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Startup weekend


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Startup weekend

  1. 1. The BEST 54 hours of your life
  2. 2. What do you normally do in 54 hours? <ul><li>SLEEP: 16 </li></ul><ul><li>WORK: 20 </li></ul><ul><li>FAMILY/FRIENDS: 5 </li></ul><ul><li>EAT: 3 </li></ul><ul><li>HYGENE: 1 </li></ul><ul><li>FACEBOOK/TWEET: 1or 2...or 7 </li></ul><ul><li>DRIVING/ERRANDS: 2 </li></ul>
  3. 3. What CAN you do in 54 hours? <ul><li>LAUNCH A STARTUP </li></ul>
  4. 4. What: <ul><li>Non-profit </li></ul><ul><li>International </li></ul><ul><li>3 years old </li></ul><ul><li>300 Startup Weekends </li></ul>
  5. 5. WHY? <ul><li>1. Education. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Build your network. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Co-Founder Dating </li></ul><ul><li>4.Step outside of your comfort zone. </li></ul>
  6. 6. WHY? <ul><li>5. Actually launch a business. </li></ul><ul><li>6. Get face time with thought leaders. </li></ul><ul><li>7. Save money & get stuff </li></ul><ul><li>8. Join a global community </li></ul>4. Learn a new skill:
  7. 7. How: FRIDAY <ul><li>60 second pitches </li></ul>
  8. 8. How: Saturday <ul><li>WORK </li></ul><ul><li>COFFEE </li></ul><ul><li>SPEAKERS </li></ul><ul><li>FOOD </li></ul>
  9. 9. How: Sunday <ul><li>WORK </li></ul><ul><li>COFFEE </li></ul><ul><li>FOOD </li></ul><ul><li>PRESENTATIONS </li></ul><ul><li>PRIZES </li></ul>
  10. 10. Who? <ul><li>1/2 Technical </li></ul><ul><li>1/2 Non-Technical </li></ul><ul><li>All Ages </li></ul><ul><li>All Industries </li></ul><ul><li>All Ideas </li></ul><ul><li>All skill levels </li></ul>
  11. 11. BUT WHAT IF SOMEONE STEALS MY IDEA!? <ul><li>Oh Shut up. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Why this is awesome for Columbia <ul><li>PUT US ON THE MAP! </li></ul>Columbia
  13. 13. How is this all paid for? (shout-out to our sponsors) (shout-out to our sponsors)
  14. 14. Shout-out to more sponsors
  15. 15. Who’s going to be there? Speaker: Tim Miles The Daily Blur Mentors: Brant Bukowsky Lyle Johnson Jamie Stephens Steve Powell Brian Null Brent Beshore
  16. 16. What’s Next? STEP 1.
  17. 17. What’s Next? Step 2. Discount Code: CoMO for 15% off!
  18. 18. What’s Next? Step 3. Idea!
  19. 19. What’s Next? Step 4.
  20. 20. BEST 54 HOURS OF YOUR LIFE Startup Weekend Columbia Sept. 30th - Oct. 2nd