Venue

JAMF Software
215 Riverfront Terrace,
Eau Claire, WI  54703


Local Amenities

Transportation & Lodging is not included in ticket price and is the responsibility of the attendee. 

We have two hotels that are conveniently located in downtown Eau Claire

Meals will be provided for the entire event, however you may want to get out and try some of our local places for yourself. To the left is a map that highlights some of our downtown eateries - but this is by no means an exhaustive list. 

Coaches and organizers will be available at the event in case you need any recommendations!


STARTUP 48 Schedule

Friday 

6:30 pm | Registration
Arrive at the venue, get checked in, meet your event organizers & coaches

7:00 pm | Dinner & Friends
Eat good food, share ideas, practice pitches, get to know the other participants 

7:20 pm | Welcome & Speakers
Kick off the event right with a fun introduction to the event, including a brief overview of what will happen in the next 48 hours

7:30 pm | Pitch Your Idea
You have the opportunity to share your idea in a 60-second or less pitch! Tell us what and who you need to make it a reality.

9:00 pm | Cast Your Vote
All the awesome ideas are narrowed down to a few that will be developed in 48 hours

9:15 pm |  Build Teams
Teams form around the top voted ideas

10:00 pm | The Fun Begins!
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 at the venue, or go somewhere else to have a change of scenery. 

Saturday

8:00 am | Rise & Shine
Arrive and enjoy breakfast & coffee while you wake up!

8:30 am | Begin Work
Teams continue to work through the morning 

12:00 pm | Lunch

1:00 pm | Work Time
Coaches and mentors will be available to assist teams with any issues they may be having

6:30 pm | Dinner

7:30 pm | Work Time
Coaches and mentors will be available to assist teams with reaching their Minimal Viable Products 

10:00 pm | Wrap-Up
Finished for the day. You may stay and work at the venue, or go somewhere else to have a change of scenery. 

Sunday 

9:00 am | Rise & Shine
Arrive and enjoy breakfast & coffee while you wake up!

10:00 am | Work Time
Coaches and mentors will be available to assist teams with reaching their Minimal Viable Products

12:00 pm | Lunch

12:30 pm | Coach Meetings
Coaches and mentors are available for last minute one-on-one meetings … ASK QUESTIONS

3:00 pm | Presentation Prep & Tech Check
These final hours are focused on perfecting your presentation and tech-check for the final presentations

4:00 pm | Dinner
You may be tempted to skip dinner to practice on the presentation - please don't. It will be delicious - we promise :) 

5:00 pm | Final Presentations
Your team will have 5 minutes to present your MVP to a panel of judges - followed by 5 minutes of Q&A

7:00 pm | Judging & Awards
Time to find out who takes home the big prize package!

8:00 pm | Wrap-Up

8:30 pm | Go Home
Well, you don't have to go home - but you can't stay here!