TeamLab Startup Weekend 15-16 March

12. märts, 2014

884569 419080414850880 903443735 o This weekend TeamLab gathers many great ideas and good people with the right skills in Tallinn, Baltika Fashion Stage. See the time schedule, mentors and awards.

Designers, technical engineers, software developers, business & marketing specialists  -we welcome you!

Saturday 15th of March

9.30  Morning coffee, registration
10.00  Welcome words, introducing the setup, mentors, awards

10.20  Kadri Uljas, Jomi Interactive

10.50 Ideas pitching (1,5 min pitch + 1,5 min questions)

11.50 Teams setup

12.15 – 17.00 Product development


Sunday 16th of March

10.00 Morning coffee

10.30 Business model workshop (Mari Suviste)

11.00 Business model development

14.00 Pitch to the jury

15.30 Winners



Gary Planthaber
Gary is especially keen on making hardware & software work together smoothly.
His skills: Software Engineering, AI / Machine Learning Techniques, Big Data Analytics / Data Mining, Enterprise Systems Architecture, Software Sales, IT Systems Design and Management, Technical Recruiting and Hiring.  Gary has obtained Bachelor and Masters degrees from MIT in Computer Science and Engineering.

David Clark
David Clark is an Entrepreneur from the UK, with a background in Science and Engineering – BA and MEng from Cambridge.  He can help teams take a lifecycle approach to products, from initial conception, design, prototyping and manufacturing to the business plan, marketing and execution of the business.

Lauri Hirvesaar
Lauri is working as a product designer for the parcel delivery solution company Cleveron. See more of his works here:

Markus Marks
Markus Marks is a professional product designer currently doing MA in Eesti Kunstiakadeemia / Estonian Academy of Arts and designing cool stuff in Haruharu. 

Janika Liiv
Janika Liiv is a software developer at Toggl and Teamweek. She has a diploma in IT System Development and MSc in Electronics and Bionics and is also one of the co-founders of Tech Sisters. She will be helping out teams with everything related to software development! 

Taavi Hein
Taavi has a degree in physics and amuses himself with electronics and software engineering daily. 
He is focusing on developing the first prototype to a level where no major changes have to be implemented at production.

Kristjan Niinemaa
Kristjan is a business coach and export consultant in Tallinn Business Incubators 


Tallinn Business Incubators mentoring and speed dating event
The prize from Tallinn Business Incubators is 5 hours of business consultation. Also the winner of the prize will be invited to our business speed dating which is a perfect place for networking and meeting different experts and professionals from the fields of finance, marketing, export, creative economy and management. 

Design mentoring
Product design agency Haruharu will give free consultancy session to one of the winners in TeamLab.

Tallinn Technical University is going to support the making of the prototype in university premises by the consultancy and usage of 3D printer. One of the teams will have the opportunity to participate in a course of their choice organized by Mektory.

Ajujaht Business Contest Special Award
Ajujaht entrepreneurship competition will give a headstart to some projects this spring. Meaning that up to 20 ideas will have a headstart in the competition due to workshops and special events during the summer. Ajujaht will give their favourite team the Headstart Award!

aHack speed dating event in Helsinki
aHack will award one of the TeamLab teams an opportunity to participate in a business speed dating session, where experienced startuppers will be at hand to answer questions on getting a young business going. The event, organised by aHack, will take place in Helsinki on 26 May as part of the activities surrounding the Arctic 15 conference.

 Participation: free of charge upon registration 

Please note that the event will be presented as a showcase as part of EU funder project TAB FAB. Representatives from  Aalto SBC, Riga Creative Incubator, Creative Poland and Lithuanian Ministry of Culture will  be our valued guests this weekend!


The project is co-funded by EU.