to form a business overnight.
August 9, 2021
September 12, 2021
September 17-19, 2021
What to expect
Friday, September 17
Participant Check In
6:00 p.m. Dinner & Networking 6:30 p.m. Opening Session: Review of agenda for the weekend and introduce speakers and coaches. 7:30 p.m. Preliminary Pitch: Got an idea? You’ve got one minute to pitch in front of the group! 8:00 p.m.
Idea Voting: Attendees vote for the top pitches.
8:15 p.m. Team Formation: Teams will form around the top projects, as voted. 9:00 p.m. Begin Work: Based on resources and skills, divide out the workload! 11:00 p.m. Wrap Up: Departure from Spears School of Business
- Saturday, September 18
8:00 a.m. Breakfast 9:00 a.m. Breakout Session: Customer Discovery 10:00 a.m. Team Work & Coach Meetings: Coaches help teams one-on-one 12:00 p.m. Lunch 1:00 p.m. Team Work & Coach Meetings: Coaches help teams one-on-one 6:30 p.m. Dinner 7:30 p.m.
Team Work & Coach Meetings: Coaches help teams one-on-one
8:00 p.m. Breakout Session: Pitching 11:00 p.m. Wrap Up: Departure from Spears School of Business
- Sunday, September 19
8:00 a.m. Breakfast & Final Team Work 10:30 a.m. Presentation Practice: Teams have the opportunity to practice their presentations in front of a room of guest mentors for final feedback. 12:00 p.m. Lunch 1:00 p.m. Tech Check: Teams begin their run-through of presentations to test AV needs. 2:00 p.m. Final Presentations: Pitches are limited to 5 minutes & judges will be allowed 3 minutes of questions. 4:00 p.m. Judging & Awards 5:00 p.m. Wrap Up: Departure from Spears School of Business