Startup Weekend Georgetown University

    Friday, November 4 - 6, 2016


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Startup Weekend Georgetown University

Friday, November 4 - 6, 2016



Friday, November 4 - 6, 2016
El evento empieza a las 6:30 pm

Georgetown University
Hariri Building
3700 O Street
Washington , DC 20057

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PROGRAMA DEL EVENTO

Friday November 4th


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 November 5th


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 November 6th


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!


Jueces del evento


Leslie Jump
CEO, Startup Angels

Leslie Jump has 25 years experience building, advising, and investing in new companies in the US as well as internationally. Her current focus is Startup Angels, a platform to inspire and enable new angel investors across the US and around the world. Previously Leslie was a partner in Sawari Ventures, a Cairo-based venture capital firm investing. She continues to serve as an advisor to Flat6Labs, Sawari Ventures' accelerator for seed-stage investments, as well as on the boards of several startups and nonprofits.


Amy Millman



Jeff Reid



Maxim Wheatley



Rahul Bhandari



Kate Glantz
Founder and CEO at Heartful.ly

Kate Glantz is the co-founder and CEO of Heartful.ly, a donation platform for celebrating life’s most important moments in a more meaningful way. Prior to founding Heartful.ly, Kate worked at the intersection of international development and communications for the State Department and Centers for Disease Control. Her most formative experience, and the inspiration for Heartful.ly, was her service as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Tanzania where she experienced firsthand how grassroots solutions can change lives. Kate is a fellow at the Halcyon Incubator, a 2016 Tory Burch Fellow, and a Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Scholar. She has also been recognized as a 2016 New Power Woman of D.C. Tech by Trending 40, Top 25 in Tech by Washington Life Magazine, and Top 75 Most Innovative in DC by DC Inno.


Coaches and Mentors


Eric Koester
Main Street Genome Founder, former COO of Zaarly

Eric loves to help create new products, generate innovative business models, and solve intractable problems. His focus is on building and guiding early-stage startups into successful businesses. He is currently focused on helping Main Street businesses through Main Street Genome, a technology business that delivers insight-as-a-service to help owners reduce risk and improve profitability. Previously, Eric cofounded Zaarly, a marketplace to helping amazing entrepreneurs and local service providers make money doing what they love with innovative tools and technology. Outside of his own startups, he loves to help other entrepreneurs and wantrapreneurs. He teaches classes at Georgetown University as a professor and serves as an advisor, investor and fan of numerous other startups and entrepreneurs. In his  former life, he worked with hundreds of startups as their startup lawyer (working to help them start, raise money, sell or go public) and as an accountant.



Meghan Roman
Founder @ Stonerose Advisors

I’m a public relations advisor, specializing in venture capital and technology. I spent more than a decade working at PR firms in San Francisco, designing and implementing programs for more than 30 companies, primarily based in Silicon Valley. Given my east coast roots, I ultimately returned to Washington DC and launched Stonerose, to consult with companies breaking ground in new markets. Every good company has a story to be told about how their investment thesis or technology will make business and society function better. I help clients tell that story in a compelling way, through the right avenues, generating visibility and enabling opinion makers to understand and report on their business. 

I'm spending most of my professional time right now designing PokitDok's PR strategy as it introduces APIs and Blockchain to the world of healthcare. I also support PR and Entrepreneur programs at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. 

Specialties: Public Relations, PR Strategy, Messaging, Copywriting, Press, Analyst Relations, Research, Sponsorships, Branding, Presentation Development, Procurement, Announcements, Social Media Counsel


John Jabara
Founder @ Savenia Labs

John Jabara is the Founder of Savenia Labs (http://www.savenialabs.com), a MD-based company reinventing appliance, electrical product and home energy ratings so that individuals and businesses can assess lifetime energy costs and environmental impact prior to purchasing. John was recently named Maryland Entrepreneur of the Year by the Maryland Clean Energy Center. Savenia Labs was also named Maryland Incubator Company of the Year in 2013.Prior to this role, John was a 22-year veteran of GlaxoSmithKline. His career included various commercial and business unit executive positions in 4 countries, 6 cities and across 15 roles covering pharmaceuticals, vaccines, diagnostics and eye care products.  John has launched over 25 products, built-out business units in the US and UK, and led start-up operations in Japan.  John also founded industry groups to better work with the governments of Japan and the United Kingdom, and served as a company representative in Washington DC.


Shye Gillad
Co-Founder @ ProJet Aviation

Shye Gilad has trained and coached hundreds of executives, entrepreneurs, and airline pilots to successful outcomes, and led multiple startups in the entertainment, air transportation, and leadership development industries. He is passionate about lifelong learning and random acts of hospitality. 

A former airline captain, Shye is a cofounder and managing partner of ProJet Aviation, an award-winning aircraft management and worldwide charter company that helps people accomplish extraordinary things through the wonder of private flight. He is the founder and principal of Creating Lift Leadership, a coaching and consulting firm dedicated to elevating the performance of executives, entrepreneurs, and the organizations they lead. 

Gilad is an adjunct professor and entrepreneur-in-residence at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, where he earned an MBA in international business. He holds a BS in Aeronautical Science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and is an EMyth Certified Business Coach and Coach Member of the International Coach Federation (ICF).   

Shye is the co-host of Business Owners Radio, the show that helps your business grow, with new podcasts available on iTunes every Monday.  


Dave Terzian
Managing Partner @ Brand Strategy Partners

Diverse entrepreneurial and managerial background. Experienced foodservice professional with expertise in brand development, franchising, and franchisee management. Has owned and operated several foodservice companies, including two as a franchisor (Jerry’s Subs and Pizza™, Jacks of Lombard Street™), and two as a multi-unit franchisee (Checkers Burgers ∙Fries∙ Cola™, Bojangles Famous Chicken ‘n Biscuits™). Extensive experience in structuring deals and raising capital. Provides consulting services to the restaurant and franchise industry through Brand Strategy Partners. Mentors students thru the Startp Hoyas program at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business. As a real estate investor, owns and manages a commercial real estate portfolio thru Marva Properties, LLC, and a residential real estate portfolio thru Boulder Property Group, LLC. Ongoing professional activities include franchise and foodservice consulting, real estate investment, and pursuing additional entrepreneurial opportunities.


Equipo Organizador

Startup Weekend Washington, D.C. es 100% liderado por voluntarios, líderes de la comunidad local.
Descubre aquí cómo participar.

  • Jeff
    Reid
  • Barry
    Goldsmith
  • Victoria
    Schramm

Facilitadores


Roger Osorio
Entrepreneurship Program Leader @ IBM

Entrepreneurship program leader by day, math coach by night, and Startup Weekend organizer & facilitator by weekend.  I deliver a powerful cocktail made up of education, psychology, neuroscience, leadership, and entrepreneurship.  I facilitate events to maximize the experience and learning for all participants.

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