What is Startup Day?

What is Startup Day?

PlebLab Startup Day held biannually and coinciding with SXSW, is a major event for Bitcoin innovation and entrepreneurship, enhanced by a collaboration with Bitcoin Commons. It's a vibrant hub for creativity and discussion, featuring the Top Builder competition where leading Bitcoin innovators showcase their projects, fostering collaboration and growth in a dynamic setting. This event is an exceptional chance to engage with Bitcoin's trailblazers.


Announcements

At this event, seize the chance to stay updated and inspired by the latest advancements shaping Bitcoin startups. It's an ideal platform to learn about and utilize the Lightning network, a key technology in Bitcoin innovation.

Speaker Panels

Startup Day offers a chance to learn from experienced Bitcoin entrepreneurs about the evolving Bitcoin market and future trends. Gain essential strategies for funding and expanding your Bitcoin startup, and gather insights from successful Bitcoin startup veterans.

Top Builder

Teams compete and present innovative projects at the Top Builder event during Startup Day. This competition is a highlight, promoting collaboration and creativity among participants.

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This event is a convergence of influential minds and a
platform for major announcements from top Bitcoin
companies. It features 21 notable speakers,
providing an opportunity to delve into diverse insights
and experiences. Experts will share knowledge and
reveal new developments in the Bitcoin and
entrepreneurial sectors. Join us to experience a day
where innovation meets opportunity and discover the
latest breakthroughs in the Bitcoin industry.


From over 29 international teams, we've selected the top six finalists for the exciting Final Round of the Top Builder Competition at PlebLab Startup Day.

The event includes discussion panels featuring Founders,
Builders, and Venture Capitalists.

Bitcoin Commons

601 Congress Ave. Suite 250 Austin, TX 78701

Bitcoin Commons

601 Congress Ave. Suite 250 Austin, TX 78701

Thursday, March 14th, 2024

8:00 AM - 7:00 PM CST

Thursday, March 14th, 2024

8:00 AM - 7:00 PM CST

Breakfast & Coffee provided. Catered lunch provided by
Chef Johnny Ochoa

Open Bar & Drinks

Swag Bag - T-Shirts, Stickers, Buttons & Goodies

Stick around for Austin BitDevs & After Party

2024 Startup Day Keynote Speaker


André Neves
Co-Founder & CTO of ZEBEDEE


André Neves
Co-Founder & CTO of ZEBEDEE

Startup Day Announcements from

Startup Day Announcements from

Join the Lightning Builders
March 14th, 2024


Join the Lightning Builders
March 14th, 2024


PlebLab Startup Day Schedule - Thursday, March 14th, 2024

Morning Sessions

  • 8:00 AM: Doors Open. Begin your day with breakfast and coffee during Check-in.

  • 8:45 AM - 9:00 AM: Opening Announcements by Master of Ceremonies, Matt Donno.

  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM: Keynote Address – Speaker To Be Announced.

  • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM: Startup Announcements – Exciting updates and reveals, speakers To Be Announced.


Mid-Morning Panels

  • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM: Successive Startup Panels – Speakers To Be Announced.


Lunch Break

  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM: Enjoy a gourmet lunch catered by K&C Cattle Co., masterfully prepared by Chef Johnny Ochoa.


Afternoon Highlight

  • 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM: The Top Builder Competition – Witness the final showdown of 6 elite Top Builder teams.


Evening Networking and Announcements

  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM: Bitcoin Startup Day Networking Event – Connect and unwind with an open bar.

  • 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM: Announcement of the Top Builder Winner – Celebrate the crowning of innovation.


Night Events

  • 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM: Austin BitDevs Meetup, hosted by Justin Moon, Buck Perly, and Ben Carman.

  • 9:30 PM - 2:00 AM: Afterparty at a To Be Announced location – Cap off an incredible day with more networking and celebration.

Join us for a day filled with inspiration, innovation, and connection at PlebLab Startup Day.

PlebLab Startup Day Schedule - Thursday, March 14th, 2024

Morning Sessions

  • 8:00 AM: Doors Open. Begin your day with breakfast and coffee during Check-in.

  • 8:45 AM - 9:00 AM: Opening Announcements by Master of Ceremonies, Matt Donno.

