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					                            August 12-14, 2011 – National Chengchi University


STARTUP WEEKEND TAIPEI - Agenda

Friday, August 12

17.30           Doors Open/Registration

18.00           Event officially begins. Networking time.

18.00 - 19.00   Dinner Buffet

19.00 - 19.10   Welcome Address – Volker Heistermann, Yushan Ventures, Elias Ek, Enspyre

19.10 - 19.30   OPENING KEYNOTE
                “The Right Business Model: What’s to be disrupted next?"

                Charles Kuai, President, UBEE Interactive

19.30 - 20.00   OPENING KEYNOTE PANEL DISCUSSION
                “Launching a Startup (in Taiwan): Think Global. Start Smart.”

                Investor:                 Rui Ma, Media Investing and Advisory, Raine Venture Capital

                Entrepreneur:             Alvin Woon, Co-Founder, Plurk

                Public Company:           Roger Chen, Vice President, FarEasTone

                Moderator:                Jeremy Yuan, Editor, TechOrange Global

20.00 - 20.20   Pitching/Voting/Team Building Explanation

20.20 - 21.00   Pitches (Pitches are 60-seconds each)

21.00           Time for networking. Some teams begin to self-form

21.30 - 22.30   Voting. Teams solidify

22.30 - 23.00   Break-off to individual rooms to continue the discussion or begin work

23.00           NCCU is locked




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STARTUP WEEKEND TAIPEI - Agenda

Saturday, August 13

8.00            Breakfast. This day is all about building, developing, designing, writing, creating

9.00 - 10.00    Startup Weekend Bootcamp – how to prepare for Sunday’s presentations/judges panel

10.00           By now, teams should have prototype(s) on paper, decided on a working title, and
                created technical plans. Start getting servers live, buying domains, creating user flows.

10.00 - 11.00   OPTIONAL WORKSHOP

                Topic 1: How to get funding for your startup in Taiwan, what do investors look for?

                Moderator: Professor Tom Hsu, Chinese Culture University

                Rui Ma, Raine Venture Capital (Topic: Market)

                Anthony Ives, MIT (Topic: Team)

                Alex Chen, EZTable (Topic: Business Model)

                Amit Shah, Stanford University / McKinsey & Co. (formerly)


10.00 - 11.00   Topic 2: “Gulu.com Startup Launch: Lessons Learned from a recent launch in Taiwan”

                Ryan Carag, Co-founder, Gulu.com

12.00 - 12.30 Lunch

12.30 - 18.00   More coding, business plan development

18.00 - 19.00   Dinner Buffet

19.30 - 23.00   …Work through the night

23.00           NCCU is locked




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STARTUP WEEKEND TAIPEI - Agenda

Sunday, August 14

7.30            Breakfast

10.00-11.00     Office Hours for Demo Time Questions

11.00           Teams should have a live splash page up with an email capture and a simple blog and
                they should provide 1 paragraph write up, logo and website address to facilitator for a
                write up of the startups being built at Startup Weekend Taipei.

12.00 - 13.00   Lunch

13.00 - 17.00   Crunch Time; Home Stretch

17.00 - 17.30   Last Minute Prep and Polish of Presentations

17.30           Buffet Dinner

17.30 - 18.00   Facilitator to Line Up Teams for Presentation

18.00 – 20.00   Final presentations of all startups being built will begin.

20.00           Judges Panel votes. Awards.

                Judges:
                Jeff Hsu - CIeNET Technologies
                Boyd Jones - Co-Power Venture Capital Co., Ltd.
                Jamie Lin - AppWorks
                Edward Liu - WI Harper
                Ryan Seng - UMC Capital
                Clark Su, Taiwan Venture Capital Association
                Owen Y.T. Wang, ACE Group
                Christof Wittig - Kii Capital

20.30           Drinks and beverages will be served after the event for those that want to stay and
                socialize.

22.00           Event closed.

23.00           NCCU is LOCKED




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