Brandeis International Business School

Seventh Annual 3 Day Startup Agenda

2018 3DS Agenda

Agenda is subject to change.

Please note that throughout the weekend, photos and video footage will be taken of the selected 3DS participants in their planning and presentations. Photo and video content will be shared on social media, the Brandeis IBS website and other materials as deemed necessary by the business school and University. 

Friday, March 23, 2018

Time

Event

Location

2:30 - 3:00 PM

Registration, Meet & Greet

Lemberg Lobby

3:00 - 3:30 PM

Welcome & Program Orientation

Lee Hall

3:30 - 4:00 PM

Brandeis MakerLab Presentation

Lee Hall

4:00 - 5:00 PM

Brainstorming Session

Lee Hall

5:00 - 6:00 PM

Dinner

Lee Hall

6:00 - 7:00 PM

"Idea Creation & Business Plan Development" with Professor Aldo Musacchio

World Court

7:00 - 8:30 PM

Pitch & Idea Shortlisting, Team Selection 

Lee Hall

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Time

Event

Location

8:00 - 9:00 AM

Breakfast

World Court

9:00 - 9:30 AM

Pitch Workshop

Lee Hall

9:30 - 12:00 PM

Customer Discovery
Design: Prototype & Branding in the MakerLab (by appointment)

TBD

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Lunch

World Court

1:00 - 1:30 PM

Customer Discovery Debrief & Intro to Rapid Prototyping

Lee Hall

2:00 - 4:00 PM

Mentor Panel

Lee Hall

4:00 - 6:00 PM

Team Planning: Market Validation, Business Plan, Product Design, etc.
Design: Prototype & Branding in the MakerLab (by appointment)

TBD

6:00 - 7:00 PM

Dinner

World Court

7:00 - 8:00 PM

Mid-Point Pitches, Prototype Designs and Business Models

Lee Hall

Sunday, March 25, 2018

Time

Event

Location

8:00 - 9:00 AM

Breakfast

World Court

9:00 - 11:00 AM

Team Planning: Draft pitch, business plan, complete prototypes and graphic designs

TBD

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Presentations to Mentors for Effective Pitches & Complete Packaging

Lee Hall

12:30 - 1:30 PM

Lunch

World Court

1:30 - 6:00 PM

Team Planning: Finalize pitches, product and prototypes

TBD

6:00 - 7:00 PM

Dinner

World Court

7:00 - 9:00 PM

Final pitches to judging panel

Lee Hall