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Jun 13
  • Registration Starts
  • Dinner & Networking
  • Welcome & Speakers
  • Pitches Start
  • Attendees vote for the top ideas
  • Teams start forming and discussing ideas
  • 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


Jun 14
  • Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
  • Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend
  • Lunch
  • Call for needs & skills
  • Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!
  • Dinner
  • Mid weekend check-in, status reports, call for help
  • Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow


Jun 15
  • Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
  • Call for help (this is self motivated, so don’t be shy)
  • Lunch
  • Coaches arrive… ASK QUESTIONS
  • Gut check. Start prepping for presentations
  • Dinner
  • Judging & awards
  • Wrapup
  • Go home!
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KCSW #8 Wrap Up

by swkc

Last weekend’s KC event brought many ideas to life. From wearable technology to a startup sales force, the businesses generated […]

KCSW #8 Teams

by swkc

The 13 teams of KCSW #8 have been working day and night to bring these ideas to fruition. Below is […]

Prizes KCSW #8

by swkc

KCSW #8 Prizes! 1st place: 6 months of Xero platform access (cloud-based accounting software) from The Emerging Business CFO 3 […]

KCSW #7 Wrap-Up

by erinlikins

Participants who made it to last night’s judging all walked away with new connections and an impressive amount of work […]

Presentation Order

by erinlikins

Here’s the order of presentations tonight (randomly chosen): 1- Gitalytics 2- AntlerAtlas 3- Shopily 4- Mingle 5- AllDogs 6- Vidspective […]

Prize Allocation

by erinlikins

Here are the prizes for teams who place tonight! Good Luck! 1st Place: 3 months of Office space from Office […]

Prizes for KCSW #7

by erinlikins

Prize allocation will be determined soon. For now, here is a list of prizes donated by our awesome sponsors! Digital […]

KCSW #7 Teams

by erinlikins

Pitches were great last night! Kansas City brought its best. After a round of sticky-note voting, another quick-pitch session, and […]

Judging Criteria

by erinlikins

The Startup Weekend judging criteria is broken up into three sections. Teams are judged according to the following 3 criteria […]