7:30 - 8:30 a.m.: Demo Day Startup Exhibition
Before Startup@Kauffman Demo Day officially begins, entrepreneurs selected to pitch will have time to personally demonstrate their businesses and products to attendees. Arrive early to visit with these outstanding startups at their individual exhibit booths.
8:30 – Noon: Demo Day
It's back – and it's bigger and better! The popular kickoff event from last summer's One Week KC returns for Global Entrepreneurship Week in Kansas City. Join us to hear presentations and see demonstrations from many of the most promising startups from Kansas City and throughout the Midwest. Entrepreneurs will connect with mentors, partners, and peers in the spirit of building America's most entrepreneurial city!
Continental breakfast is provided by the Kauffman Foundation.
Noon - 1 p.m.: Luncheon Keynote with Christopher Schroeder
Washington D.C. and New York-based Internet serial entrepreneur and early stage investor Christopher Schroeder will share his insights on startup activity in the United States and emerging growth markets, particularly in the Middle East. Schroeder recently sold his most recent entrepreneurial venture, HealthCentral, one of the largest U.S. social and content platforms in health and wellness.
Lunch is provided by the Kauffman Foundation.
1 - 2:30 p.m.: Demo Day continues
More outstanding entrepreneurs will share their startups.
3 - 4 p.m.: Kauffman FastTrac Networking Workshop
Entrepreneurs are invited to wrap up their stay at Kauffman with an information- and energy-packed workshop on networking. Alana Muller, president of Kauffman FastTrac, will share an overview of "Coffee Lunch Coffee," her accessible, relevant and immediately actionable approach to professional networking.