Startup Weekend is a 54-hour event providing an immersive experience into entrepreneurship and innovative thinking. This event is designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs. Participants are challenged to build functional startups during this intensive program.

创业周末是一个54小时的项目,让你身临其境体验创业和激发创新思维。这是一个为技术和非技术创业者们提供体验式教育而设计的活动,以行动、创新和教育为核心,十分紧凑且充实。活动让参加者接受挑战性的任务–去创建一个功能型的创业公司。

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Startup Weekend is also an international non-profit entrepreneurial community founded in US by Techstars Company in 2007. This organization covers 140+ countries and 4,000+ city till now. In Greater China our community covers 14+ cities including HK, Macao and Taiwan. “Giver first” is our core value.

创业周末也是一个全球性的NPO创业组织,由本地志愿者运营。于2007年在美国成立。该组织目前覆盖140多个国家和4,000多个城市。在大中华区,我们在包括香港,澳门和台湾在内的14个城市拥有社区。“给予第一”是我们的核心价值.

创业周末还是一个全球生态系统,包括/ StartupWeekend is more over a global ecosystem,covers:

153 国家 / countries,    

45,375 团队 / teams

363,000+ 参加者 / attendees, 

$410M+募集资金 / funding secured

Beginning with Friday night pitches and continuing through brainstorming, business plan development, and basic prototype creation, Startup Weekends culminate in Sunday night demos and presentations. Through this compact 54 hours, participants share experiences with others, and turn entrepreneurial ideas into most viable products that may eventually set up their own teams and new companies.

创业周末活动总共54小时,从周五晚上创业点子分享 (pitch)、头脑风暴到周六周日两天的商业模式创立、产品雏形设计和营销方案确立,再到星期天晚上的路演。通过这紧凑的54个小时,参与者共同分享经验,组成团队,并将创业点子转化为可行的产品,最终可能成立自己的团队和新的公司。

Initiate or Participate – It’s Up To You 发起或参与项目,由你决定

Want to make a small program? Planning a sensational party in the city? Solve a small problem that plagues society? Create a cutting-edge technology smart product? Open a charity project?

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想做一个爆款小程序?策划一场轰动全城的相亲派对?解决一个困扰社会的小问题?创造出一款前沿科技智能产品?开启一个公益项目?

在这里你是自由的,任何你想去实现的事情在这里都能得到开启的勇气与帮助

Here you are free, anything you want to achieve can be opened up with courage and help.

Startup Weekend December -Social Innovation 12

月创业周末——社会创新 

欢迎报名参加,如果/ Welcome to participate, if

  1. 您的创业想法是寻求比现有的解决方案更好的方式来满足社会需求的新社会实践,围绕但不限于以下6个方面:健康关怀,社会责任,解决社会问题如教育资源,社区发展,可持续发展。 / Your entrepreneurial idea is to seek better ways to meet social needs of the new social practice, about but not limited to the following six aspects: health care, social responsibility, solving social problems such as educational resources, community development, sustainable development.
  2. 您的创业项目与社会产出相关,想要学习如何商业化的手段来运作社会创新类项目,同时兼顾社会效益,创新性和商业可行性。/Your entrepreneurial project is related to social output. You want to learn how to commercialize the operation of operate social innovation projects while taking into account social benefits, innovation and commercial feasibility.
  3. 您是机构创始人,尚未营收的项目想要验证商业模型的市场可行性。/You are the founder of the organization, and you want to verify the market feasibility of the business model for a project that has not yet earned revenue.
  4. 早期社会创新类项目创始人,想要找到您的初创团队,链接到优秀的导师和创业资源。/Founders of early-stage social innovation projects who want to form a startup team, link to excellent mentors and entrepreneurial resources.
  5. 您是社会创新爱好者,想要认识更多志同道合的朋友,和学习如何才能把创业想法变为现实。/ You are a social innovation lover, want to meet more like-minded friends, and learn how to turn entrepreneurial ideas into reality.

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What You Can Get 参与创业周末你能获得

  • 创业大咖面对面指导,收获创业经验 / Face-to-face guidance from successful  entrepreneurs & gain experience所有团队可在行业专家和当地企业家面前展示他们的创建成果,并且得到切实诚恳的评判和反馈。

    All teams can present your proposal in front of the industrial leaders and local entrepreneurs ,also receive sincere and valuable feedbacks from them.

