Monday:

  • Get to know one another activities
  • Guest speakers from local startups
  • Explore customer problems
  • Form teams

Tuesday:

  • Field trip to local startup
  • Engage with potential customers
  • Define customer needs

Wednesday:

  • Field trip to local maker space or fab lab
  • Ideate and build solution prototypes
  • Test with peers and iterate solutions

Thursday:

  • Field trip to test prototypes with potential customers
  • Iterate solutions
  • Develop business model and brand

Friday:

  • Develop pitch presentation
  • Pitch Competition with panel of judges and community audience

2016 Epiic Experiences Field Trips:

IDEO Cambridge: http://www.ideo.com
A global design firm that takes a human-centered, design-based approach to helping organizations in the public and private sectors innovate and grow. 

Google Cambridge: http://www.google.com/about/careers/locations/cambridge
The Google Cambridge office is a hub for both engineering and sales, located in a hotspot for startups and bright minds. Engineers contribute to such high-visibility products as Search, YouTube, Chrome, Android, Image Search, Google Play for Education, and Newsstand.

Microsoft Technology Center: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/mtc/locations/boston.aspx
Where customers' tech people work alongside Microsoft tech people to imagine, design and create together.

StartUp Institute: https://www.startupinstitute.com/boston/
Want to thrive at a tech company? Learn how in 8-weeks. We are an experience, not just another school. Not an incubator, and not a one-off skills class. 

WeWork: http://www.wework.com/locations/boston
WeWork's mission is to create a world where people work to make a life, not just a living.