Nov. 16, 2012
— Nov. 18, 2012
StartupWeekend Abidjan-what is it?
Born in the USA in 2007, is an association StartupWeekend already organized more than 380
events around the world. Startup Weekend is a 54-hour event where
developers, marketers, financiers meet to share ideas, create
teams, develop products and launch startups.
This is an appointment between exceptional students and professionals interested see
passionate about the world of entrepreneurship. Among them, among other designers,
developers, marketers, and business profiles of project.
Throughout the weekend, all players will collaborate, exchange, share and create, they
combine their talents to the service of an idea and turn it into concrete project creation
The Startup Weekend is a springboard to launch his startup or just train and
live a great human adventure. It mainly allows any project to surround
a complementary team and competent.
The ambition of this first event in Abidjan is to highlight young talents
Côte d'Ivoire and produce maximum sustainable and innovative projects in the field
technology in Côte d'Ivoire.
How's it going?
Friday night project leaders pitchent their idea in 1 minute chrono
Participants vote for the projects they want to retain and begin to work
above. Students and professionals alike share their knowledge in marketing, design,
finance or programming. This is a first playful approach areas other than
Saturday coachent expert teams throughout the day
Mentors and speakers share their experiences of starting a business address or the art
pitcher. Refine their project teams working on the target client, testing their
ideas and creating prototypes.
Sunday evening: the final pitch
Each team will present to a jury for 5 minutes the result of intense exchanges of
weekend. This then raises a few questions for 10 minutes on the Business Model
the market or the long-term vision as well as the prototype. Then they give their verdict
erected on the podium three projects more feasible.