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Dive In From Conception To Pitch In a Single Weekend

 

A Tech Challenge Where You Can
Learn • Create • Validate
Any Start-up Idea From Scratch

 

Win Prizes Upto ₹3,85,000*

 

28th July – 29th July

 

Who should take part?


Dreamers

Are you ready to bring your idea to life? Whether your goal is to start a side project or the next “it” startup, Startup Weekend sets the stage for you to be action behind the ideas in your head.

Drivers

Whether you have a new idea or want to be a part of team of people driving the action forward, Startup Weekend brings smart people together so ideas can become reality.

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Creators

Use your talent to make startup magic. Startup Weekend is a chance to make something out of nothing.

Collaborators

Spend the weekend with 125 other talented individuals. Whether your goal is to learn a new skill, meet your co-founder, or just have some fun, you’ll be sure to be in great company.

Why should you take part?

Countries

Cities

Global Participation

Techstars Startup Weekend events to date globally

Connect

Connect with people driven to build something new. Rich and diverse talent is a Startup Weekend staple.

Participants will mix, mingle and work with new people who could be their next cofounder, friend,mentor, or investor.

Discover

Participants will discover where they are on the Entrepreneur’s Journey.

They will be introduced to new resources available near them and will leave knowing the next steps they need to take on their road to success.

Learn

Participants will learn what it really takes to start a company.

No book, panel, speaker, or blog post will teach them what you need to know.

The only way to learn is the experience of trying.

Start

It’s that simple. Startup Weekend is designed to get you going, FAST.

Local Organizers will set up the ideal environment for participants to be successful and learn as much as possible in just 54 hours.

What will happen during the event?


Friday October 5th

Time Process Description
6:30 pm Registration Arrive at the venue and get checked in
7:00 pm Dinner & Networking Eat food, share ideas, practice pitches, get to know fellow participants
7:20 pm Welcome & Speakers Review agenda for the weekend and introduce speakers, coaches, and community leaders
7:30 pm Pitches Start Optionally line up to give your pitch
9:00 pm Voting Attendees vote for the top pitches
9:15 pm Form Teams Teams start forming and discussing ideas
10:00 pm Begin Work 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, October 6th

Time Process Description
9:00 am Breakfast Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
9:30 am Begin & Work Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Check-in After-lunch check-in, status reports call for help
2:00 pm Coach Meetings Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!
6:30 pm Dinner
7:30 pm Check-in After-dinner check-in, status reports, call for help
10:00 pm Wrap-up Finished for the day. You may stay and work as long as the venue will allow
Sunday, October 7th

Time Process Description
9:00 am Breakfast Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
10:00 am Check-in Coaches arrive. Final opportunity to ask questions
12:00 pm Lunch
12:30 pm Coach Meetings Coaches arrive… ASK QUESTIONS
3:00 pm Presentation Prep & Tech Check Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!
4:00 pm Dinner
5:00 pm Final Presentations
7:30 pm Judging & Awards
8:30 pm Wrap-up
9:00 pm Go Home!

Mentors


Rohan Mehta

CEO, Social Kinnect

Digital Entrepreneur and Media Planning Specialist

Ronak Rajani

Founder, Mumbai Foodie

Instagram Influencer, Marketer and Blogger

Pratik Gupta

Co-Founder, FoxyMoron

Digital Strategy, Advertising & Web Design

Meherzad Karanjia

Head of Strategy & Media, Schbang Solutions

Media Buying & Planning

Judges


Saurabh Khemka

Associate Vice-President, Netcore Solutions

Affiliate & Email Marketing

Akshay Gurnani

CEO, Schbang Solution

Search Engine Optimisation & Influencer Management

Krish Ramnani

Co-Founder, Togglehead

IT Expert and Consultant, Web and App Developer

Nitin Ragani

Founder, NPR Design

Social Media Marketing, Content Creation & Blogging

Rohan Mehta

CEO, Social Kinnect

Digital Entrepreneur and Media Planning Specialist

Chandni Shah

COO, Social Kinnect

Digital Client Servicing, Digital Media strategy

Pratik Gupta

Co-Founder, FoxyMoron

Digital Strategy, Advertising & Web Design

Varun Duggirala

Co-Founder, The Glitch

Digital Content Creation &
Strategy

Nitin Ragani

Founder, NPR Design

Social Media Marketing, Content Creation & Blogging

Akshay Gurnani

CEO, Schbang Solution

Digital Search Engine Optimisation & Influencer Management

Krish Ramnani

Co-Founder, Togglehead

IT Expert and Consultant, Web and App Developer

Meherzad Karanjia

Head of Strategy & Media, Schbang Solutions

Digital Media Buying & Planning

There are prizes too!


Over and above the invaluable networking & mentorship that everyone takes home, the winning team will also receive:

 

Cash Prize
₹10,000

 

Educational Scholarship
₹2,55,000

 

Co-working Space for 3 Months ₹1,20,000

Venue


AGES, IIDE Campus, 1st Floor, Andheri Girls’ Education Society, Swami Vivekananda Road, Andheri Station Road, Near, GK Gokhale Bridge, Andheri West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400058

(The venue will be accessible to participants 24/7 throughout the  event)
 

The event will be on 5th, 6th 7th October at 10 pm

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