- 5:00 p.m. Local time of event. Teams receive business plans by email.
- 8:00 a.m. Team, Judge, and Startup Check-in and Refreshments
- 8:30 a.m. Instructions for all (Teams, Judges, and Startups)
- 9:00 a.m. Startup pitches
- 10:00 a.m. Due diligence sessions (15 minutes each)
- 11:30 a.m. Lunch and team work session
- 1:00 p.m. Written deliverables due by email (see Deliverables Schedule, use filename “teamname.doc/pdf” template)
- 1:30 p.m. Partner meetings (15 minutes each) What is this? New in 2015, each team sits down with the judging panel around a boardroom table. You have 15 minutes to explain your investment decision to the judges and demonstrate your VC abilities.
- 3:30 p.m. Judges vote for top two teams
- 3:45 p.m. Negotiations (top two teams only, 10 minutes each)
- 4:30 p.m. Awards ceremony + networking with judges
- 6:00 p.m. Networking event at local venue