Startup Weekend is an intense 54 hour event which focuses on building a web or mobile application which could form the basis of a credible business over the course of a weekend. The weekend brings together people with different skillsets - primarily software developers, graphics designers and business people - to build applications and develop a commercial case around them.

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Startup Weekend OKC has been moved to Fall 2011

The event has been pushed back to the fall of this year.  Keep checking back as we hope to have a date firmed up in the near future.  Thanks & have a great summer!!!

Startup Weekend OKC Is Coming Back, MAY 2011

Keep your eyes & ears open.   We are still firming up the dates but it will be in May so keep checking back.

If you want to help with planning, sponsorship, getting the word out or just want to be an early sign up send me a message at Adam.Dani{at}LFG{dot}com or hit me up on twitter @adamdani

Start thinking about what you’ll pitch!!

Presentations Tonight at 7PM

Presentations will begin at 7pm.  Below is a list of the order teams will present in:

Take it Healthy – 1

takeithealthy

TravelDice – 2

TravelDice

Smart & Trendy – 3

Smart & Trendy

Keynot.es – 4

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Building Away in OKC

Last night we heard 21 different pitches and we narrowed the field down to 4 teams.  Here is a brief description of each team below:

TravelDice

1.)  TravelDice – They are working on a service for travelers to search for flights based on price and travel dates.  A user might search for a flight departing June 1 and returning June 7 and might cap their budget at $300.  The search results would then display a list of random cities from lowest price to highest price from the airport of origin.  This would be perfect for travelers willing to take a spontaneous trip without having to specify their destination initially.  They are working on launching TravelDice, (@traveldice) creating their social community and working on hacking up some travel API’s.

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2.)  Keynot.es – The team is working on tagging conferences, speakers and attendees then matching them up.  A user could be one of three types, a conference, an attendee, or a speaker.  For example a Startup Weekend event that was listed on the site would be tagged as #entrepreneurial, #startup, #startupweekend.  A user could tag themselves with similar tags and be paired up with that event.  Potential speakers could be identified in a similar fashion and contacted via the event organizer to see if they would be willing to be the keynote. (@gokeynotes)

takeithealthy

3.)  Take it Healthy – Goal is to create options for busy families to pick up healthy meals for their family.  They are working on tackling the problem of people making unhealthy meal choices based on time crunches.  The goal is to tap into existing infrastructure from local restaurants on their slow nights and provide them with more customers on those days seeking healthy options.

Smart & Trendy

4.)  Smart & Trendy – This idea was pitched by a French exchange student who explained how expensive tailor made clothing is in France.  The idea is to have local tailors take measurements then forward those on to tailors overseas to produce the clothing for less.  Items are then shipped back to the customer.

A Few Free Passes Thanks to Sponsors

If you haven’t registered yet use the discount code “okcpass” on the registration page for a complimentary pass thanks to sponsors!  The event starts at 5:30pm tonight and it should be a great one!

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