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2011 11-18 Document - Startup Weekend Lexington Program

2011 11-18 Document - Startup Weekend Lexington Program

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Published by: Adam Thede on Nov 22, 2011
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November 18-20, 2011
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Weekend s.
Schedule for Friday, November 18th:
•6:00 pm: Eat, Meet, and greet, discuss what would be
interesting to build.
•7:00 pm: Speaker- Lori Cheek, Founder of Cheekd.com 
• 7:30 pm: Pitches start — If you have an idea for a product,
you pitch it to the group.
8:30 pm: Team network and evaluate possible teams to
 work on.
This is a self-selection process. People form teams
around ideas that they think are interesting and would lil@tto work on for the weekend. Ideally, you'd like a group
between 5 and 10 people — but groups of 2 or as large as
20 are acceptable.
Teams are not limited to working on web only applica*
tions. Generally, these make the most sense given the
nature of the weekend and those who register. But if you
really feel like working on that new cupcake business, go for
•9:00 pm: Team vote on top ideas and select the teams
they will work with for the weekend. Teams solidify their
concept and create an elevator pitch.
• 10:00 pm: Leave for a bar or coffee shop to continue th«
discussion and create prototypes.
Schedule for Saturday, November 19th:
•9:00 am: Breakfast, Start development.
• 10:00 am: By now, teams should have prototype(s) on
paper, decided on a working title, and created technical
plans. Start getting servers live, buying domains, creating
user flows, etc.
• 12:30 pm: Lunch break.• 1:30 pm: Back to work
•6:00 pm: Dinner
•6:30 pm: Speaker
•7:00 pm: Back to work
• 10:00 pm: Gut check on the product; basic prototype
building; group get-together for drinks and to talk about the
products everyone is working on.
Schedule for Sunday, November 20th:
•9:00 am: Breakfast.
• 10:00 am: By now, you should have a live splash page up
 with an email capture and a simple blog. Maybe a rough
prototype and at least a start on your presentation.
•12:00 pm: Lunch
•3:00 pm: Sink or swim time for those looking for a weekend
•4:30 pm: Dinner
•5:00 pm: Presentations from each company. Talk about
 what worked, what didn't, what could go better.
•6:00 pm: Wrap up and move out.
^Schedule Subject to Change*
Dr. Bruce Walcott
Untvenity of Kentucky
College of Engineering
Warren Nash
Director of the Lewngton
Innovation and Commerlca
Sean Moore
Cordinator of the BtueglllHc
Smai luiinest Oevel
Shown Rogers
Assistant Center Director and
Management Consuttan
Lori Cheek
Founder/CEO of
Sean O'Leory
Associate Vfce President

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