LUMS to host Startup Weekend Lahore on February 24th, 2017
LUMS is going to host Startup Weekend Lahore this month. The program aims to bring together startups, entrepreneurs and experts so they can interact with each other and learn more.
This event provides a platform for entrepreneurs to share their ideas with the attendees. Mentors and experts can provide support and solutions for the problems related to business and startups.
Since 2012, Startup Weekend Lahore has served as a platform for many successful startups. Beauty Hooked, Shah Sawari, MentMe, Groopic, Sabzi.pk are all the startups that have emerged from the event and have gained popularity and success.
Also last year event was great success. It was attended b 130 innovators and the theme for last year was ‘Ed-innovation’. This year even better event is expected as people are getting more and more attracted to entrepreneurship every day.
The three-day event aims courses like Pitch, Build Something Real and Launch. Form a team of talented people and get ready for one of the biggest events.
The teams will perform certain tasks and on the basis of tasks the teams will be judged.
The tasks include:
- Model creation
- Market validation
Finally, each team gives a presentation and states its case to the judges and entrepreneurial leaders and receives critical feedback. They will have to do this in just three days.
Friday night: 60-second pitches that result in the formation of small teams around the best, most viable business concepts.
Saturday and Sunday: Teams focus on user research, customer development, validating their ideas and building prototypes with the help of experienced coaches from the entrepreneurial world.
Sunday afternoon: Teams demonstrate their products and receive valuable feedback from a panel of expert judges.
Benefits if you attend the event:
1) A free .co domain name along with many other perks,
2) Coaching by industry leaders,
3) A network of 120 new developer, designer and entrepreneur friends,
4) Breakfast, lunch and dinner for the whole weekend
The other details are as follows:
Registration fee: Rs. 1500/-
Last date of submission: 14 February, 2017
Event Date: 24 February, 2017 to 26 February, 2017
Venue: Computer Department LUMS
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted with details of processing payment and unique IDs will be assigned to them. Hurry up! and register here.