. using #swsg2012 and “Startup Weekend”✓Facilities - Restrooms✓Please wear your lanyards at all times while at #swsg2012
    • Wifi✓NUS students use your accounts.✓NUSV17313#swsg01✓NUSV17314#swsg02✓NUSV17315#swsg03✓NUSV17316#swsg04✓NUSV17317#swsg05✓Permanent access info for each team will be on your table
    • Sta rt the Schedule 18:00 - Registration, networking & dinnerFriday 19:00 - Ice breaker, final opp. for Pigeon Hole ideas and voting 19:30 - Close of online pitching & voting, this deck! 19:45 - API Tech Talks by Partners (1-2 min each) 20:00 - Break;Tallying up of top 40 Pigeon Hole ideas; Move to Atrium 20:30 - 60 Second elevator pitches 21:30 - 20 ideas selected by mentors 22:00 - Top 20 ideas announced 10:30 - Begin forming teams 23:00 - Start Working! Fin ish
    • Sta rt the Schedule Breakfast and work! - 9:00 Talk by Andy Croll - 9:30 Mentors arrive; Set tasks- 10:00 Saturday Start Coding!! - 11:00 Lunch- 12:00 Dinner and Talks - 18:00 Sleep(?) - 23:59 Fin ish
    • Sta rt the Schedule 9:00 - Breakfast and workSunday 10:00 - Mentors arrive 12:00 - Lunch 13:00 - Start demo/pres rehearsals 17:00 - Dinner 18:00 - Presentations (5 min each!) 20:30 - Voting and awards Fin ish
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    • friday Voting1Stage I★ Online pitching starts before event where participants post their ideas on Pigeonhole★ Voting starts before event with each participant getting 5 votes★ Voting and entry of ideas closed at 7:30pm★ Top 40 ideas are chosen for the next stage
    • friday Voting2 Stage II ★ Top 40 ideas get a chance to pitch in front of the entire group for 1 minute ★ Panel of mentors vote for the top 20 ideas ★ Top 20 ideas get selected to be worked upon through the weekend
    • how to rock a startup in 54 hours and beyond.the CURRICULUM (listen at your own risk)
    • 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? ep t.. take co nc note s the am e! a d n up a n m isBr ke e nthu sias M a ious! co ntag
    • buildingaTeam ✓ Complimentary skills hat rs ✓ Clear and aligned interestsW tte a M O ST ✓ Energy and Enthusiasm M Be open to co-ownership and be prepared to pivot The team is EVERYTHING
    • teamFormation✓1) Owners of Top 20 ideas (‘CEO’) are assigned a table inthe hall✓2) Participants are free to go around and choose whichteam they would like to join✓3) ‘CEO’s will update the main spreadsheet with thecurrent state of their team during the process✓4) ‘CEO’s will have full control of who gets to join theirteam and ensure the team has good ratio of tech to non-tech members✓5) Once team has been formed, ‘CEO’s are to update teamsurvey form with details of their members
    • weekendRoadmapNOW map MVP identify customer W/E deliverabl es? FR ID AY NIGH T refine MVP market research star t BUILDING SAT L UNCH customer vali dation keep BUILDING SAT DINNE R llout st rategy? Y NDA ST SU FA VALIDATE! got fans/customers? ro KB REA begin pitch p r ep biz model? SUN LUN DAY CH PRACTICE YOUR PITCH finish building CRUNCH TIME! PITCH
    • projectManagament 1 Braindump 2 Prioritize 3 Allocate and Ideas and Refine Set DeadlinesThrow everything on the Choose only core features Ownership = Empowerment!table as early as possible and determine MVP for Sunday Limit scope and simplify early!
    • 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 updatesUrgent and BusinessImportant Model Matrix Canvas
    • ideaValidationThe INTERWEB why validation A/B matters: Twitter& Tests F-book You polls Ask your can’tOther TEAMS target market think .net Paper of polls Use your wufoo EVERYTHING survey feet!your TEAM 3s z Brain- storming poll < ! e s io n daddy dg d at j u li feedback vaMVP
    • 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) tl y Only 1-2 speakers or tan !! (saves time) i mp !!!!!!!!m ost !!!! F UNHAVE
    • judgingCriteriahave 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? ✓
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