WHEN
JUNE 20-22, 2014
WHERE
CSU CAMPUS
REGISTER
BY CLICKING HERE
Do you have a business idea or want to work in a startup?
Start a business in less than 50 hours!
Students $39 - Community $79
AGENDA
Day One
Friday June 20, 2014
@ Fenn Tower
5:30 PM
Registration
6:00 PM
Dinner & Networking
6:45 PM
Welcome & Speakers
7:15 PM
Start pitching ideas
8:00 PM
Participants vote for the top ideas
8:30 PM
Teams start forming and discussing ideas
10:30 PM
Continue to formalize teams / Finished for the day
Day Two
Saturday June 21, 2014
@ Fenn Tower
9:00 AM
Arrive / Breakfast
9:30 AM
Teams formed / Set up workspace for the weekend
12:15 PM
Lunch
4:00 PM
Consultation Session 1: Designers / Developers
6:00 PM
Dinner
7:00 PM
Mid weekend check-in and status reports
7:15 PM
Pitch Practice 2: Pitch to Mentors
10:00 PM
Finished for the day / Continue working
Day Three
Sunday June 22, 2014
@ Fenn Tower
9:00 AM
Arrive / Breakfast
9:30 AM
Help Desk: –Staff available for team questions
Workshop 5: Equity & Operating Agreements
12:15 PM
Lunch
1:00 PM
Pitch Practice 3: Pitch to Mentors
1:30 PM
Consultation Session 2: Designers / Developers
3:00 PM
Gut Check, Start preparing presentation
4:00 PM
Dinner
5:00 PM
Final Presentations
7:30 PM
Judging & Awards
8:30 PM
Wrap Up & Go Home!
All meals are included with the ticket price!
WORKSHOPS
There will be a ton of great workshops offered to help you develop your business idea into something amazing.
Workshop 1: From Good to Great: Deep Dive
Download | From Good to Great Presentation (.pptx)
 
Download | Business Model Canvas (.jpg)
 
Download | Stanford - Interview Preparation (.pdf)
 
Download | Stanford - Interview for Empath (.pdf)
 
Download | Stanford - Prototype to Test (.pdf)
Workshop 2: Pitch Perfect
Download | Pitch Perfect Presentation (.pptx)
 
Download | Slide Deck Content (.pdf)
 
Download | 7 Deadly Sins of Startup Storytelling (.pdf)
 
Download | Forbes Article - Master Storytelling (.pdf)
Workshop 3: Customer Development Rocks
Resources for this workshop coming soon!
Workshop 4: Show Me the Money
Download | Show Me the Money Presentation (.pptx)
 
Download | Generic P&L (.xls)
Workshop 5: Equity & Operating Agreements
Download | Equity & Operating Agreements Presentation (.pptx)
 
Download | Startup Checklist (.pdf)
 
Download | Controlling Legal Risk (.pdf)
JUDGES
 
Robyn N. Gordon
Director of the Center Operations Directorate
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
John H. Glenn Research Center
 
Robert Brown, J.D.
Director of Technology Transfer
Cleveland State University
 
Ameer Alghusain
CEO
AMIDAC
 
Todd Goldstein
CEO / Partner
LaunchHouse
 
Frank Nagorny, J.D.
Attorney / Partner
Cowden & Humphrey Co. LPA
 
MENTORS
 
Shannon Lyons
Chief Business Development Officer / Partner
LaunchHouse
DBA, Management & Labor
 
Colette Hart
Senior Director, Outreach and Engagement Centers
Cleveland State University
Monte Ahuja College of Business
 
Rajshekhar G. Javalgi, PhD
Associate Dean, Professor & Director
Cleveland State University
Monte Ahuja College of Business
 
James E. D'Orazio
President, Practical Web Strategies, Inc.
Lecturer, Marketing,
Cleveland State University
 
Ameer Alghusain
CEO
AMIDAC
 
Mark Dobek
Assistant Professor, Management and Labor
Cleveland State University
Monte Ahuja College of Business
 
Nick Pavlak
Founder & Creative Director
BABL Media
 
Katie Van Dyke
Director at Small Business Development Center
Cleveland State University
Monte Ahuja College of Business
 
