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The Event

Lean Startup Machine (LSM) is a three-day workshop on building a successful business. Most new ventures fail because they build something no one wants. LSM teaches you a process for discovering which products will succeed in the marketplace and which won't. LSM is an immersive, 48-hour educational experience, NOT a conference and NOT a hackathon.

When

Friday, September 27th, 2013

to

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

Schedule

Friday
7:00 PM Doors open: dinner and networking
7:45 PM Welcome
8:00 PM Introduction to Lean Methodology & Javelin Board Tutorial
8:15 PM Collective Pitches: 50 seconds each & Attendees vote on best pitches
9:00 PM Teams solidify
9:15 PM Jennifer Du speaks about LSM Alumni Case Study
9:30 PM Teams begin working
11:00 PM Venue closes

Saturday
9:00 AM Doors Open, Breakfast is Served
9:30 AM Erica Douglass speaks about Customer Development
10:00 AM Elance Intro
10:05 AM Teams Get out of the Building
1:00 PM Steve Sanderson Speaks About Pitching An MVP
1:30 PM Teams Get Out Of The Building
5:15 PM Anthony Carrano speaks about Landing Page Design
5:45 PM Dinner is Served
6:30 PM Tim Gasper speaks about Concierge when using LSM
7:00 PM Teams Get out of the Building
11:00 PM - Venue Closes

Sunday
9:00 AM Doors Open Breakfast is Served
9:30 AM Mellie Price delivers Keynote Speech
10:00 AM Teams Get Out Of The Building
1:00 PM Lunch is Served
3:00 PM Team Submit Final Slide Deck
3:10 PM Josh Kerr speaks about "How to Win a Pitch Competition"
3:30 PM Elance Presentation
3:40 PM Judges Take Seats and Presentations Begin
6:00 PM Closing remarks / winners are announced
6:30 PM Venue closes closed, attendees head to a local bar

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What People Are Saying

Jenniferdu
Jennifer Du
CEO, Before Drink
“It gave me the knowledge, power, and belief that I can do something great“
Dianalinton
Morgan & Daina Linton
Co-Founders, Fashion Metric
“You will not come out the same person.“
Danielloreto
Daniel Loreto
Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Venrock, ex-Google
“[The workshop] is about getting outside the bubble. Google Wave would have benefited a lot from more user engagement and feedback.“
Ericries
Eric Ries
Author, The Lean Startup
“The leading edge of the startup movement.“
Chipvara
Chip Vara
Professor, University of Florida
“[This workshop] should be a critical part of any college entrepreneurial education program.“
Dannymaloney
Danny Maloney
CEO, Tailwind, ex-AOL
“[The workshop] opened my eyes to many flaws in my current product development process.“
Dainakander
Diana Kander
Author, All in Startup
“I learn something new every time. It will develop your Lean muscles and keep them in shape.“
Rachelsklar
Rachel Sklar
Founder/CEO, TheLi.st
“The most diverse and gender-balanced workshop I’ve been to.“

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