Design-a-thon Kickoff + Mini-pitch Competition

  • NOVEMBER 7, 2020, 1:00PM-4:00PM
  • Attend the kickoff to participate in the fourth annual Design-a-thon. In this multi-part event, teams will compete to improve outcomes of Austin’s biggest problems.

Virtual Event

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Design-a-thon Kickoff + Mini-pitch competition

Learn more about the Design-a-thon here.

At our kick-off pitch event, teams will learn and leverage the latest design methodologies to make an initial pitch to compete in the final Design-a-thon. Up to five teams of five will be chosen for the final round! Each team will then be paired with a Design Thinking mentor to help guide your team to success and to a final solution.

Teams will pitch their ideas to a panel of industry experts on Friday, November 13th. The winning members of the winning team will be awarded $250 in General Assembly class credits for each team member!

  • LOCATION
  • Virtual
  • DAY
  • Saturday, November 7th
  • TIME
  • 1:00PM - 4:00PM
  • ORGANIZED BY
  • Austin Design Week
  • INTENDED AUDIENCE
  • Anyone who wants to participate in this 4th annual competition. Designers of all types, Policy Wonks, Researchers, Activists, Developers, and the like; anyone looking to feel the rush of creating something from nothing in a short time is welcome.
  • PRICE
  • Free