Zach Schwartz
Co-Founder
LEAP & LightHouse Ohio
 
Aj Mihalic
Co-Founder
Widdle
 
Katie Connelly
Director of Entrepreneurial Programming
LaunchHouse
 
Art Geigel
Chief Technology Officer
VIPerks
 
Len Gray, J.D.
CEO
inlaw.me
 
Brad Davis
Co-Founder
Pear Market
 
Bob Means, PhD
Chief Learning Officer
LaunchHouse
 
Frank Nagorny, J.D.
Attorney / Partner
Cowden & Humphrey Co. LPA
 
SPONSORS
Want to become a sponsor? It's not too late!
We are offering various sponsorship levels that can meet your budget while still supporting the great things we'll be doing at Startup Vikes. Review the sponsorship levels below and be sure to contact us if you have any questions.
Platinum – Starts at $2000
  • Invited to set up a booth for your product/service during the event
  • Offer a prize to an individual via raffle/vote. (e.g. iPhone, netbook, software)
  • All benefits of Gold Sponsorship
  • Three tickets to the event
Gold – Starts at $1000
  • Identified in all media materials for the event
  • Company name/logo listed on startupvikes.com
  • Thank you & recognition during the event
  • Opportunity to display a sign or banner
  • Hand out materials, swag, and/or other related materials
  • Two tickets to the event
Silver – Starts at $500
  • Company name/logo listed on startupvikes.com
  • Thank you & recognition during the event
  • Opportunity to display a sign or banner
  • Hand out materials, swag, and/or other related materials
  • Two tickets to the event
Sponsor a Student Entrepreneur - $50
  • Open registration for one student entrepreneur of your choice or one that we select.
  • We will ensure that one lucky entrepreneur will get fed, meet new people, learn a ton, and hopefully create a successful startup!
Ready to sponsor Startup Vikes? Please address checks to Cleveland State University and send to:
Cleveland State University
College of Business Monte Ahuja
Colette Hart
1860 E. 18th Street, BU 401
Cleveland, OH 44115
RESOURCES
Downloadable resources will be made available for the weekend and after.
Business Model Canvas
Download | Business Model Canvas Questions (.pdf)
Download | Informative Presentation (.pptx)
Workshop Downloads
Workshop 1: From Good to Great: Deep Dive
Download | From Good to Great Presentation (.pptx)
 
Download | Business Model Canvas (.jpg)
 
Download | Stanford - Interview Preparation (.pdf)
 
Download | Stanford - Interview for Empath (.pdf)
 
Download | Stanford - Prototype to Test (.pdf)
Workshop 2: Pitch Perfect
Download | Pitch Perfect Presentation (.pptx)
 
Download | Slide Deck Content (.pdf)
 
Download | 7 Deadly Sins of Startup Storytelling (.pdf)
 
Download | Forbes Article - Master Storytelling (.pdf)
Workshop 3: Customer Development Rocks
Resources for this workshop coming soon!
Workshop 4: Show Me the Money
Download | Show Me the Money Presentation (.pptx)
 
Download | Generic P&L (.xls)
Workshop 5: Equity & Operating Agreements
Download | Equity & Operating Agreements Presentation (.pptx)
 
Download | Startup Checklist (.pdf)
 
Download | Controlling Legal Risk (.pdf)
Sample (Fun!) Pitch Videos
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FACULTY FUND
We invite you to support our inaugural year.
Since this the inaugural year for the Startup Vikes event, we will be collecting donations from faculty and the community, which will be given to the winning team. The ‘Faculty Fund’ is a symbol of your investment in the students of Cleveland State University. Any amount would be appreciated. Go Vikes!
Please address checks to Cleveland State University and send to:
Cleveland State University
College of Business Monte Ahuja
Colette Hart / Faculty Fund
1860 E. 18th Street, BU 401
Cleveland, OH 44115
CONTACT
Please feel free to contact us by using one of the methods shown below:
Shannon Lyons
CSU Startup Vikes Coordinator
Phone
330.559.6989
Colette Hart
CSU Senior Director of Outreach and Engagement
Phone
216.875.9715
Fax
216.687.9354
Startup Vikes
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