Program

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Starlight
10:00 - 10:30 Welcoming
10:35 - 11:35 From Zero to Hero
11:40 - 12:40 Creative: Brand your way to success
12:45 - 13:45 Sports: Data as your guide
13:50 - 14:50 Biotech: Business outside of Metropole
14:55 - 15:55 AI: The machine economy
16:00 - 17:00 From Hero to Zero (by FuckUp Nights)
17:05 - 17:50 Best pitches from pitching stage
17:50 - 18:15 Awards & closing
Spotlight
10:30 - 11:30 Funding & Bootstraping
11:40 - 12:40 Product development, validation & tracking
12:50 - 13:50 Behind the matrix: Data mining
14:00 - 15:00 Science-based entrepreneurship
15:10 - 16:10 Recruitment & teambuilding
16:20 - 17:00 Keynote comptetition winner talks
Firelight
10:30 - 11:30 How to survive at Silicon Valley
11:35 - 12:35 CEO track: How to grow?
12:40 - 13:40 VR & AR
14:00 - 15:00 Estonians in SpaceTech
15:05 - 16:05 Affair between startups and corporates
16:10 - 17:10 Personal efficiency & biohacking
Idea lab pitching
11:00 - 12:00 Kaleidoskoop finals
12:00 - 13:00 Prototron
13:00 - 14:00 EST-FIN pitch-match
14:00 - 15:00 STARTER finals
15:00 - 16:00 TOP20 Estonian Early-stage Startups
16:00 - 17:00 sTARTUp Pitching
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The theme of sTARTUp Day 2017 is "From Zero to Hero", an intriguing topic with lots of keynote stories, vital skillsets, exiting workshops, open networking and the best pitches. Every one of us can become a hero and our aim is to inspire you to take matters into your own hands and guide yourself to success – in business, school or any other aspect of your life.

You can:
  • get inspired by listening to the amazing speakers from different subject fields: creative industry, sports industry, biotechnology, space technology, data technologies. There will be keynote speakers to tell their stories about getting from zero to hero and a panel about the next big thing;
  • learn important skills by listening talks, panels and debates on the most important skillsets. We have topics in three levels regarding your prior experience: beginners, intermediates and hard-core startuppers;
  • get more in depth in exiting seminars where you can discuss your ideas and questions with the experts and speakers;
  • listen to the best business ideas in pitches from the top Estonian startups, pitching competitions. The best student teams introduce their fresh and innovative ideas on UT Idealab stage;
  • look around at our demo area and partner area to discover products and serviced that startups have come up to change the world;
  • network with the greatest minds who have gathered in Tartu for sTARTUp Day at networking area;
  • mingle with investors, media representatives, speakers and mentors in Contriber Match-making area.