SCHEDULE

The daily program of Start & Found

After these three days you will
  • have met your co-founders, digital experts and new friends.
  • have gotten valuable feedback for your idea.
  • have an idea which became to a product and business.
  • have actual customer validation.
  • have learned new skills especially how to validate your idea.
  • be able to found your own venture!

6:00 pm – Registration:
Arrive at the venue and get checked in


7:00 pm – Dinner & Networking:
Eat food, share ideas, practice pitches & get to know fellow participants


7:30 pm – Welcome & Speakers:
Review agenda for the weekend and introduce speakers, coaches, and more


8:00 pm – Pitches Start:
Optionally line up to give your 60 seconds idea pitch


9:00 pm – Voting:
Attendees vote for the top pitches


9:15 pm – Form Teams:
Teams start forming and discussing ideas


10:00 pm – Begin Work:
Start to formalize teams and take an inventory of skills. Be honest, and direct about what resources and skills are needed for the weekend. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

8:30 am – Breakfast:
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee


9:30 am – Begin Work:
Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend


10:00 am – Customer Validation Workshop:
Daniel Johnsen will give you some tips, how to validate your idea by potential customers.


12:00 pm – Lunch:
Enjoy delicious food


1:00 pm – Check-In:
After-lunch check-in, status reports, call for help


2:00 pm – Mentor Meetings:
Mentors help teams one-on-one. They are here to help you!


6:30 pm – Dinner:
Enjoy delicious food


10:00 pm – Wrap-Up:
Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

8:30 am – Breakfast:
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee


12:00 pm – Lunch:

Enjoy delicious food


1:00 pm – Pitch Practise & Tech Check

Final hours of worktime should be focused on perfecting your presentation, so you will get advice from experienced entrepreneurs. Tech-check for final presentations also takes place at the same time


5:00 pm – Registration for Sunday Night Observers:

We are opening for our Sunday Night Observers. The final pitches will kick off at 05:30 pm


5:30 pm – Final Presentations:

See the results of 54 hours work. Open for Sunday Night Observers.


7:30 pm – Judging & Awards:

Our judges will announce the winners of the categories “Winner Over All”, “Best Design” and “Best Pitch”


8:30 pm – Dinner & Networking:

Grab a beer and talk with some new folks!


10:00 pm – Go Home!

Hopefully the weekend will never end for some teams and the SFHH17 will have an impact on their lives!

+ Day 1

6:00 pm – Registration:
Arrive at the venue and get checked in


7:00 pm – Dinner & Networking:
Eat food, share ideas, practice pitches & get to know fellow participants


7:30 pm – Welcome & Speakers:
Review agenda for the weekend and introduce speakers, coaches, and more


8:00 pm – Pitches Start:
Optionally line up to give your 60 seconds idea pitch


9:00 pm – Voting:
Attendees vote for the top pitches


9:15 pm – Form Teams:
Teams start forming and discussing ideas


10:00 pm – Begin Work:
Start to formalize teams and take an inventory of skills. Be honest, and direct about what resources and skills are needed for the weekend. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

+ Day 2

8:30 am – Breakfast:
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee


9:30 am – Begin Work:
Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend


10:00 am – Customer Validation Workshop:
Daniel Johnsen will give you some tips, how to validate your idea by potential customers.


12:00 pm – Lunch:
Enjoy delicious food


1:00 pm – Check-In:
After-lunch check-in, status reports, call for help


2:00 pm – Mentor Meetings:
Mentors help teams one-on-one. They are here to help you!


6:30 pm – Dinner:
Enjoy delicious food


10:00 pm – Wrap-Up:
Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

+ Day 3

8:30 am – Breakfast:
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee


12:00 pm – Lunch:

Enjoy delicious food


1:00 pm – Pitch Practise & Tech Check

Final hours of worktime should be focused on perfecting your presentation, so you will get advice from experienced entrepreneurs. Tech-check for final presentations also takes place at the same time


5:00 pm – Registration for Sunday Night Observers:

We are opening for our Sunday Night Observers. The final pitches will kick off at 05:30 pm


5:30 pm – Final Presentations:

See the results of 54 hours work. Open for Sunday Night Observers.


7:30 pm – Judging & Awards:

Our judges will announce the winners of the categories “Winner Over All”, “Best Design” and “Best Pitch”


8:30 pm – Dinner & Networking:

Grab a beer and talk with some new folks!


10:00 pm – Go Home!

Hopefully the weekend will never end for some teams and the SFHH17 will have an impact on their lives!

WHAT FORMER JUDGES AND PARTICIPANTS SAY