In just 54 hours, you will experience the highs, lows, fun, and pressure that make up life at a startup. As you learn how to create a real company, you’ll meet the very best mentors, investors, co-founders, and sponsors who are ready to help you get started. Your community is here to help you.
Startup Weekend Ventura County – Seeking Innovative Ideas for Healthcare & Agriculture will bring together local entrepreneurs, developers, designers and startup enthusiasts intent on learning what is like to share ideas, form teams, and practice launching a startup over 54 hours.
Attendees will pitch their ideas to the audience in 60 seconds or less. After teams form, the rest of the weekend will be spent implementing the most popular ideas with the help of mentors and seasoned startup entrepreneurs. By Sunday, teams will be ready to present their prototypes before a panel of judges who include:
Darren Lee- President & CEO, St. John’s Hospitals
Michael Powers- CEO Ventura County Government
Chris Meissner- CEO Meissner Filtration Products
Dr. Ross Dueber- CEO Z Power Battery
Mohan Maheswaran- President & CEO Semtech Corporation
David Nichols- CEO Applied Wireless
Kim Milstien, President & CEO Ventura County Medical Center
Alex Teague- SVP Limoneira
Alain Pincot-Managing Partner, Operations Bonikpak
Hugh Gagnier- Senior Vice President Zebra Technologies
Ross Dueber, Ph.D. President & CEO ADVANCED Motion Controls
Daniel Schoenewald – Founder, Executive Vice President Advanced Motion Controls
Garland Reiter Reiter Affiliated Companies (RAC)