Welcome to Waco Startup Week 2019!

Below is the full schedule for Startup Week. Register by selecting the event and creating a schedule. You will be emailed updates during the week of April 23-25 on these events. Register now to save your spot!

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Tuesday, April 23

9:00am CDT

Intellectual Property Basics for Brand Protection Workshop
Limited Capacity seats available

Intellectual property is a growing industry in our community, come hear from professional litigation intellectual property lawyer, David Henry, to understand how brand protection is important as a business owner!

Tuesday April 23, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am CDT
Hustle Co-working, Atrium

11:45am CDT

Waco Communications Co-op: A Collaborative Approach to Nonprofit Communications
Limited Capacity seats available

Ashley Wucher, Waco Foundation’s Assistant Director of Community Public Relations, talks about Waco’s Communications Co-op and the role of collaboration among Waco’s organizations and institutions in growing Waco, both locally and nationally.

Ashley Wucher joined Waco Foundation in May 2018 as the Assistant Director of Community Public Relations and will primarily oversee the formation and operations of the newly established Communications Co-op. Prior to relocating back to Waco, Ashley was a Field Representative for the National Association of Home Builders, where she assisted local and state boards of directors across 11 states with building robust marketing and communications plans to grow membership. Ashley began her career with the Austin Board of REALTORS® as the Public Relations and Marketing Specialist, where she oversaw the association’s marketing and communications efforts. Ashley graduated magna cum laude from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism/Public Relations, where she served as the News Editor for the Baylor Lariat. Ashley also earned her Masters of Jurisprudence from Michigan State University College of Law.

Ashley is thrilled to return to Waco and looks forward to bringing people and ideas together to help the city realize its collaborative vision.  

Tuesday April 23, 2019 11:45am - 12:00pm CDT
Hustle Co-working, Atrium

2:00pm CDT

Ideation + Lean Startup Workshop | From Idea to Reality
Limited Capacity seats available

Idea feasibility and pitch is essential to launching your business. Join Dr. Jeremy Vickers as he covers the basics of idea strategy to lean startup. 

Tuesday April 23, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm CDT
Hustle Co-working, Atrium
Wednesday, April 24

12:00pm CDT

Extraco Bank & Brews: The Ultimate Bizkill: 3 things to not include in your business plan
Limited Capacity seats available

Join us with Extraco Banks for a brown bag lunch & learn and gain insight on the top 3 things needed in your business plan!

Wednesday April 24, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm CDT
Hustle Co-working, Atrium

2:00pm CDT

Workshop | Three Reasons You're Not #winning at Social Media
Limited Capacity filling up

Join us with Jillian Ohriner as she covers topics from social media best practices to leveraging platforms for your business!

Jillian Ohriner is the Advertising Manager for Merck Asset Management, which operates three Waco-area companies, including the Route 77 Food Park opening summer 2019. Jillian specializes in helping organizations build social media strategies from the ground up, maintain consistent branding across different platforms and organically grow their online engagement.

Wednesday April 24, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm CDT
Hustle Co-working, Atrium
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