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PSU Innovation Weekend
Friday, December 9, 2011 - 5:00pm to Sunday, December 11, 2011 - 11:00pm
PSU Innovation Weekend

Ever Dream of Starting Your Own Business? Stop Dreaming and Start Doing!

PSU Student Innovators interested in bringing their business or product concepts to life--or interested in joining a team to bring a concept to life--are invited to participate in PSU’s first campus-wide Innovation Weekend - sponsored jointly by Portland State's School of Business and the Maseeh College of  Engineering and Computer Science. This intense 54 hour event, scheduled for December 9-11, focuses on transforming your promising ideas into a credible business over the course of the weekend. The weekend event will bring together students with different skill sets from business, engineering, computer science, graphic design and more to form start-up teams to develop a commercial case for their promising business ideas.

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WHO?   PSU Students from Across Campus Either With a Start-Up Idea or Students Looking to Join a Start-Up Team

WHAT?  Come Prepared with a 60-Second Pitch Of Your Business Ideas

            * Teams are formed to develop the most promising ideas.
            *  By the end of the weekend, you will create:
                  o a credible business plan
                  o a prototyped product/service
                  o evidence of market interest
                  o a web presence
                  o a functioning new venture team

        Cash Prizes will be Awarded to the Top Start-ups!

Registration fees (including meals for the weekend):
                + $20 before November 30, 2011
                + $35 until the day of the event

WHEN?   Friday, December 9 beginning at 5p.m. - Sunday, December 11 at 10p.m.

Fri., Dec. 9 
5-6:30 p.m.     Dinner & Networking
6:30-7 p.m.     Welcome
7-8:00 p.m.     60 Second Pitch
8-9:00 p.m.     Voting on Best Concept / Organize Project Teams
11:00 p.m.   Lights Out … 

Sat., Dec. 10
8:30 p.m.        Breakfast Served
9-6:00 p.m.    Team Work Session
6-7:00 p.m.    Dinner & Team Progress Reports
11 p.m.           Lights Out …

Sun., Dec. 11
8:30 a.m.   Breakfast Served
9 - 3:30 p.m.   Team Work Session
4:00 p.m.          Finalize Your Presentation
5:30-6:30 p.m.   Dinner 
6:30  p.m.           10 Minutes Team Presentations

WHERE?  Maseeh College of Engineering & Computer Science
                1930 SW 4th Ave; Room 102; Portland State’s Campus


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