Start-up Sprint

05/05/2017 - 07/05/2017 | Workshop

Düsseldorf

Experience the highs, lows, fun and pressure at a start up within 54 hours.

As part of our career training, we offer as well courses and workshops on founding of start-up companies, establishing an entrepreneurial mindset and other related topics. Activities and events will be organized together with different organizations in Düsseldorf and Cologne.

Startup Sprint in Düsseldorf, May 5 -7th
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. Your community is here to help you — find an event today!

Startup Sprint will take care of food and drinks throughout day, free WiFi, offices/places to work, tabletennis and a kicker-table. All you need is your laptop!

Friday,  Day 1: Meet, Pitch, Team Up:

Dinner & Networking:
Get to know your new friends. Meet the people you'll be working with.

Choose your project:
From the top projects - Choose which one you'll work on over the weekend

60 seconds to pitch:
Got an idea? You've got 1 minute to pitch in front of the group

Build a team:
Whether it's your idea or someone else's, you'll create a cross-functional team to work with over the weekend.

Saturday, Day 2: Learn & Work:

Learn from the Best:
Mentors will be coming in throughout the event to coach you through the hard problems.

Get to work:
We've got the resources and support in place to make things happen in a short period of time. You'll be respronsible for everything from finding cutsomers to building your product. We'll be here to help when you need it.

Sunday, Day 3: Present & Choose:


Persent in front of Panel Judges:
The culmination of the weekend. You'll have 5 minutes to present the product or service you built to the crowd and a panel of exterpts.

Celebrate:
Watch the other teams present and celebrate all the work you've done. Get the opportunity to talk to judges and mingle with mentors.

Startup Sprint (www.startupsprint.de), May 5th - May 7th, @sipgate, Gladbacher Str. 74, Düsseldorf

Please note: Moderation on Friday and Sunday will be in German, group work on Saturday and presentations etc can all be in English.

Registration: Please visit www.startupsprint.eventbrite.de and order your ticket with the discount-code „ceplas“ so you don’t have to pay anything. It would be great if you could give us a short note after registration!

Heinrich Heine University
University of Cologne
Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research
Forschungszentrum Jülich