Get ready! Here are some tips for 1st day at Greater Lafayette Startup Weekend 2012

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We hope you’re all as excited as we are about the Startup Weekend in Greater Lafayette kicking off tonight!

Here are some final details for you:

  • Doors open tonight at 5:30 PM. The location is Lafayettech HUB (580 N 36th St, Suite A, Lafayette, IN 47905), right behind Eastside 9 theater.
  • Look for parking spots all around the building, and also behind the Eastside 9 theater. There should be plenty of space to park, feel free to tweet us @Lafayettech with questions.
  • Pizza (Bruno’s) will arrive around 6:00 PM and we will kick things off officially at 6:30 PM.
  • As soon as the first speakers are finished, we will jump right into pitches (roughly 7:30 PM or sooner). We will explain how the pitching process works, but here are some things to begin thinking about:
    • Pitches are 60 seconds.
    • You may have one or multiple chances to pitch, depending on how many people want to pitch tonight. So pitch your best idea first.
    • No Powerpoints will be used – just your voice and body language.
  • We will be closing the Hub’s doors at midnight on Friday and Saturday, but remember to rest up ahead of time! The weekend will fly by.
  • If you purchased student tickets, please remember to bring your student ID.

If you have any questions, email us at greaterlafayette@startupweekend.org.

See you in a few hours!