Cover Image for USC and Techstars Startup Weekend
Cover Image for USC and Techstars Startup Weekend
228 Going

USC and Techstars Startup Weekend

Hosted by Telesha Bowen, Katie Smith & Jacob Laes
Registration Closed
This event is not currently taking registrations. You may contact the host or subscribe to receive updates.
About Event

Learn how to think, work, and build like a startup in 54 thrilling hours at the USC and Techstars Startup Weekend.

Techstars Startup Weekend is an exciting and immersive foray into the world of startups. Over an action-packed three days, you’ll meet the very best mentors, investors, co-founders and sponsors to show you how to get more done faster -- and, maybe even start that Business. Watch this video to learn more about Startup Weekend.

Agenda (subject to change):

Friday, April 5, 2024

  • 5:30 pm - Registration

  • 5:50 pm - Dinner & Networking

  • 6:20 pm - Welcome & Speaker Remarks

  • 7:20 pm - Pitch Ideas!

  • 9:00 pm - Team Formation & Work Begins

  • 10:00 pm - Event Wrap-up

Saturday, April 6, 2024

  • 8:45 am - Breakfast

  • 9:30 am - Morning Announcements

  • 10:00 am - Work Continues

  • 12:00 pm - Lunch

  • 1:00 pm - Work Continues

  • 2:00 pm - Mentor Sessions

  • 6:30 pm - Dinner

  • 7:30 pm - Work Continues

  • 9:00 pm - Event Wrap-up Announcements

Sunday, April 7, 2024

  • 9:00 am - Breakfast

  • 9:30 am - Morning Announcements

  • 10:00 am - Work Continues

  • 12:00 pm - Lunch

  • 1:00 pm - Work Continues

  • 2:00 pm - Tech Check & Presentation Practice

  • 5:00 pm - Evening Presentation Begins

  • 5:30 pm - Final Pitches!!!

  • 7:00 pm - Dinner & Deliberation

  • 7:50 pm - Winning Teams Announced

  • 8:15 pm - Networking

  • 9:00 pm - Event Wrap-up

Terms of Participation Agreement:

It is our job to provide you with an incredible networking and learning experience. Our intention is that you meet some amazing people that you might start a company with, learn from mentors and learn from your peers. The event is intended to be a collaborative forum for sharing, learning, building, and having fun. As such, by registering as a participant, you acknowledge that any ideas shared by you or anyone else over the course of the event are contributions to the overall experience and community. If you’re very concerned, you can limit your pitch to the rough outline of the idea without giving away key information.

As a member of your startup community, you agree to be inclusive of any and all people and their ideas. You agree to act professionally, treat everyone with respect, and treat the event facilities with proper care. You agree that you are responsible in the event of any accidents or damages that you cause. You also agree to not hold Techstars Startup Weekend, your local volunteer team, or any of the event supporters liable for any loss, damage, injury, or any other unforeseeable incident.

By participating in the event, you grant Techstars permission to capture photos/videos of the event and use them for marketing purposes, so we can continue to offer amazing Techstars Startup Weekends around the world.

By purchasing a ticket to a Techstars Startup Weekend event, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. If you have questions please reach out to

USC Stevens Center for Innovation
1150 S Olive St Suite 2300, Los Angeles, CA 90015, USA
228 Going