CFE Partners with Startup Weekend Fashion Tech 2016

Do you have an exciting Fash-Tech idea that you want to bring to life?

Startup Weekend hosts a weekend of innovation with an opportunity for Fashion and Technology enthusiasts who have creative ideas to become the next big thing in the Fash-Tech arena. Hosted at The Trampery, the 54-hour competition will bring together developers, designers, fashion experts and business pros for a weekend of business model creation, coding, designing, and market validation. Mentors will be on hand to help develop ideas with final presentations taking place on Sunday evening where the winner be announced.

CFE’s very own Ishwari Thopte, a fash-tech community builder who currently manages FashTech acceleration programmes, will be offering expertise as one of the Coaches alongside:

Claire Mitchell – Software Developer and on the winning team of last year’s competition.

Maria Butkovic – Co-founder of Kisha Smart Umbrella.

Michelle Garrett – Software Engineer at Conde Nast International, working on Vogue Runway.

Brooke Roberts-Islam, founder of TechStyler and writer at Huffington Post will be judging winning teams.

Winners will get the incredible opportunity to battle for the title of Global Winner at the next Global Fashion Battle in New York, in April 2017.

Startup Weekend takes place Friday, December 2 – 4 2016

To see the full schedule and book your place, visit Startup Weekend