  • 结识一群志同道合的朋友 / Meet a group of like-minded friends让自己围绕在有智慧和激情的人身边,一起运用最好的工具和理念开启全新的商业想法。成为创始人,连接正确的人和资源。

    Surrounded by smart and passionate people ,start a brand new business proposal with the best tool and idea. Become a founder,connect with the right people and resources .

无论您是想来验证自己的创业想法,寻找创业道路上的伙伴、学习新的创业技巧和经验或者真真实实地找寻团队开始你自己的事业,选择【创业周末】绝对没有错! 

Whether you are looking for feedback on an idea, a co-founder, specific skill sets, or a team, Startup Weekend is the perfect environment in which to test your idea and take the first steps towards launching your own startup.

12月6-8日,创业周末会让你沉浸在如魔法般的创业实践体验中!

Join Startup Weekend and you will be immersed in a magical entrepreneurial practice experience!

Mentors & Judges / 导师和评委 

您不仅可以和来自中国、意大利、法国、美国、德国等6个不同国家,来自品牌设计,商业咨询,AI,社会创新,自动化管理,供应链管理和数据运营等领域的专家和企业家导师进行深入交流,更有机会获得天使投资人和种子孵化器的青睐。

You will not only have in-depth idea exchange with mentors who come from diverse backgrounds spanning brand design,business consulting, community growth, supply chain management, industrial design, automation, artificial intelligence and smart manufacturing, and other fields of expertise. Their experience comes from different countries such as China, the United States,France, India, and German, to name a few. Even more, you might have the opportunities to get found by Chinese and foreign investors.

Lesley Gu (Director of Business Division at China Alliance of Social Value Investment)

LESLEY GU

DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DIVISION AT CHINA ALLIANCE OF SOCIAL VALUE INVESTMENTLesley takes charge for overseas Strategic Cooperation and Impact Investment. With cross sector working experiences in both investment and entrepreneurship, she has previously worked as Senior Project Manager at ABC, Strategic Investment and Business Development at Accenture and Baidu, and also founded a social enterprise dedicated to elder healthcare. Lesley continues to be focus on skills building for social enterprises and the development of impact investment in China.

 

Henk Werner (CEO of Trouble Maker)

HENK WERNER

CEO OF TROUBLE MAKER

Henk is the CEO of Trouble Maker, a product development community in Shenzhen, China, where people from all over the world come to develop and manufacture their hardware products.

As a entrepreneur with more than 30 years experience, Henk works as mentor for startup teams in automation and electronic devices, such as LED display, watches, IoT, robotics and more.

 

Weiwei Chen (President at GRAIC)

WEIWEI CHEN

PRESIDENT AT GRAICChairman of Shenzhen-Hong Kong Venture Capital Alliance Qianhai “Dream +”
Vice President of China Angel Investors Alliance Honorary Advisor of Youth Association of the Greater Bay Area, Entrepreneurship Mentor of Hong Kong Youth Association
Honorary Consultant of Shenzhen Overseas Chinese Returnees Association
Well-known Angel Investor.
With more than 20 years of experience in venture capital investment, has been recognized as 2009 CCTV China Venture Pioneer, 2015 Venture Capital Black Knight, 2018 Excellent Tutor of Shenzhen entrepreneurial and innovative initiative 2018 Annual Entrepreneurship Mentor of China Venture Capital Mangrove Awards In 2018, the founder of the project “Artisan Society”, which was hatched by him, was cordially received by Chairman Xi Jinping as a representative of Qianhai Innovation Enterprises.

 

Rita Wang (Co-founder of SucSEED Innovation Community)

RITA WANG

CO-FOUNDER OF SUCSEED INNOVATION COMMUNITYCo-founder of the SucSEED Innovation Community
SucSEED is committed to lead and nurture Chinese investors and new business leaders
with an international vision, innovation and responsibility, and social value through innovation and leadership. Mentor of Zhejiang University Joint International College Entrepreneurship, Chairman of Enactus Shenzhen Alumni Association Enterprise Risk Consultant in KPMG and over 5 years of experience in operating and management of innovative and entrepreneurial projects.

