Past event…

Event Ended

Some have expressed confusion as to scheduling of our events. And we probably haven't done a great job of getting the message out in a consistent manner. Well, the SW organizers and other community leaders recently met, had some good discussions, and we've come up with a game plan.

Below you'll see the rough outline of our yearly schedule.

For more info on upcoming
events & programs
visit your community's
new home on up.co

Event/AreaEstimated Time Frame
SW DallasJul/Aug
SW NextSep/Oct
SW Ft WorthNov/Dec
other similar event (Lean Startup Machine,etc.)Nov/Dec
SW DentonJan/Feb
SW NextMar/Apr
SW North Dallas areaMay/Jun
other similar event (Lean Startup Machine,etc.)May/Jun
SW DallasJul/Aug

For those that are new, Startup Weekend is a 52-hour event that's part meetup, part education, part hackathon, and ALL awesome!

Come on Friday to mingle, then get ready to pitch your great idea to the crowd. Teams form around the most popular ideas which then work through the weekend to build something to present to judges on Sunday.

Schedule

Friday

Nov 9
  • Registration Starts
  • Dinner & Networking
  • Welcome & Speakers
  • Pitches Start
  • Attendees vote for the top ideas
  • Teams start forming and discussing ideas
  • 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

Nov 10
  • Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
  • Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend
  • Lunch
  • Call for needs & skills
  • Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!
  • Dinner
  • Mid weekend check-in, status reports, call for help
  • Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Sunday

Nov 11
  • Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
  • Call for help (this is self motivated, so don’t be shy)
  • Lunch
  • Coaches arrive… ASK QUESTIONS
  • Gut check. Start prepping for presentations
  • Dinner
  • FINAL PRESENTATIONS
  • Judging & awards
  • Wrapup
  • Go home!
Organizers
Brad Anderson
Speakers
Platinum Sponsors
Gold Sponsors
Silver Sponsors
Contributing Sponsors
Judges
Coaches
Blog

SW Denton Details

by swdallas

Startup Weekend makes its first ever appearance in Denton on Friday, January 18th. Held at Sycamore Hall on the University […]

SW Plano – Debrief

by swdallas

Our first SW Plano event is now complete. It’s been a fun journey. Expanding the SW presence throughout the DFW […]

Upcoming Events

© Copyright 2017, Startup Weekend. All rights reserved. Privacy Policy