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new ventures + veteran investors
+ 2 Day Un-conference 4 Entrepreneurs
20+ Startup Teams 10+ Investors 200+ Entrepreneurs = 1 Amazing Weekend
A Week of Acceleration
The weekend original planned for startupXLR8R has turned into just one piece of an acceleration period in early June. Here’s the break down of what will take place.
Friday, June 3rd Saturday, June 4th Sunday, June 5th Tuesday, June 7th Wednesday, June 8th “Networking Roulette” by Brazen Careerist (Virtual. 12pm - 1pm) startupXLR8R II + Entrepreneurs Un-conference startupXLR8R II + Entrepreneurs Un-conference DC Tech Meetup #4 Capital Access Network Pitches
Friday: Networking Roulette
Brazen Careerist will be hosting a “Network Roulette Session”, pairing DC’s finest entrepreneurs directly with angel investors. As an investor, you’ll be matched to over 10 entrepreneurs that might just have that next big idea. You’ll have five minutes to ask questions and review the speed-pitch of the entrepreneur, and determine the quality of their idea and their business plan. As an entrepreneur, you’ll have the opportunity to speak directly with over 10 successful investors that understand “what it takes” to take a business idea and turn it into a successful company. Don’t miss this unique chance to meet and interact with DC’s top investors! RSVP: http://istrat.gy/brazenxlr
Sat/Sun: startupXLR8R II
The accelerator part of this weekend will catalyze venture creation via a facilitated, 36-hour code sprint concluding in presentations by founders to early stage investors. iStrategyLabs will source, vet and facilitate the founders and angels participating in the accelerator. It is invitation only. FounderCorps will also provide seasoned entrepreneurs who will work with startups on-site, as well as look to establish long term mentorship relationships after the event.
Who What When Where 20 Teams (2-3 members), 10+ Early Stage Investors Rapid Prototyping + Current Product Iteration + Demo/Pitch 6/4 from 9am to 8pm. 6/5 from 9am to 4pm then pitches from 4pm-6pm Microsoft Chevy Chase - 5404 Wisconsin Avenue, Chevy Chase, MD
Sat/Sun: Entrepreneur’s Un-conference
The un-conference component of this event will provide area entrepreneurs with mentorship, inspiration and ideation time to explore new ways of growing their businesses. All session will be determined the morning of the event, by the group attending.
There will be no presentations -only conversations.
Who What When Where 200 Entrepreneurs. Multiple learning sessions over two days powered by YOU. 6/4 from 9am to 8pm. 6/5 from 9am to 4pm. Microsoft Chevy Chase - 5404 Wisconsin Avenue, Chevy Chase, MD
Tuesday: DC Tech Meetup #4
Wed: Top Pitches Move to CAN
The University of Maryland’s Dingman Center is host to the Capital Access Network (CAN) - one of the region’s biggest and most active angel investor groups. The top 2 pitches at startupXLR8R will be invited to pitch that following Wednesday to ~50 CAN angels. All startupXLR8R and un-conference attendees will be able vote on who should present at CAN.
Friday, June 3rd Saturday, June 4th Sunday, June 5th Tuesday, June 7th Wednesday, June 8th “Networking Roulette” by Brazen Careerist (Virtual. 12pm - 1pm): http://istat.gy/brazenxlr startupXLR8R II + Entrepreneurs Un-conference: http://startupXLR8R2.eventbrite.com startupXLR8R II + Entrepreneurs Un-conference: http://startupXLR8R2.eventbrite.com DC Tech Meetup #4: http://istrat.gy/dctm4 Capital Access Network Pitches: 2 Startups Invited to Pitch based on StartupXLR8R voting
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