SMARTup is India's premier series of knowledge cum networking events for investors, entrepreneurs, SMEs, influencers and other facilitators proudly brought to Indore by ah! Ventures & meetingsandoffices.com, in association with Yash Infocrest. SMARTup is an initiative to support and facilitate the start up movement in all parts of India. SMARTup kicked off in Mumbai on October 28, 2017 with 4 premium Knowledge Sessions, 1-on-1 Investor Meetings, a SMARTx talk, a curated pitch session and intensive networking.
Startup Weekend supported by Google for Entrepreneurs. Startup Weekend is a 54-hour weekend event, during which groups of developers, business managers, startup enthusiasts, students, graphic artists and more pitch ideas for new startup companies, form teams around those ideas, and work to develop a working prototype, demo, or presentation by Sunday evening. Startup Weekend has grown into an organization with a global presence. Techstars Startup Weekends are… Techstars Startup Weekends are 54-hour events designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs. The weekend events are centered on action, innovation, and education. Beginning with Friday night pitches and continuing through testing, business model development, and basic prototype creation, Startup Weekends culminate in Sunday night demos to a panel of potential investors and local entrepreneurs. Participants are challenged with building functional startups during the event and are able to collaborate with like-minded individuals outside of their daily networks. Who you’ll meet at Techstars Startup Weekend: Startup Weekends attendees’ backgrounds are roughly 50% technical (developers, coders, designers) 50% business (marketing, finance, law). Why people come to Startup Weekend: 29% of Startup Weekend participants attend an event to network, 20% attend to develop/build a product 13% attend to learn how to create a new venture. After the conference is over, roughly 80% of attendees plan on continuing to work on their startup after the weekend. What you’ll get out of the event: Education: Startup Weekends are all about learning by doing, whether you’re learning a new skill or a new way of thinking. Don’t just listen to theory, build your own strategy and test it as you go. Co-Founder Dating: The people who come to Startup Weekend are serious about learning how to build and launch startups. Create relationships that last long past the weekend. Have fun: During the weekend working alongside awesome people who share your ideas. Techstars Startup Weekend is meant to be fun and entertaining so enjoy it. Solve local problems with your ideas. Do you think that one of your idea can change your town or have a positive impact in your group of people? Bring your idea notebook with you and start making a positive change in your local community. Build Your Network: Techstars Startup Weekend works hard to recruit high quality, driven entrepreneurs- like you! Learn New Skills: With a whole weekend dedicated to letting your creative juices flow, Techstars Startup Weekends are perfect opportunities to work on a new platform, learn a new programming language, or give marketing a try. With nothing to lose there’s no reason not to step outside your comfort zone. Learn How to Launch a Business (and Actually Do It!): Techstars Startup Weekend is the epitome of Lean Startup Methodology. Mentorship: Local tech and startup leaders participate in Techstars Startup Weekends and give feedback to participants. Interact with the movers and shakers in your community. Get Access to Valuable Startup Resources: By participating in Techstars Startup Weekend you are given instant access to great products and tools. No one leaves Techstars Startup Weekend empty handed! Click here to learn more about some of the offers our Global Sponsors provide during the event. Save Money: Techstars Startup Weekends are affordable (typically $99, only $50 for students). Your ticket includes seven meals, snacks, and all the coffee you can drink. EVENT SCHEDULE Friday January 19th 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 :nPitches 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 January 20th 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 late as the venue will allow. Sunday January 21st 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 Final hours of worktime should be focused on perfecting your presentation, tech-check for final presentations also takes place. 4:00 pm : Dinner 5:00 pm : Final Presentations. 7:30 pm : Judging & Awards 8:30 pm : Wrap-Up 9:00 pm : Go Home! For details: http://communities.techstars.com/india/kochi-kerala-india/startup-weekend/11549
The convention will be deliberating on key elements, its basics and the latest developments, which are important bricks that go into the building of a successful enterprise. Very relevant topics for today’s startups and entrepreneurs.
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