Startup Weekend Dubai

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    October 20, 2011

  • End date

    October 22, 2011

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Startup Weekend Dubai will kickoff on the 20th of October and last until the 22nd- 54 intense hours over which entrepreneurs in Dubai will brainstorm, pitch ideas, form teams, develop their plan, and then present their prototype to a panel of judges, and hopefully walk out with a cash prize, mentorship, and a new startup!

The event, held in Madinat Jumeirah, in the Aljohara Ballroom, will feature mentorship sessions from mentors Anas Burkha, Danish Farhan, Mohammad Harib, Hala Badri, Kamal Hassan, and Ahmed & Rashid Bin Shabib.

See swdubai.org or follow @startupDxb on twitter for more information.

Schedule:
Thursday 20th October
17:00 Registration and Reception
18:00 Start of Program
18:30 Keynote Speaker
19:00 Pitching Ideas
20:00 voting for ideas
20:30 team start forming and discussions start
21:00 team begin to work
21:00 open dinner
22:30 Working on Ideas
 
Friday 21st October
08:00 Breakfast
09:00 Working on Ideas
10:00 Startup Majlis (mentorship session)
10:30 Working on Idea
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Working on Idea
17:00 Key Note Speaker
17:30 Working on Idea
20:00 Startup Majlis (mentorship session)
20:30 Working on Idea.
21:30 Dinner
22:30 Working on Idea
 
Saturday 22nd October
08:00 Breakfast
09:00 Working on Idea.
10:00 Startup Majlis  (mentorship session)  
10:30 Startup Majlis (mentorship session)
11:00 Working on ideas
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Start preparing for presentations
18:30 final pitches (judging and awards)
20:00 awards ceremony
20:30 Dinner

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