Startup Weekend Ahmedabad.
Attended global event Startup Weekend in apnu amdavad. Interesting event for people who are looking beyond regular 9-5 jobs
Registration start with simple on-line check-in by SW organizers. Triple check you email and mobile. Log in details will be sent to email for http://swhub.net . Swhub will be used for your profile, register idea, vote, team formation.
If you have Idea but not sure you want to pitch or not.. just pitch it so you can introduce to yourself with all members. There will be 60 seconds for each pitch, so plan accordingly.
Make sure you register your pitch to SW Organizer , Pitch Name, Pitch Owner, Pitch Description,Skills Required (Designer, Developers, Business , Marketing guys, etc). If you missed, your pitch not be available for voting.
After pitches done, talk to other members and explain your Idea in details. So you will have more chances of votes.
You can log in to swhub and vote for 3 pitches. There will be wi-fi available but may be due to concurrent connections you might be unable to loign, so its better keep data card. And if you are done with your voting, pass your laptop to next person who might facing the connection issue.
Get the best guys and gals, designers, developers, marketing, business guys.We have to meet new people and work with them so no existing team allowed like same college/company want to work on their ideas.
If you are team leader register your team members name to organizers.
Start working on your Idea, design ,develop, marketing research, public review social media marketing. Twitter, FB, Youtube.
You can get free domain name .co (your-idea.co) take help from sw organizers to avoid any charges.
Book meeting with mentors from swhub portal. read the profile of mentor like if someone from Retail, they can guide you if your Idea is related to retails and so on. And most importantly they will ask you great questions related to your Idea so you can validate.
Wrap up all the development and design by noon, and get ready for final pitch practice. You will have mock pitch before final pitch. Make pretension self explanatory , so any one can understand. Include short video if needed.
Note: This blog post target audience who want to attend the event , this is not official guide to SW India event. Just sharing some tips and experience. Contact event organizers for details. This article will update in future. Comment below if you have attended this event and want so share some tips.