Startup Weekend Trondheim

    Friday, November 7 - 9, 2014


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  2. Schedule
  3. Judges
  4. Coaches and Mentors
  5. Sponsors
  6. Organizing Team
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Startup Weekend Trondheim

Friday, November 7 - 9, 2014


Friday, November 7 - 9, 2014
Event starts at 5:30 pm

DIGS - coworking space (http://www.digs.no/)

Trondheim, Norway

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EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday November 7th


5:30 pm
Registration
Arrive at the venue and get checked in


6:00 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


8:00 pm
Voting
Attendees vote for the top pitches


8:15 pm
Form Teams
Teams start forming and discussing ideas


9:00 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 November 8th


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!


5:00 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 November 9th


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!


Event Judges


Gøril Forbord
CEO of Technoport

Technoport is a non profit organisation working to promote innovation and entrepreneurship. They host different innovation events bringing together entrepreneurs, investors, business leaders, students, researchers, troublemakers and dreamers. 


Kristine B. Fredriksen
Manager, Spark NTNU

Kristine is a master student at NTNU School of Entrepreneurship, and in charge of Spark*. Spark* is a NTNU project in cooperation with TrønderEnergi, offering students with business ideas guidance, network and initial funding. 


Arild Petersen
Incubator manager/Business developer

With more than 7 years helping startups in Trondheim, Arild is an experienced business developer with strengths within project management, sales and marketing, concept and business model development.


Tommy Dahlen
Attorney-at-law

Tommy is an experienced startup-lawyer with a burning interest for supporting engaged entrepreneurs, and is a well-established character in the Trondheim innovation scene. He represents a vision of empowering the early-stage phase of business, and is a strong resource for many young companies. He has been part of the realization of over 150 companies over the 15 years working in business law. He knows most of the challenges entrepreneurs are facing, and will also contribute as a mentor in the event.


Astrid Haugslett

Writer, anchor woman, researcher and project manager.


Coaches and Mentors


Tommy Dahlen
Attorney-at-law

Tommy is an experienced startup-lawyer with a burning interest for supporting engaged entrepreneurs, and is a well-established character in the Trondheim innovation scene. He represents a vision of empowering the early-stage phase of business, and is a strong resource for many young companies. He has been part of the realization of over 150 companies over the 15 years working in business law. He knows most of the challenges entrepreneurs are facing, and will also contribute as a mentor in the event.


Magnus Hakvåg
Specialist on protection of Competitiveness with a special focus on intangibles, IPR and standardization.

Magnus work with protection of competitiveness with a special focus on intangibles, "IPR" and standardization. Frequently used by different ministries in Norway in relation to "IP" and "IPR". He has been the major contributor on the development of National education on IP/IPR in Norway the last 14 years, with direct financing from The Norwegian Ministry of Trade and Industry. Magnus is a frequently used guest lecturer on IPR/standards and "protection of competitiveness" in Europe.


Trond Bechmann
CEO of Leiv Eiriksson Inkubator AS

Trond has been growing, investing in, and educating startup entrepreneurs in Trondheim for over 8 years now. With his international education and experience in marketing, sales, business model development and leadership, he knows what startups need to take the right steps in their development. 


Sigurd Gran-Jansen
Sigurd is a Business Developer and Brand Machine @ Staaker

Sigurd is also a coach @ Spark*, helping students to realize their ideas!


Eirik Backer

Eirik is a interaction designer and developer, as well as a teacher at the Norwegian School of Creative Studies. With a great passion for JavaScript, communication and tailor made solutions, he have been working with projects both abroad and in Trondheim in the past 9 years.


Emil Økstad

Emil is a action man, he has worked as project manager for NTNU Technology Transfer for several years and founded a few tech startups.  He believe with the right team and a growing market anything is possible. Right now he is working on www.TrondheimTech.no a news channel for tech companies in the Trondheim region. 


Event Sponsors, and Partners

The Startup Weekend Trondheim team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
Learn how to become a sponsor here.


Local Main Sponsor


Organizing Team

Startup Weekend Trondheim is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here

  • Ivana
    Gancheva
  • Andreas
    Gjaerum
  • Mats
    Kirknes
  • Jørgen
    Forsell
  • Snorre
    Paulsen
  • Soudabeh
    Khodambashi
  • Reza
    Mohseni
  • Embret
    Østring

Facilitators


Stina Liland
Co-Founder of Startup Norway



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