Past Meetup

Startup Weekend Havana 2016

Canceled

Location image of event venue

Details

Merchise Startup Circle (https://www.facebook.com/merchisestartups/) is delighted to organize the second Startup Weekend Havana (https://www.facebook.com/startupweekendhavana/).

About Startup Weekend

135 Countries

1024+ Cities

480K+ Attendees

Startup Weekend is the world’s starting point for entrepreneurship. Our 54-hour event is where designers, developers, marketers, and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams, and launch startups. We are organizers dedicated to fostering local entrepreneurship to strengthen our community.

Our Sponsors (so far...)

Our Sponsors: DELL (http://www.dell.com/), the .CO domain (http://www.go.co/), Engage Cuba (http://www.engagecuba.org/), Unión de Informáticos de Cuba (http://www.uniondeinformaticos.cu/), ISLA Management, Victory Cruise Lines (http://victorycruiselines.com/), HealthX Ventures (http://healthxventures.com/), A La Mesa (https://www.alamesacuba.com/en/), Ke Hay Pa Hoy (http://www.kehaypahoy.com/), Fonoma (https://www.fonoma.com/), Vistar Magazine (http://vistarmagazine.com/), CubaOutsource (http://cubaoutsource.com/), Havana Strategies (http://havanastrategies.com/), Cuba Educational Travel (http://www.cubaeducationaltravel.com/), VIP2Cuba (http://www.vip2cuba.com/), Conoce Cuba (http://cnccuba.com/), MobileIgniter (https://www.mobileigniter.com/), gener8tor (http://www.gener8tor.com).

Special thanks to Dell (http://www.dell.com/). They empower communities, customers and people everywhere to use technology to realize their dreams. Customers trust Dell to deliver technology solutions that help them do and achieve more, whether they’re at home, work, school or anywhere in their world. Dell: the power to do more.

Special thanks to the .CO domain (http://www.go.co/). Home to the innovators and entrepreneurs that are building the future of the Internet -- one URL at a time. @dotCO (https://twitter.com/dotco)

Our Media partners

CubaJournal (http://cubajournal.co/) and StartupBRICS (http://startupbrics.com/)

The Program

NOTE: This is a free event! Registration is not opened yet. We are still coordinating with the potential venues and we'll be opening up RSVP's within the next few weeks… But if you have a compelling reason to secure your place immediately, please contact us at [masked]

FRIDAY 5th

6:30pm Registration

7:00pm Dinner & Networking

7:30pm Welcome & Speakers

8:00pm Pitches Starts

9:00pm Forming Teams

10:00pm Begin Work

SATURDAY 6th

9:00am Breakfast / Opening

9:30am Begin Work

11:00am Team Check-In / Requests for Help

12:00pm Lunch

2:00pm Coaches Arrive & Meet with Teams

6:30pm Dinner

7:30pm Continue Work

SUNDAY 7th

9:00am Breakfast / Opening

10:00am Team Check-In

12:00pm Lunch

1:00pm Coaches Arrive & Meet with Teams

3:00pm Presentation Pre & Tech Check

5:00pm Final Presentations

7:30pm Judging & Awards

10:00pm Closing Moments

Stay tuned (https://twitter.com/swhavana) for updates on the event venue and our mentor line-up!

Quick recap of Startup Weekend Havana 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92JE-WDoxjo

Startup Weekend Havana 2015 Teams

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dz-5Gnatluo

Sírvete (2nd Place at SW Havana 2015)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uHTlm4J9QJg

Make Me Happy!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6KMaP5lsd4Y

Vitrola Feliz

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4m4dDaaNiwY

InfoFarma

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oIuliPZ8xd8

Giftsy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mHTrpROfqJo

CitySport (Honorable Mention at SW Havana 2015)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=clW8xLYijYw

Mi Escaparate (1st Place at SW Havana 2015)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wymuq2GQvd4

Up! Up! (3rd Place at SW Havana 2015)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EKmQNAxuhCs

Sponsorships

To discuss sponsorship opportunities please contact us: [masked]

PREMIER

Branding Exposure:

-- Company name/logo listed on the city event website

-- Opportunity to display a sign or banner at the event

-- Handout materials, swag and/or related to materials

User Acquisition:

-- Sampling and/or product placement at the event

-- Promotional codes to attendees

-- Opportunity to provide class/instructions on API

Event Presence:

-- Mentioned and Thank You Message by the Facilitator at event

-- Booth or Table at the event

Impact:

-- Receive a post-event report with statistics about technology used, number of teams, product descriptions, etc.

Employee Engagement:

-- Tickets to attend: 4

-- Possibility to Judge or Mentor at event

PLATINUM

Branding Exposure:

-- Company name/logo listed on the city event website

-- Opportunity to display a sign or banner at the event

-- Handout materials, swag and/or related to materials

User Acquisition:

-- Sampling and/or product placement at the event

-- Promotional codes to attendees

Event Presence:

-- Mentioned and Thank You Message by the Facilitator at event

-- Brochure and/or swag give-away

-- Booth or Table at the event

Impact:

-- Receive a post-event report with statistics about technology used, number of teams, product descriptions, etc.

Employee Engagement:

-- Tickets to attend: 3

-- Possibility to Judge or Mentor at event

GOLD

Branding Exposure:

-- Company name/logo listed on the city event website

-- Opportunity to display a sign or banner at the event

-- Handout materials, swag and/or related to materials

User Acquisition:

-- Promotional codes to attendees

Event Presence:

-- Mentioned and Thank You Message by the Facilitator at event

-- Brochure and/or swag give-away

Impact:

-- Receive a post-event report with statistics about technology used, number of teams, product descriptions, etc.

Employee Engagement:

-- Tickets to attend: 2

SILVER

Branding Exposure:

-- Company name/logo listed on the city event website

-- Handout materials, swag and/or related to materials

Event Presence:

-- Mentioned and Thank You Message by the Facilitator at event

-- Brochure and/or swag give-away

Employee Engagement:

-- Tickets to attend: 2