Tauranga Startup Weekend Schedule 2014


Tauranga Startup Weekend is coming up fast and our schedule is set already. The weekend will pass by quickly, so start getting ready and be tuned for some very useful tips for preparing for Startup Weekend we will be posting soon.


Friday – Nov 7

  • 5:30pm     Registration Starts
  • 7:00pm     Dinner & Networking
  • 7:20pm     Welcome & Speakers
  • 7:30pm     Pitches Start
  • 9:00pm    Attendees vote for the top ideas
  • 9:15pm     Teams start forming and discussing ideas
  • 10:00pm  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 8

  • 9:00am     Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
  • 9:30am     Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend
  • 12:00pm   Lunch
  • 1:00pm     Call for needs & skills
  • 2:00pm     Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!
  • 6:30pm     Dinner
  • 7:30pm     Mid weekend check-in, status reports, call for help
  • 10:00pm   Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow


Sunday – Nov 9

  • 9:00am     Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
  • 10:00am   Call for help (this is self motivated, so don’t be shy)
  • 12:00pm   Lunch
  • 12:30pm   Coaches arrive… ASK QUESTIONS
  • 3:00pm     Gut check. Start prepping for presentations
  • 4:00pm     Dinner
  • 7:30pm     Judging & awards
  • 8:30pm     Wrap-up
  • 9:00pm     Go home!