Judging Instructions for pitches #SWGrenoble

Universal Startup Weekend judging criteria is broken up into three sections. You will judge the teams according to the following 4 criteria (weighed equally). They expect much from you, use this checklist to get it right !
  • Business Model Validation - Who are their key partners ?
  • Business Model Validation - Is there a customer acquisition / rollout strategy ?
  • Business Model Validation - Did the team identify customers (demographic, location etc) ?
  • Business Model Validation - Did the team get out and talk to customers ?
  • Business Model Validation - What is the value proposition to customers ?
  • Business Model Validation - What is the cost and revenue breakdown ?
  • Product Execution - Have they established a "Minimal Viable Product" for the weekend (software, hardware, etc.) ?
  • Product Execution - Were they able to demo something functional?
  • User Experience Design - Does it have a professional look and feel ?
  • User Experience Design - Does it deliver a compelling and captivating user experience ?
  • User Experience Design - Is it memorable ?
  • User Experience Design - What key insights were gathered over the weekend to go in this creative direction ?