24 Hour Startup – Cultivating the Regina startup community!
The What – 24 Hour Startup brings together the best and brightest entrepreneurs, talented developers, lead designers and makers to pitch ideas, form teams, and build a minimum viable product (MVP) in 24 hours – don’t worry you don’t have to stay overnight! This diverse group converges and together build something new & innovative. The MVP is then pitched to judges for a chance to win up to $2500 in prizes!
The Who – This event is designed to connect the startup dream team of Hipsters (Design and Marketing gurus), Hackers (developers and tech gurus), and Hustlers (entrepreneurs and business professionals). As a participant, in just 24 hours, you will experience the rollercoaster of highs and lows that are a part of everyday startup life. As you work to build an innovative startup company, you’ll meet some of Saskatchewan’s top mentors, entrepreneurs, and supporters who are ready to help you launch.
The Why – Less talk about entrepreneurship and more doing. Take action and test the waters by jumping into a hands-on startup experience. Connect with other motivated individuals from a variety of backgrounds, access expert mentors, and have the opportunity to win $2500 while expanding your network.
The How – Connect. Ideate. Build. Pitch.
Friday Evening – Registration, Introduction, Idea Pitch, Team Formation, 24 Hour Clock Begins!
Saturday Morning – Breakfast, Grind Time, Mentorship, Market Research, Lunch
Saturday Afternoon – Grind Time Continues, Finalize MVP and Pitch Deck, Pitch Scrubbing, Supper
Saturday Evening – The biggest bash in YQR – Cultivator’s 1st Birthday! Pitch to Judges & Celebrate! (Doors open 6:30pm – Pitches start at 7:30pm)
If that isn’t enough… each participant receives a schnazzy t-shirt, four free meals, and the opportunity to mix & mingle with the Cultivator community of Startups.
Check out the Facebook event page for regular updates and more details by searching 24 Hour Startup YQR.
Reach out to us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line 24 Hour Startup!
*This event will be taking place at 10 Research Drive in the Rotunda.