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Attend Lean Startup Machine in Beijing

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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.


Friday, October 25th, 2013


Sunday, October 27th, 2013


6:00 PM - Doors Open
6:30 PM - Dinner
7:00 PM - Welcome and Keynote Speaker
7:15 PM - Workshop 1: LSM Winner Case Study
7:30 PM - Workshop 2: Javelin Board Presentation
8:00 PM - Time to Pitch! (50 Seconds)
8:30 PM - Vote and form Teams
8:45 PM - Teams begin working
10:00 PM - Venue closes

9:00 AM - Doors Open & Breakfast
9:30 AM - Workshop 3: Customer Development
10:00 AM - Get out of the Building!
1:30 PM - Workshop 4: Pitch MVP / Landing Page
2:00 PM - Get out of the Building!
6:00 PM - Dinner
6:30 PM - Workshop 5: Concierge MVP
10:00 PM - Venue Closes

10:00 AM - Doors Open & Breakfast
10:30 AM - Get out of the Building!
1:00 PM - Lunch
3:30 PM - Final Presentation Decks are Due
4:00 PM - Final Presentations Begin
6:00 PM - Winners Announced
6:30 PM - Venue closes closed, attendees head to a local bar hosted by PunchPunch.Me

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What People Are Saying

Diana Kander
Author, All in Startup
“I learn something new every time. It will develop your Lean muscles and keep them in shape.“
Bob Metcalfe
Co-Inventor of Ethernet, UT Austin
“If I’d had Lean Startup Machine in 1979 at 3COM, I could have skipped 1980-1983.“
Eric Ries
Author, The Lean Startup
“The leading edge of the startup movement.“
Lane Halley
UX Consultant, Lane Halley Consulting
“Unlike hackathons, winners at Lean Startup Machine are judged solely on the amount of validation achieved.“
Danny Maloney
CEO, Tailwind, ex-AOL
“[The workshop] opened my eyes to many flaws in my current product development process.“
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.“
Jennifer Du
CEO, Before Drink
“It gave me the knowledge, power, and belief that I can do something great“
Thomas R. Eisenmann
Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
“Aspiring entrepreneurs should attend Lean Startup Machine.“

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