MIAMI UNIVERSITY JOHN W. ALTMAN INSTITUTE FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP

STARTUP WEEKEND 2021

OCTOBER 22nd - 24th, 2021

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What is Startup Weekend?

A weekend for you to test your startup idea, create a business plan, meet new people, and network with successful mentors from across the Midwest!

Startup Weekend is a weekend-long competitive experience where aspiring entrepreneurs, designers, creative thinkers, and engineers come together to produce a viable startup business model. 

Sign up by October 11th!

 Techstars Startup Weekend Miami University will be a weekend-long experience.
Have questions? Feel free to reach us at oxford-oh@startupweekend.org.

2021 Weekend Schedule

4:30pm: Registration Starts

Course Credit Check-In #1

5:15pm: Welcome and Kick-Off 

7:00 pm: Dinner and Networking

7:45pm: Team Formation and Problem Discussion

8:30pm: Team Member Skill Inventory

9:00pm: Effective Teams Workshop

9:30pm: Develop Basic Business Concepts and Team Room Assignments

Course Credit Check-In #2

8:00am: Arrival and Breakfast

9:00am: Workshop: Effective Customer Research Workshop– Sara Valasek

Course Credit Check-In #3

10:00am: Teamwork Time. Get out and VALIDATE!

12:00pm: Mentor Office Hours” begin

12:30pm: Lunch

1:30pm: “Mentor Office Hours” & Teamwork Time

6:30pm: Dinner and Discussion

7:00-8:30pm “Finance Help Desk Office Hours”: RedHawk Ventures & Social Impact Fund members staffing.

9:00pm: Gut Check

Course Credit Check-In #4

8:00am: Arrival, Breakfast, and Gut Check

Course Credit Check-In #5

8:00 am-10:00am: “Mentor Office Hours” and Final Presentation Prep

10:00 am-11:15am Preliminary Rounds

11:15am: Lunch

11:45am: FINAL PRESENTATIONS

Top 4 Teams will be announced. Get up and present if it’s you!

1:00pm Judging (Survey Submissions)

1:15pm Awards & Wrap-Up

Looking to be a mentor for Startup Weekend? Sign up below!

Meet Our Professionals

Meet Our Speakers

Partners & Sponsors

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Contact Us

Mark Lacker – Director, Startup Entrepreneurship
Natalie Holzaepfel – SW Assistant Director
 
Michael Conger – Director, Startup Weekend