Ready, Set, Launch! Startup Weekend Invades Kansas City This Friday
One year ago, Startup Weekend KC took place at bizperc. This year, it's at Union Station.
Are you an idea-generating machine? A collaborative superstar? A tech junkie? If so, you've probably heard of Startup Weekend Kansas City, a weekend-long, hands-on experience for entrepreneurs. At the beginning of the weekend, you and your group will be presented an idea. At the end of those 54 hours, you'll have a new business on your hands.
Startup Weekend Kansas City will take place April 13-15, 2012 at Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri. The event schedule looks a little something like this:
5:30pm – Registration starts (dinner served)
7:00pm – Kickoff & Speakers
8:00pm – Pitches Begin (60 seconds per person)
9:00pm – Voting
9:45pm – Teams start forming and discussing ideas
10:00pm – 1:00am – Teams begin to work
9:00am – Doors open. Breakfast & coffee.
9:30am – Teams continue efforts. Mentors arrive and begin working with teams.
12:00pm – Lunch
6:00pm – Dinner
7:30pm – Mid weekend check-in, status reports, call for help.
12:00 – Finished for the day. Teams are welcomed to stay and work as late as the venue will allow.
9:00 am – Doors open. Breakfast & coffee
12:45pm – Lunch
3:00pm – Gut check. Start prepping for presentations. Test your tech.
5:00pm – FINAL PRESENTATIONS
6:30pm – Appetizers served while judges deliberate
7:00pm – Awards & Wrap-up
9:00pm – Go home!
Join some of KC's most passionate, driven entrepreneurs at Startup Weekend in just a few days! Register today and get collaborative.
And don't forget to follow Startup Weekend on Twitter! @KCSW