Startup Weekends are 54-hour events designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs. Beginning with Friday night pitches and continuing through brainstrorming, business plan development, and basic working prototype creation, Startup Weekend culminate in Sunday night demos and presentations. Participants create working startups. during the event and are able to collaborate with like-minded induviduals outside of their daily networks. All teams hear talks by industry leaders and receive valuable feedbacks from local entrepreneurials. The weekend is centered around action, innovation, and education? Whether you are looking for feedback on an idea, a co-founder, specific skill sets, or a team to help you execute, Startup Weekends are the perfect environment in which to test you idea and take the first steps towards launching your own startup.
More details about Startup Weekend: In just 54 hours, you will experience the highs, lows, fun, and pressure that make up life at a startup. As you learn how to create a real company, you'll meet the very best mentors, investors, cofounders, and sponsors who are ready to help you get started. Do I need to come with an idea ? If you have an idea for a startup, then great ! We hope to see you pitch and develop your idea during the weekend. If you don't have an idea, that is alright ! Come and spend the weekend, listen to the ideas being pitched, help others develop their’s and maybe something will strike your interest. The weekend is all about learning about the startup ideation process and creativity. Ideas accepted must be related to the following fields: Fintech, Insurtech, Regtech, Cryptocurrency.
Why Fintech ? Fintech seeks to improve and transform the financial world by challenging the usage of new technologies. It aims to reshape and reinvent the traditional financial and banking system. It has become one of the hottest start-up and investment sector due to the future opportunities it has created. If you are already a Fintech lover or just want to discover a striking industry, then feelfree to come and get seduced by the possibilities the market offers. ·
For the tickets you get :
– Access to the full weekend-long event
– Opportunity to pitch your idea on Friday night
– Mentoring by brilliant and dynamic mentors and coaches active in the entrepreneurship and startup scene in Oxford and London
– Tasty meals all weekend (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
– Surprise activities for relaxing times
– Membership in the Startup Weekend Community (>200K alumni) #SWMafia
– A process for taking any idea from concept to creation in a matter of days : a unique and unforgettable experience
– Only good vibes and love from the organizing team !!