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Startup Weekend Ventura County – Internet of Things, Healthcare and Agriculture

April 21 - April 23

Startup Weekend is coming to Ventura County!

Startup Weekend, the world’s largest entrepreneurial event organization that has brought together over 190,000 entrepreneurs in 150 countries (That’s more than Starbucks!) around the globe is coming to Ventura County April 21-23, 2017!

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)

The winner of IoT Healthcare and the winner of IoT Agriculture will each be offered a host of in-kind awards such as free co-working space, free professional services, free food and free products from Ventura County businesses. Each winner, once incorporated, will also be offered $10,000 in seed funding with no interest nor repayment obligation.


April 21
April 23


Camarillo Chamber of Commerce


Rancho Campana High School
4235 Mar Vista Dr
Camarillo, CA 93010 United States
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