Rumen Yordanov (Founder and Managing Director of AEE)

RUMEN YORDANOV

FOUNDER AND MANAGING DIRECTOR OF AEEEntrepreneur, award-winning building and environmental engineer, founder and managing director of AEE, a sustainability engineering consultancy operating across Asia and Europe. Rumen is a USGBC Faculty, Registered Engineer in the UK and Hong Kong and Chartered Environmentalist. Rumen was named Top 5 New Faces of Engineering for 2014 by ASHRAE.

 

Geng Zhang (Director of Startup Grind(Shenzhen))

GENG ZHANG

DIRECTOR OF STARTUP GRIND(SHENZHEN)Director of Startup Grind (Shenzhen),
Specialist in Marketing and Communication, former technical reporter, Entrepreneurial-community builder, dedicated to constructing passionate, educational and inspiring linking-platforms for entrepreneurs.

 

Max Yu (DEPUTY SECRETARY GENERAL at Shenzhen Corporate Social Responsibility Promotion Association)

MAX YU

DEPUTY SECRETARY GENERAL AT SHENZHEN CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY PROMOTION ASSOCIATION学习研究CSR领域多年,深圳市企业社会责任促进会副秘书长。

 

Vicky Xie (Global Cooperation Director of Shenzhen Open Innovation Lab (SZOIL))

VICKY XIE

GLOBAL COOPERATION DIRECTOR OF SHENZHEN OPEN INNOVATION LAB (SZOIL)Vicky Xie is the Global Cooperation Director at Shenzhen Open Innovation Lab (SZOIL).

Earlier, she started off her career in the international department of Shenzhen Industrial Design Association. In the past few years, she played a key role to build up the first Fablab Makerspace in Shenzhen. Fascinated by creating new techniques herself, she became one of the first mentors of Fab Academy. She learned to design, create prototypes and develop hardware projects. At SZOIL, she facilitated collaboration between the international maker community and the Greater Bay Area.
Vicky has been offering innovation courses and facilitating social innovation programs related to sustainable development in universities and companies, as well as designing innovation-camp plans and innovation-tour plans for many world’s top 500 enterprises. She also works closely with business incubators and accelerators across the world, and help them implant their ideas into prototype as well as products.

 

Mengchun Li (Co-founder of RE-LOOK Social Innovation Studio)

MENGCHUN LI

CO-FOUNDER OF RE-LOOK SOCIAL INNOVATION STUDIOCo-founder of RE-LOOK Social Innovation Studio
Director of Yijia Social Work Service Center
Brand Ambassador SEED Social Innovation Community
Mentor of Hult Prize Greater Bay Area Innovation Challenge
Four years of working experience in a funded charity foundation, advocating social innovation to boost sustainable development

 

Lindsey Liu (Director of Innovation Resources Department at CEC i-Valley)

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DIRECTOR OF INNOVATION RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT CEC I-VALLEYCEC i-Valley/Director of Innovation Resources Department
Lindsey LIU was graduated from the Conestoga College, Canada and the University of Waterloo, Canada.
Lindsey LIU used to be a judge expert of entrepreneurship and innovation events such as Shenzhen Entrepreneurship Competition / National College Students’ Entrepreneurship Competition, and mentored many startup companies.

 

Yao Lu (Director of Innovation and Projects at Orange)

YAO LU

DIRECTOR OF INNOVATION AND PROJECTS AT ORANGEDirector of Innovation and Projects of Orange
LU Yao is Director of Innovation and Projects in Orange Sourcing Consulting in Beijing. He focuses his efforts on Asian ICT ecosystem and provides market insight and partnership opportunity to Orange global footprint. He is leading Orange Open Innovation Center China to help Chinese and overseas startups grow potential business together with Orange. Having a research background in artificial intelligence, he is passionate about high-tech innovation and is willing to share his discovery in Greater China.

 

Calvin CHAN (Managing Director of P-Sense Limited)

CALVIN CHAN

MANAGING DIRECTOR OF P-SENSE LIMITEDBorn and raised in an entrepreneurial family, Calvin has co-founded startups across transportation, video game and e-learning industries in Hong Kong and Canada. As a former banking professional with Engineering & Commerce background, he utilizes his cross-industry expertise and experience to serve his current role as the Managing Director of P-Sense, a crowd tracking & analytics solution that supports and realizes the smart city initiative worldwide.

