Startup Weekend Bali, June 24-26th, 2016
No Talk, All Action. Launch Your Social Innovation Startup … in Paradise … within 54 hours!
Startup Weekend Bali is back on June 24-26!
Organised by Hubud, in partnership with Kopernik, this time around, it’s going to be all about social impact and innovation. If you have startup ideas relating to social entrepreneurship, tech for good, social impact and sustainable solutions … then this one’s for you. Let’s catalyse change with action!
Join us and we’ll help you launch your social innovation startups in 54 hours. Whether you are looking for feedback on an idea, a co-founder, specific skill sets, or a team to help you execute, Startup Weekends gives you the perfect environment to test your idea and take the first steps towards launching your own startup.
About Startup Weekend
Friday June 24th
Saturday June 25th
Sunday June 26th
Co-Founder and COO of Kopernik
Co-Founder of 1Apeiron
Mike helped lead the international expansion of Groupon throughout the Middle East and Asia. Prior to that, he built FreeLunched, a social advertising platform in Miami.
Currently Mike is dedicated to the development of Sensie, an application that detects the response of the body to different stimulus, known as an intuition trainer. Mike also leads Consciousness Hacking in Miami Beach and is involved in the startup community, offering advisory and business development services to tech companies.
Co-founder of Iwantmyname
Paul is an experienced Startup Weekend mentor/judge, and one half of a dynamic duo that provide leadership of iwantmyname, an internationally recognised domain name registration company. He has lived the startup life, and has been active in supporting others to do the same.
Originally from Taranaki, he is the NZ Curator @StartupDigest, a keen aviator and Startup Weekend Organiser in his own right!
COACHES AND MENTORS
User Experience Designer and CEO of Clearleft
User Experience Designer and CEO of Clearleft, Andy is a best selling tech author, curates the dConstruct and UX London conferences and helped set-up The Brighton Digital Festival. Andy created Silverback, a low cost usability testing application for the Mac, and co-founded Fontdeck, a web typography start-up.
Andy is a regular speaker at international conferences like SXSW, An Event Apart and The Next Web. Never happier than when he’s diving some remote tropical atoll, Andy is a qualified PADI dive instructor.
Founder of Offshore Accounting & Finance
Blair is the founder of an international recruitment company Offshore Accounting & Finance, and is launching a new service that will strip back the financial complexity location independent entrepreneurs encounter. With a background in international finance as a Chartered Accountant, he has a passion for supporting entrepreneurs to fulfil their potential around the world.
Blair is currently a mentor to entrepreneurs across East Africa with Grow Movement, utilising technology to provide constant support and advice. While living in Tanzania, he worked with the social enterprise Equity for Africa(EFA), a World Bank backed pilot program designed to close a financial gap in the market for SMEs above micro-finance, the ‘missing middle’. EFA supports Entrepreneurs with access to finance and skills to support the establishment and growth of their ventures, in order to create sustainable employment in East Africa.
Blair was a member of the successful Bitcoin for WiFi team at Startup Weekend Bali 2015.
CEO and Founder of Pandorahub
Diana Moret is a social entrepreneur and human-centred designer.
She is the CEO and Founder of Pandorahub, a rural revival and resettlement movement addressed to startups, digital nomads, makers and career-shifters mixing modern and traditional worlds such as entrepreneurship, workation, rural co-working, permaculture, co-living, crowdfunding and healthy living.
COO & Program Director at Startupbootcamp Barcelona IoT & Data
He is the COO & Program Director at Startupbootcamp Internet of Things & Data. He has coached founders at all of Europe’s finest accelerators: Seedcamp, Techstars, Startupbootcamp, Wayra and Rockstart.
Vice President of Indosole
Kai Paul is the Vice President of Indosole, a product that conceived a unique and innovative way to combine style and the growing problem of disused tyres from the estimated two million motorbikes on Bali’s road. They are currently converting tires into soles for footwear and looking into tires further as a potential resource in various ways.
Kai is passionate about producing responsibly made products.
Founder and CTO at PT Mantra Bali
Maitri grew up in Bali from the age of 1. After completing high school, he obtained his BSc. in Geosciences and Astrophysics in Germany and his MSc. in Environmental Hydrology in the Netherlands.
Being passionate about the environment and business, Maitri came back to Bali to start Eco Mantra with Sean Nino Lotze, a consulting company in the field of energy, water and waste. The company works closely with large resorts in Bali and develops data driven saving strategies that help save costs and benefit the environment all the while building a database of consumption and waste of the tourism industry.
Maitri is passionate about making a difference in Bali and believes that the island needs innovators and a strong youth movement to push for much needed change.
Founding Partner of Good Startups
Founder of Bali Recycling and Gringgo
With more than 19 years of experience in the environmental field, including a job in solid waste management in Indonesia, American-born, long-term Bali resident Olivier lives and breathes waste. Believing “proper waste management is essential to our ecosystems health, economy and future”, he established the pioneering Peduli Bali (The Bali Recycling Company) in Ubud in 2010 – Bali’s first fully licensed waste recycling facility. Of its “zero waste” philosophy, Olivier says: “There’s no such thing as waste, everything is a potential resource!”.
Olivier was the founder of Gringgo (formerly known as Cash for Trash), the winner Startup Weekend Bali 2014.
Founder of the Bliss Voicebox
Philip is is the Founder of The Bliss Voicebox. He works with individuals who feel that their voice lets them down; whether in meetings, one to one situations, during pitches or in presentations. He also trains non-native speakers to improve the clarity of their spoken English.
EVENT SPONSORS, AND PARTNERS
The Startup Weekend Bali: Social Innovation team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
Learn how to become a sponsor here.
Hubud is Bali’s first co-working space for location-independent, entrepreneurs, startups, creatives and change makers. Our coworking space hosts more than 30 curated events monthly. We are a strong community with over 300 people, working together to find new ways to thrive.