Consumer + Design Weekend Accelerator

Not too long ago Michael Tavani of Scoutmob fame announced that he was leaving his day to day role there. Shortly thereafter he launched Switchyards, a consumer brand incubator focused on design and based in Atlanta. On June 6 Switchyards will be hosting a consumer design weekend accelerator event at Scoutmob.  Given my experience running a few Startup Weekends I will be lending a hand to run the gathering. Here are the details.

  • The focus will be on launching a working product.
  • Concepts will be pre-vetted with a heavy focus on consumer centric design concepts.
  • Five or six teams will participate.
  • Each team will have 2 devs, a designer, and a marketer.
  • Demo night is the Thursday after the weekend so the weekend can be spent building out product not presentations.
  • Demo night will be Thursday June 12 at 7:30pm. It will be open and social.
  • Cost is $65 which includes food and a t-shirt. Notice I did not say drinks. BYOB.
  • Register here¬†for the weekend.
  • Register here for demo night.

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May 10, 2014  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in Entrepreneurship, Fun, Networking, Startups