 

Patricia Slawinska (Founder of SetUp Asia & RempowerTech)

PATRICIA SLAWINSKA

FOUNDER OF SETUP ASIA & REMPOWERTECH* over 10 years managerial experience in business development & data monetization
* former CEO in Asia-Pacific of an international Loyalty Program
* founder of SetUp Asia & RempowerTech
* Empowerment of young Female entrepreneurs

 

Scott Hardman

SCOTT HARDMAN

Scott has been working as a Product Designer/Creator for the better part of a decade. With experience building both software and hardware he’s designed and scaled production of products in Lighting, AdTech, Aviation, and NonProfit spaces.
As a former alumni of Le Wagon, Scott is excited to share his knowledge of product design and leverage new ideas to impact the community.

 

Aaron Leung (Public Speaking Trainer, TEDx Coach & Founder of Aaron Public Speaking Studio)

AARON LEUNG

PUBLIC SPEAKING TRAINER, TEDX COACH & FOUNDER OF AARON PUBLIC SPEAKING STUDIOAaron Leung is a Public Speaking Trainer, TEDx Coach & Founder of Aaron Public Speaking Studio. With 13 years in the public speaking sector, he has given over 700 public speaking workshops globally in 15 different countries & in Fortune 500 companies. He is frequently invited as speaking coach & judge for business pitchers, contestants, TEDx speakers & corporate trainers.

 

Chance Jiang (CEO of Wikifactory (China))

CHANCE JIANG

CEO OF WIKIFACTORY (CHINA)Chance works as the CEO of Wikifactory China. Wikifactory is a social platform for collaborative product development. It is designed for open source communities, designers and product companies, aiming to help global manufacturers to collaborate with China for manufacturing expertise, resources and partners via Wikifactory networks.
Since 2009, he has been building companies around his inventions. He was co-founder and product manager at welomo.com (2012-2014), the 1st connected hardware on WeChat offering millions of users instant photo printing and entertaining services. He has been actively building startup communities, including Startup Grind Guangzhou since 2012.

 

Inder Sachdev (Design Lead at HAX)

INDER SACHDEV

DESIGN LEAD AT HAXInder is an cwho loves simplifying big design problems to their most essential blocks. He is currently the Design Lead at HAX, where he has helped over 100 startups with their design and strategy.

He has worked on projects in, robotics, health-tech, med-tech, fem-tech, consumer electronics, FMCG, IoT, Industrial and enterprise solutions and space design.

Event Agenda / 活动流程 

REGISTRATION

Arrive at the venue and get checked in

 

DINNER & NETWORKING

Eat food, share ideas, practice pitches, get to know fellow participants

 

WELCOME & SPEAKERS

Review agenda for the weekend and introduce speakers, coaches, and community leaders

 

IDEA BAKED + 1MIN PITCHES START

Optionally line up to give your pitch

 

VOTING & FORM TEAMS

Attendees vote for the top pitches. Teams start forming and discussing ideas

 

FINISH UP!

Time to head home and get some rest, Saturday is going to be a busy day.

DOORS OPEN & BREAKFAST

Arrive, breakfast served from 9:30am

 

BEGIN WORK + WORKSHOPS

Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend

 

LUNCH + NETWORKING

Lunch with teammate from other teams and mentors

 

MENTORS MEETINGS
MENTORING SECTIONS

Coaches help the teams one-by-one. They’re here to help amd network.

 

DINNER + REFINE REVIEWS

After hours of mentoring, your team are hungry enough to have dinner together. The most important thing is to refine the best suggestion to your idea now.

 

MOCK PITCH + WORKSHOP

Learn & practice your pitch for the final presentations on Sunday!

 

WRAP-UP

Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow. Or, have some fun while working with your team!

 

BREAKFAST

Arrive for breakfast & coffee

 

MENTORS ARRIVE

Final opportunity to ask questions and work on your pitch

 

PRESENTATION PREP & TECH CHECK

LUNCH

PITCHING PREPARATION

Final hours of worktime should be focused on perfecting your presentation, tech-check for final presentations also takes place.

 

FINAL PRESENTATIONS

DINNER + PARTY

JUDGING & AWARDS

WRAP-UP & GO HOME!

