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May 16
  • Registration Starts
  • Dinner & Networking
  • Quadcopter Workshop (Joakim Svärdh)
  • Welcome & Speaker (Haseeb Tariq)
  • Pitches Start
  • Attendees vote for the top ideas
  • Teams start forming and discussing ideas
  • 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
  • Wrap-up & End of day 1


May 17
  • Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
  • 3D printing workshop (Axel Ericsson)
  • Call for needs & skills
  • Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend
  • Lunch
  • Google Glass Workshop
  • Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!
  • Dinner
  • Raspberry pi jam
  • Mid weekend check-in, status reports, call for help
  • Wrap-up and end of day 2
  • Moving on to Bernies for drinks (optional)


May 18
  • Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
  • Call for help (this is self motivated, so don’t be shy)
  • Lunch
  • Coaches arrive… ASK QUESTIONS. Trial pitches starts.
  • Tech check. Start prepping for presentations
  • Dinner
  • Speaker (Tony Friede) and Judge Presentation
  • Motivational keynote speech (Fredrik Sträng)
  • Judging & awards
  • Wrap-up
  • Go home!
Platinum Sponsors
Speakers and Judges

Fredrik Sträng

Motivational Keynote Speaker   |   LinkedIn

Climbed 6 of the worlds 8000-m peaks, participated in twelve 8000-m expeditions including to Mount Everest & K2. More info:

Tony Friede

Speaker/Judge   |   LinkedInGoogle+

Tony is a former management consultant, serial entrepreneur and passionate supporter of Swedish entrepreneurs and startups. Before joining Sweden’s innovation agency VINNOVA, he worked throughout Europe selling and managing large CRM projects in the telecommunications and public sectors. His background includes an MBA from the Stockholm School of Economics and a degree in Electrical Engineering (Digital Communications) from the University of Kansas.

Tony is part of VINNOVA’s Innovative Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (ISMF) group where he is responsible for evaluating ICT applications and managing Services and ICT sector projects

Tyler Crowley

Judge   |   LinkedIn

Tyler Crowley is the organizer and host of the very popular monthly STHLM TECH MEETUP and executive producer of the LAUNCH Festival. Tyler is also CEO of Skweal and consultant to many governments including Stockholm on growing startup communities.

Marta Sjögren

Judge   |   LinkedIn

Northzone VC/Mother/Geek.

Gold Sponsors

Mei Wen

Lead Organiser   |   LinkedIn

Management Consultant. Data analytics SME. Oxford educated Engineer and adrenalin junkie.

Jon Babsvik

Organiser/Developer   |   LinkedIn

Senior Developer and Manager at Schjarven

Chiara Brughera

Organiser - SUP46   |   LinkedIn

Italian event coordinator, translator and startup enthusiast.

Laura Katinaite

Organiser   |  

Junior Product Manager at Electrolux. Previously AIESEC country manager.

Haseeb Tariq

Global Facilitator   |  

From market entry strategy to platform positioning, Haseeb toils over every detail and minutia of information to ensure the ship is heading in the right direction. Haseeb is a proven entrepreneur having founded several internet startups and business ventures. He has been involved with many organisations like Startup Weekend, CruxLabs, O'reil(Ignite), Startup Next, Up Global, TED, (formerly FilltheContainer). He recently founded his social good startup Kauzz. Co-organiser of Startup Weekend Malmö.

Silver Sponsors
Coaches and Workshop Leaders

Tim Yi He

Investment Manager at Northzone   |   LinkedIn

Harvard Business School alumni, founding member that built Groupon China (Gaopeng) together with Tencent.

Ruben Flam

Product Manager at iZettle   |   LinkedIn

Ruben holds a degree in economics from Lund University. Previous positions include Creative Director at Firm Factory Network AB and CEO at Mopper.

Siam Choudhury

Product Manager at FundedByMe   |   LinkedIn

Spent four years at Facebook in roles ranging from operations, sales and partner management. Returned to Stockholm to scale the FundedByMe platform.

Mikael Andersson

Product Manager, Volumental   |   LinkedIn

His background is a combination of tech and entrepreneurship and he has founded and been a part of several startups.

Pejman Dashtinejad

co-founder of 46elks   |   LinkedIn

Entrepreneur, start-up mentor and public speaker. ٌWhile Pejman has experience of working in companies like Google but his lifetime passion of entrepreneurship has made him to follow the dream of launching his own company in Sweden.

Urban Falk

Business Development Manager at Microsoft   |   LinkedIn

Business Development for large International coporations
Start up fund raising
IPR development and Patents
Solution Architecture
Project Management

Christian Jensen

Developer Evangelist @ sinch   |   LinkedIn

Christian is an experienced developer with product manager and CTO experience. Working with multiple clients on web, WPF, iOs and windows phone 7 platforms. Customers range from startups to multimillion dollar companies like Rebtel and Vattenfall.

Joakim Svärdh

Quadchopter workshop leader

Technical Didactics researcher at KTH. Many years of experience of building/flying/filming with radio controlled aircrafts.

Axel Ericsson

Rapid prototype workshop leader

3DVerkstan representant and 3D-printer enthusiast

Vasilis Mavroudis

Founder of Guerilla Office

Entrepreneur and lover of all things awesome! Has experience from working with small companies to large multinational corporations and good to have around during a crisis. Proud founder of Guerilla Office.

Marwan Ayache

English language specialist

Marwan is an editor and English language specialist in corporate language services. His broad experience ranges from working at financial institutions to volunteering at the SwedishStartupSpace. His fanatical passion for the English language and love for Swedish tech startups means he's the perfect person to tell you how to debug your English code.

Calle Erlandsson

Developer at Thoughtbot

Calle has experience of both startup and freelance, working with a lot of different web technologies but mostly Ruby, Ruby on Rails and Node.js.

Anjali Virmani Paul


Expertise in intrapreneurship, global business strategy and innovation within Ericsson, Siemens, and Enkay (BritishTelecom) and advising their customers C-Suite for growing or starting business areas.
Can help startups with investments, global negotiations and sharpen business strategies to identify / capture hidden revenue streams.

Sidney Evans

Branding Expert

Sidney Evans is a leading expert in branding & communications with numerous articles to his credit. Mr. Evans is the founder of Brand:S, a branding consultancy & advisory based in Miami & New York, for companies and individuals. At Brand: S, he is responsible for the strategy design and client services. Mr. Evans has a pragmatic approach to problem solving and offers a minimalist approach to branding. Currently, he is in post-production on a new video podcast that provides tips on the art of building a successful brand. Mr. Evans holds an Executive MBA from the University of Miami.

Friends and Volunteers
Hannes Dernehl
Kenneth Swedlund
Julia Delin
Nayereh Rajabii
Nazli Sahin
Christopher Andreason
Anna von Fircks
Jonathan Fager
Clobbe Norman
Jonathan Hörnhagen
Jonatan Carlsson
Stina Liland Nysæther

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