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Here's how Startup Weekends work:

On the first day, participants pitch their startup ideas and receive feedback. Teams are then formed organically around the top ideas. After that it’s a 54 hour frenzy of business model creation, coding, designing and market validation resulting in a minimum viable product (MVP)... Don't know what that is? Not to worry! Our facilitator will be there to help you along the way. Local entrepreneurs and business professionals will also be there to provide invaluable mentorship. This weekend-long event is an incredible opportunity to launch into entrepreneurship, expand your network in Vancouver, and meet like-minded, ambitious people.

Vancouver’s startup scene is growing rapidly, with each year seeing more and more startups launched. The founders of some of Vancouver’s most renowned startups, such as Hootsuite and Clearly Contacts, are investing millions into local startups in hopes of making Vancouver a world-class startup hub. Now is an optimal time to become part of the scene and make your mark.

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Schedule

Friday

Nov 9
  • Registration Starts
  • Dinner & Networking
  • Welcome & Speakers
  • Pitches Start
  • Attendees vote for the top ideas
  • Teams start forming and discussing ideas
  • 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

Saturday

Nov 10
  • Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
  • Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend
  • Lunch
  • Call for needs & skills
  • Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!
  • Dinner
  • Mid weekend check-in, status reports, call for help
  • Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Sunday

Nov 11
  • Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
  • Call for help (this is self motivated, so don’t be shy)
  • Lunch
  • Coaches arrive… ASK QUESTIONS
  • Gut check. Start prepping for presentations
  • Dinner
  • FINAL PRESENTATIONS
  • Judging & awards
  • Wrapup
  • Go home!
Platinum Sponsors
Gold Sponsors
Judges

Kimberly Kaplan

CEO of Luvmybox

Karim Abraham

mydealbag.com, CEO

mydealbag media is an affiliate and email marketing company in the daily deal industry. We aggregate thousands of deals from hundreds of sources across North America and the U.K. and provide a one-stop-shop for the best daily deals in over 5,000 cities worldwide.

Todd Farrell

e@UBC Seed Fund, Chief Acceleration Officer   |  

Capitalized by generous donations from alumni and matching contributions from the BC Innovation Council, the entrepreneurship@UBC Seed Fund has been formed by UBC in order to make very early stage pre-seed investments in start-ups founded by students or recent alumni.

Jason Xu

Battlefy, Founder

Silver Sponsors
Coaches

Robin McFee

Clinicbook, CEO

Robin has a background in Electrical and Computer Engineering from UBC. He is highly competitive whether it's in business, sports or go karting with the rest of the Clinicbook team.

Julien Jacques

PlusOwn, Founder

Mohamed Alborno

Crowdsway, Founder and CEO

Rob Attwell

MyBestHelper, Founder and COO

Bronze Sponsors
Organizers
Anuj Singhal
Hans Seidemann
Tagg Jefferson
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