Event Schedule

What to
Expect

February 5th

StartUp Kickoff

Kickoff energizes more than 300 students and includes our theme reveal, workshop training sessions, and lightning talks by subject matter experts. We’ll also explain more about the track system, and how StartUp is going to run.

After Kickoff

StartUp Sessions

This is your team’s opportunity to learn and get design resources to create a killer project. Professors and students of different majors will be exploring areas of the UX design process, businesses models, and presentation workshops.

February 9th

Midpoint Check #1

Come meet with mentors, practice your pitches and get the feedback needed to enhance your overall solution.

* Teams are required to attend one Midpoint Check

February 10th

Midpoint Check #2

Come meet with mentors, practice your pitches and get the feedback needed to enhance your overall solution.

* Teams are required to attend one Midpoint Check

February 12th

Semi-Final Pitches

The day has come! Pitch your final solution to industry-professional mentors and judges.

* This event is required for all teams

February 12th

StartUp Showcase

Check out the StartUp Showcase, open to all students at SCAD! See what teams come up with and vote your favorite!

* This event is required for all teams.

February 12th

StartUp Celebration

The top 3 teams from each track will be invited to pitch their projects. Oh yeah, did we mention there’ll be cash prizes?