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Attend Lean Startup Machine in Munich

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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, August 9th, 2013


Sunday, August 11th, 2013


5:45 PM Doors open: dinner and networking
6:00 PM Short introduction and welcome from YouIsNow
6:15 PM Introductions from the LSM team+ Ice Breaker
6:30 Pitches: 50 seconds each
7:00 PM Attendees vote on best pitches
7:45 PM Teams solidify
8:00 PM Workshop I: Validation Board
8:30 PM Fireside Chat from Nicolas Dittberner
9:15 PM Teams begin working
11:00 PM Venue Closes

9:00 AM - Doors Open & Breakfast is Served
9:30 AM- Customer Development Presentation by Dan Toma
10:30 AM - Teams Get Out Of The Building
1:30 PM - Pitch MVP Presentation by Christian Kählig
2:00 PM - Landing Page Design Presentation by Michael Heimrich
2:30 PM - Teams Get Out Of The Building
6:00 PM - Dinner is Served
6:30 PM - Concierge MVP Presentation by Christian Kählig
10:30 PM - Venue Closes

10:00 AM - Doors Open & Breakfast is Served
11:00 AM- How to win Lean Startup Machine done by MC
11:30 AM - Teams 'Get Out of The Building'
1:00 PM - Lunch is Served
3:15 PM - Presentation Slides Due
3:45 PM - Presentation from Autoscout24 on successfully implementing Lean into corporations
4:00 PM - Judges Take Seats and Team Presentations Begin
5:30 PM - Presentations Finish
6:00 PM - Winners Announced
6:30 PM - Venue closes closed, attendees head to a local bar for some hefeweizen's!

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What People Are Saying

Jennifer Du
CEO, Before Drink
“It gave me the knowledge, power, and belief that I can do something great“
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.“
Thomas R. Eisenmann
Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
“Aspiring entrepreneurs should attend Lean Startup Machine.“
Rachel Sklar
“The most diverse and gender-balanced workshop I’ve been to.“
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.“
Eric Ries
Author, The Lean Startup
“The leading edge of the startup movement.“
Chip Vara
Professor, University of Florida
“[This workshop] should be a critical part of any college entrepreneurial education program.“
Morgan & Daina Linton
Co-Founders, Fashion Metric
“You will not come out the same person.“

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