Event Venue / 活动场地

本次活动在美轮美奂的共享空间wework 进行,激发无限灵感。

This event will be held in the beautiful coworking space,wework, which will help to stimulate your inspiration.

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地址:深圳市南山区高新南9道9号威新软件科技园7号楼1层(2号线科苑地铁站C出口340米)

1st Floor, Building 7, Weixin Software Technology Park, No. 9 Gaoxin South 9th Road, Nanshan District, Shenzhen

(340 meters from Exit C of Keyuan Subway Station, Line 2)

Registration / 如何报名

扫描下面二维码可报名参加活动,现在还有限时早鸟和团体票优惠哦!赶紧行动吧!

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Scan the QR code to sign up and find out more details about the event. There are a limited number of early bird tickets and group tickets available. Hurry up!

About Registration Fee

活动为非盈利项目,由创业周末本地社区的志愿发起和组织,报名费用将用于活动本身,例如:服装、餐饮、饮用水、零食、水果、文具、场地费用、工具包等活动支出。

This event is a non-profit project initiated and organized by the volunteers of local Startup Weekend Community. The registration fee will be used for the event expenditures, such as, clothing, catering, drinking water, snacks, fruit,stationery, venue fees, tool kits, etc.

 

  1. 参赛者票提供3天7顿餐饮、纪念T-shirt、办公物料(不含住宿车费)等Participant’s ticket: Provide 7 meals of 3 days, commemorate T-shirts,office materials (excluding accommodation fares), etc.
  2. 学生票凭学生证签到,提供3天餐饮、纪念T-shirt、办公物料(不含住宿车费)等Student ticket: Register with a student ID card is necessary, provide 3 days of catering, commemorate T-shirts, office materials (excluding accommodation fares), etc.
  3. 周日观众票周日下午4:30签到入场,晚餐视门票类型提供,不提供纪念T-shirtSunday observation ticket: Check in at 4:30 pm on Sunday, dinner according to the ticket type, no commemorative shirt

PS:除周日观众,参与者请自备电脑

PS:In addition to the audience on Sunday, participants should bring their own laptop.

 

常见问题 / Q&A

Q1:活动用什么语言?A:中英文结合,活动主持英文为主,路演宣讲中文为主,但您无需过于担心语言问题,现场有不少双语小伙伴和翻译人员。

Q1:What language does this event use? A: Both Chinese and English, facilitator speaks English, but pitching will be in Chinese mainly. All in all you don’t need to worry too much about language problem. There are many bilingual attendees and interpreters.

Q2: 具体要做出什么东西?A:最后活动的输出成果包括:商业计划书,MVP最小可行性产品设计、路演PPT。

Q2:What is the output of this event? A: The outputs include: business plan,MVP(minimum viable product)design, and pitching slides.

Q3:我需要整个54小时都待在现场吗?A:并不完全是,但是不要轻易抛弃你的队友。如有特殊原因必须要缺席请务必提前通知你的组员和组织者。当然,晚上是可以回家休息的。

Q3:Do I need to stay in the event for the entire 54 hours? A: Not exactly, but don’t easily abandon your teammates. If you have to be absent for special reasons, please be sure to inform your team members and organizers in advance.Of course, you can go home and rest at night.

Q4:因为行程有变,无法按时参加活动,可以退票吗?A:可以退票。活动开始一周前可以联系活动组织者退票(于11月29号之前),活动开始一周内无法退票,但可以自由转赠票。

Q4: Can I refund my ticket if I can’t participate the event on time due to the itinerary change? A: Yes.  You can contact the event organizer to refund the ticket one week before the event (before November 29th). The event cannot be refunded within one week, but you can freely transfer the ticket.

活动赞助伙伴/ Sponsors

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社区伙伴 / Community Partners 

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媒体伙伴 / Media Partner

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全球赞助伙伴 / Global Partners

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组织者团队/Organizers

创业周末是由一群来自不同地域、不同职业,充满激情,乐于奉献的组织者,他们利用工作之余,通过组织创业周末,共同建设一个开放互助、多元有趣的全球创业社区。

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Startup Weekend is a group of organizers from different regions, different occupations, full of motivation and dedication. They use their work to organize Startup Weekend to build an Open, mutual help,interesting and diverse global entrepreneurial community.

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For more events, please follow our official WeChat: TechstarsOfficial, or webiste: www.techstars.com

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