Agenda

StartupNU will be held in the Donald P. Jacobs Center, located at 2001 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208.

Time

Activity

Details

Saturday, Nov 9th
9:00
Register on the first floor of Jacobs
Continental breakfast will be served
9:30
10:00 Opening in OLC Forum Rishi Shah and Shradha Agarwal of Context Media
10:30
First Pitches
Open to all. 
One minute pitches by anybody!
11:00
11:30
12:00
12:30 Lunch  Served on Atrium level (ground floor).
1:00
Team Formation
  • Web
  • Energy
  • Social Impact
  • All other ideas
Advisors and mentors circulating. Teams form and start track. Tracks will be set up in Jacobs classrooms on the ground level: 
  • G05: Web 
  • G03: Energy
  • G36: Impact
  • G44: Mixed
1:30
2:00
Speaker in OLC Forum
Business Model Canvas - Michael Marasco
2:30
3:00

Track Time

  • Web - Mike Marasco
  • Energy - Mark Wewath
  • Social Impact - Sami Nerenberg
  • All Other Ideas - Linda Darragh

ALL teams meet in one of the four classrooms to hear from lead of each track.

  • G05: Web 
  • G03: Energy
  • G36: Impact
  • G44: Mixed
3:30
Team Time / Mentors
Teams break out and work on their business plan, roles, idea, etc. Mentors and adivsors circulate to work with various teams. 
4:00
4:30
5:00
5:30 Official program for the day ends
Sunday, Nov 10th
9:30 Registration Coffee/beverages available
10:00 Opening in OLC Forum Day's agenda explained. 
10:30
Track Pitches
Teams that do not have three or more people cannot pitch. Top two advance to the final pitch
  • G05: Web 
  • G03: Energy
  • G36: Impact
  • G44: Mixed
11:00
11:30
12:00 Perfecting the Pitch in OLC Forum Brian Burkhart
12:30 Lunch  Served on Atrium level (ground floor).
13:00
Team time / finalizing pitch
Advisors/mentors assist
1:30
2:00
2:30
Final pitches in OLC Forum
Audience open to all. Top two teams from each track chosen
3:00