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【Join ! Expanded deadline by June 7th by 12:00 p.m.】Startup Weekend Fukuoka Uni. in Kyushu University(English)

2019/05/28

Startup Weekend


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Startup Weekend Fukuoka Uni. in Kyushu University(English)

Welcome to Startup Weekend Fukuoka Uni. in Kyushu University (ENGLISH)

HAVE YOU GOT AN IDEA THAT COULD CHANGE THE WORLD? HERE’S YOUR CHANCE TO LAUNCH IT IN 54 HOURS!

Here’s your opportunity to turn problems into solutions in 54 exciting hours. Work with other students majored in technologists, entrepreneurs, designers, mobile developers and product experts to build real solutions to the world’s most pressing problems in just one crazy weekend.

Why don’t you come to Startup Weekend Fukuoka Uni. in Kyushu University to grow your Network, Access Advice, Build Something Real, Refine your Skillset, Get Inspired and Have Fun!?

We will add more specific information later!

 

<Event Information>
Dates and times:
From Friday, June 7th, 2019  at 6:00 p.m.  to Sunday, June 9th, 2019 at 9:00 p.m. 
Place:
June 7th;   Room #524 , Ohashi Campus
3days : Design common, Ohashi Campus

Room #524 is 2nd floor of building 5 on the map. 
   ‘Design common’ is number 4 on the map.
http://www.kyushu-u.ac.jp/f/35350/2019ohashi-en.pdf

Fee: ¥5,000 (T-shirt included) at the door
* If you are students of Kyushu University (KU), there will be financial support from KU. So, you need only to pay ¥1,500 for T-shirt.
Registration closes May 31st by 4:00 p.m.

Ticket includes all 7 meals (from Fri. night to Sat. night) and event T-shirt!!!

There is room for 31 more people

Deadline for application:Tuesday, June 4th by 16:00 p.m.

Expanded the deadline for application !  
Friday, June 7th, 2019 by 12:00 p.m.

【EVENT SCHEDULE】

June 9th, Fri.
5:30pm Registration Starts
6:00pm Dinner & Networking
6:30pm Welcome & Spekers
7:15pm Pitches Start
8:30pm Attendees vote for the top ideas
9:00pm Teams start forming and discussing ideas & Begin Work

June 8th, Sat.
9:00am Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
9:30am Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend
12:00pm Lunch
2:00pm Call for needs & skills
3:00pm Coachs help teams one-on-one. The are here to help!
6:00pm Dinner
9:00pm Wrap-up Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

June 9th, Sun.
9:00am Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
9:30am Call for help (this is self motivated, so don’t be shy)
12:30pm Lunch
3:00pm Presentation Prep & Tech Check Final hours of worktime should be focused on perfecting your presentation, tech-check for final presentations also takes place
4:30pm FINAL PRESENTATIONS
7:30pm Judging & Awards
7:40pm Dinner
9:00pm Wrap-up and Go Home!

 

【Facilitator Information】

Mr. Lee DongYol
NPO Startup Weekend JAPAN Director

Mr. Lee is one of hard working engineers and entrepreneurs based in Tokyo. He brings world largest Startup event: Startup Weekend to Japan. He is eager to learn how to build a worldwide startup. That is why he becomes one of biggest fan of Startup Weekend.

 


【Judge Information 1】

Mr. Masanori Hashimoto
Nulab, Inc., Co-founder & CEO

Born in Fukuoka, 1976. After graduation from Fukuoka Prefecture Sawara High School in 1994, went to Tokyo to take part in a restaurant business. Also, organized a theatrical production and played live concerts in Club Music. Moved back to Fukuoka and worked in the construction industry like his father did. In 2001, changed occupations to a computer programmer. In 2004, established nulab Co., Ltd. in Fukuoka and became a representative director of nulab Co., Ltd. Having bases in Fukuoka, Tokyo, Kyoto, Singapore, New York, and diligently spreading his company throughout the world.



【Judge Information 2】

Mr. Daihachi Yahiro
CEO at YAHIRO Co., Ltd., Japan, Founder of Yahiro Mozambique, Senior Vice President, ipnexus

Born and raise in Fukuoka. MBA at Kyushu University, Japan BA Information Science at International Christian University(ICU)in Tokyo, Japan


【Judge Information 3】

Mr. Shingo Igarashi

Deputy Director General, QREC Associate Professor, Startup Support Group, Academic Research and Industrial Collaboration Management Office of Kyushu University(AiRIMaQ)

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