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Hub101 Hacks

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Monthly Hackathons Focused on the Following Industries

January - Real Estate

February - Social/Dating/Lifestyle

March - Music

April - Gaming/Entertainment/Publishing

May - Finance/Cyber Security/Insurance/Legal

June - Transportation/Logistics/Travel/Hospitality

July - Government/Green/Agriculture/Education/Non-Profit

August -Fashion/Commerce

September - Sports

October - Film/TV/Photo

November - VR/AR/3D

December - Health/Bio/Life/Beauty

Objectives

  • Educate & train participants from our region about startups/innovation/entrepreneurship/business management
  • Increase interaction between corporations, SMBs, government, and the startup ecosystem
  • Raise awareness of startup ecosystem activity
  • Raise appeal for the region in the minds of those interested in startups and high skilled jobs
  • Raise appeal for the region in the minds of those interested in the health and future of our local economy
  • Raise appeal for the region in the minds of investors
  • Create new relationships of support throughout the region
  • Demonstrate the value of startup methodologies to all businesses that exist today
  • Attract new businesses, residents, and workers to the region
  • Collect strategic data to learn and to grow the startup ecosystem in our region
  • Create strategic partnerships
  • Identify exceptional individuals and teams to highlight to the community
  • Increase overall activity of the startup ecosystem
  • Create REAL businesses with REAL validation
  • Increase the diversity found within the startup ecosystem (with goals based upon census data for our region)

Location

Hub101

31416 Agoura Rd #105, Westlake Village, CA 91362

Format Overview

54 Hours: Friday Night to Sunday Night (Mirroring Startup Weekend)

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Startup Weekend Format

Mirror This To Begin

Day 1

4:30pm Registration Arrive at the venue and get checked in
5:30pm Dinner & Networking Eat food, share ideas, practice pitches, get to know fellow participants
5:45pm Welcome & Speakers Review agenda for the weekend and introduce speakers, coaches, and community leaders
7:00pm Pitches Start Optionally line up to give your pitch
8:00pm Voting Attendees vote for the top pitches
8:15pm Form Teams Teams start forming and discussing ideas
9:00pm Begin Work Start to formalize teams and take an inventory of skills. Be honest, and direct about what resources and skills are needed for the weekend. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Day 2

9:00am Breakfast Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
9:30am Begin Work Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend
12:00pm Lunch Lunch is provided for teams, mentors, and staff
1:00pm Check-In After-lunch check-in, status reports, call for help
2:00pm Mentor Meetings Mentors help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!
6:30pm Dinner Dinner is provided for teams, mentors, and staff
7:30pm Check-In After-dinner check-in, status reports, call for help
10:00pm Wrap-Up Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Day 3

9:00am Breakfast Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
9:30am Begin Work Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend
10:30am Check-In Status reports, call for help
12:00pm Lunch Lunch is provided for teams, mentors, and staff
12:45pm Mentor Meetings Mentors help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!
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
4:00pm Dinner Dinner is provided to teams, mentors, staff
5:00pm Final Presentations Teams present their startups to the audience and judges
7:30pm Judging & Awards Rankings and awards are announced
8:30pm Wrap-Up Final Announcements are made, networking
9:30pm Go Home! The event is concluded

Speaker Format

There will be the opportunity for three speakers at each event:

  • Opening Night Speaker
  • Day 2 Speaker
  • Presentation Night Speaker

The speakers should be supplied by a company or companies that have purchased a Business Development Package tied to the hackathon.

Mentor Format

A total of no less than 10 and no more than 15 mentors should be present over the course of each hackathon.

Each day will feature a different number and different cast of mentors.

Day 1:

  • UX Mentor 1
  • UX Mentor 2

Day 2:

  • UX Mentor 1
  • UX Mentor 2
  • Marketing Mentor 3
  • Accounting Mentor 4
  • Business Law Mentor 5
  • CTO Mentor 6
  • CTO Mentor 7
  • Industry Specific Mentor 8
  • Industry Specific Mentor 9
  • Industry Specific Mentor 10

Day 3:

  • UX Mentor 1
  • Marketing Mentor 3
  • CTO Mentor 6

All the mentors are welcome to be present each day but, only required to be present on one or two days at the most.

Industry specific mentors are those that are heavily involved within one of the industries represented in the monthly theme.

  • Their involvement is to give more insight into the existing systems found within a given industry.
  • They should be provided by the company or companies that have purchased a business development packaged tied to the event

Judges Format

No less than 3 judges and no more than 4 judges will be placed on a panel to judge the final presentations of the participating teams.

Up to 3 of the judges can be selected by companies that have purchased a Business Development Package tied to the hackathon.

Meal Sponsors

Each meal during the hackathon will be sponsored.

Day 1

  • Dinner: Hub101

Day 2

  • Breakfast: Sponsor 1
  • Lunch: Sponsor 2
  • Dinner: Sponsor 3

Day 3

  • Breakfast: Sponsor 4
  • Lunch: Sponsor 5
  • Dinner: Sponsor 6

Ideally, a sponsor would provide more than just one meal.

The target sponsor should be a new restaurant looking to establish its brand and value to new customers in the area.

Business Development Packages

Utilize one of our Business Development Packages to

  • Build personal relationships with participants, mentors, other business leaders, and the community
  • Scout for new talent at the ground level where you can learn how they approach, handle, and overcome problems
  • Demonstrate to the entire community the expertise and value your company has to offer
  • Gain powerful knowledge and data about the community by leveraging various opportunities presented during the hackathon
  • Reinforce or learn new innovation, user experience, and validation methodologies by including members of your staff as participants in the hackathon
  • Establish or reinforce your company brand as being a pillar of support in the emerging startup ecosystems of the 805 region
  • View Our Available Business Development Packages to Grow Your Business!