  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM: Keynote Address – Speaker To Be Announced.

  • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM: Startup Announcements – Exciting updates and reveals, speakers To Be Announced.


Mid-Morning Panels

  • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM: Successive Startup Panels – Speakers To Be Announced.


Lunch Break

  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM: Enjoy a gourmet lunch catered by K&C Cattle Co., masterfully prepared by Chef Johnny Ochoa.


Afternoon Highlight

  • 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM: The Top Builder Competition – Witness the final showdown of 6 elite Top Builder teams.


Evening Networking and Announcements

  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM: Bitcoin Startup Day Networking Event – Connect and unwind with an open bar.

  • 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM: Announcement of the Top Builder Winner – Celebrate the crowning of innovation.


Night Events

  • 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM: Austin BitDevs Meetup, hosted by Justin Moon, Buck Perly, and Ben Carman.

  • 9:30 PM - 2:00 AM: Afterparty at a To Be Announced location – Cap off an incredible day with more networking and celebration.

Join us for a day filled with inspiration, innovation, and connection at PlebLab Startup Day.

Full Schedule TBA

Previous
Startup Day
August 2023

Previous
Startup Day
August 2023

Bitcoin innovation meets entrepreneurial spirit.

Bitcoin innovation meets entrepreneurial spirit.

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Founder Talks, Networking
and Panels

Founder Talks, Networking
and Panels

Top Builder Competition

Breakfast, Lunch Included

Networking Happy Hour

Breakfast, Lunch Included

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Founder Talks, Networking
and Panels

Founder Talks, Networking
and Panels

Top Builder Competition

Breakfast, Lunch Included

Networking Happy Hour

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"Experience the Buzz of Austin's Bitcoin Scene"

"Experience the Buzz of Austin's Bitcoin Scene"

Embrace the energy of Austin, a city leading the charge in Bitcoin innovation. Immerse yourself in its vibrant Bitcoin community, enjoy the legendary BBQ within a stone's throw, and explore why Austin is the beacon for Bitcoin advancements. Our event, set in the lively Bitcoin Commons near PlebLab, seamlessly blends stimulating Bitcoin conversations with the unique essence of Texan Bitcoin culture.


PlebLab:
The Anchor of
Bitcoin Innovation
in Austin

PlebLab champions a mission to cultivate a diverse community of developers, hackers, creatives, and open-source enthusiasts. It's a hub where collaboration, skill enhancement, and the realization of groundbreaking ideas converge.

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Bitcoin Commons:
The Heart of Bitcoin
in Austin

Bitcoin Commons is a premier Bitcoin-focused flex space in downtown Austin, Texas. It's the go-to destination for all the major Bitcoin events in the city, embodying the pulse and spirit of Austin's thriving Bitcoin community.

Learn more

Nearby Hotels

Hyatt Centric Congress Avenue Austin

The Hyatt Centric Congress Avenue Austin, close to the Austin Convention Center, features 246 rooms and 2,560 square feet of adaptable event space with advanced audiovisuals and striking windows. Options include various meeting spaces with Congress Avenue views or the intimate Recording Lounge, complemented by Chef Steve McHugh's exquisite catering. Set to open early 2023.


The Driskill

This historic downtown hotel, established in 1886, is conveniently located near the Texas State Capitol and the Austin Convention Center. It offers classic rooms with modern amenities like flat-screen TVs, minibars, and free Wi-Fi, some featuring unique 19th-century details and balconies. Luxurious suites provide separate living areas. Dining options range from a cafe and bakery to an upscale grill and a cozy bar with live music. Additional facilities include a gym, business center, and pet-friendly amenities.

Omni Austin Hotel Downtown

Located just a block from the vibrant 6th Street entertainment district and a short walk from the Texas State Capitol, this high-rise hotel offers plush accommodations with flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, and coffeemakers. Elegant suites feature separate living areas and stunning views, with some including fitness equipment. Club rooms grant lounge access with complimentary breakfast and snacks. The hotel boasts a Southwestern restaurant in a glass atrium, a lounge/bar, a café, a rooftop pool, an exercise room, a business center, and multiple meeting rooms.


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