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Attend Lean Startup Machine in Los Angeles

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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 21st, 2012

to

Sunday, September 23rd, 2012

Schedule

FRIDAY, September 21
6:00 PM - Check In
6:30 PM - Pitches
7:45 PM - Teams Solidify
8:00 PM - Organizer Kickoff
8:30 PM - Keynote
9:00 PM - Demo: Validation Board
9:30 PM - Start Working!
11:00 PM - Venue Closes

SATURDAY, September 22
9:00 AM - Venue Opens
9:30 AM - Breakfast Workshop
10:15 AM - Get out of the Building
1:00 PM - Lunch Workshops
6:30 PM - Dinner Workshop
7:00 PM - Leader Meeting
11:00 PM - Venue Closes

SUNDAY, September 23
9:00 AM - Venue Opens
1:00 PM - Lunch; Begin Final Slide Deck
3:45 PM - Presentation Slides Due
4:15 PM - Judges Take Seats
6:30 PM - Winners Announced
8:00 PM - Venue Closes; convene at local bar

(event schedule subject to change)

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What People Are Saying

Dianalinton
Morgan & Daina Linton
Co-Founders, Fashion Metric
“You will not come out the same person.“
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.“
Eisenmann
Thomas R. Eisenmann
Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
“Aspiring entrepreneurs should attend Lean Startup Machine.“
Rachelsklar
Rachel Sklar
Founder/CEO, TheLi.st
“The most diverse and gender-balanced workshop I’ve been to.“
Hnshah
Hiten Shah
Co-Founder, Kissmetrics
“This is not a hackathon. The education you get at Lean Startup Machine helps you actually stop wasting everyone’s time. This is the future of creating business.“
Dannymaloney
Danny Maloney
CEO, Tailwind, ex-AOL
“[The workshop] opened my eyes to many flaws in my current product development process.“
Lanehaley
Lane Halley
UX Consultant, Lane Halley Consulting
“Unlike hackathons, winners at Lean Startup Machine are judged solely on the amount of validation achieved.“

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