Startup Weekend: Who, What, Where – You know why!


Weekend Forecast – slightly subject to change but here’s the sunny Miami Startup Weekend outlook!

5/20 Friday:

6:00pm – Registration starts (pizza served thanks to Power Pizza with Energy Drinks by FireDog Energy)

7:00pm – Kickoff & Speakers
Get inspired by Birame Sock’s successes in tech startups

7:30pm – Pitches Begin – (60 seconds per person)

9:00pm – Attendees vote for the top ideas

9:15pm – Teams start forming and discussing ideas

10:00pm – 1:00am – Teams begin to work


5/21 Saturday:

9:00am – Breakfast & coffee by Offerdahl’s Café Grill (Doors open 24/7)

9:30am – Teams continue working. Mentors arrive and begin working with teams.

10:30am – Show me the Money: Financials with Dr. William Silverman @WRSilverman

12:00pm – Lunch

1:00pm – Patents, TM and ©, Oh My!: I.P. Issues with Michael Montgomery @Montgomery

1:45pm – Energy Break! provided by 5-Hour Energy

6:00pm – Dinner (Olé! Lime Fresh Mexican Grill build your own taco)

7:30pm – Mid weekend check-in, status reports, call for help

12:00 midnight – Finished for the day. You may stay and work through the wee hours.


5/22 Sunday:

9:00am – Breakfast & coffee by Offerdahl’s Café Grill (Doors open 24/7)

11:00am – Build Buzz: Socialated How-To with Lucas Sommer & David Sinopoli @socialated

12:30pm – Lunch

1:30pm – Biz Strategy: Next Steps with Marco Scanu [meet him on LinkedIn]

3:00pm – Gut check. Start prepping for presentations


5:30pm – Dinner (Sushi Maki oriental buffet), Judging & Awards

7:30pm – Wrap-up

8:00pm – Go home [and Go Heat]! Keep building and stay in touch with your developments!

Venue info: Terremark (NAP of the Americas)

50 NE Ninth Street, Miami FL 33132

Parking is free and available on-site in the gated lot on NE 9th Street. Entrance to the Launch Pad is on Miami Ave between 8th & 9th Streets.