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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, July 26th, 2013

to

Sunday, July 28th, 2013

Schedule

Friday
6:15 PM Doors open: dinner and networking
7:00 PM Welcome
7:15 PM Pitches: 50 seconds each, Attendees vote on best pitches
7:45 PM Teams solidify
8:15 PM Workshop I: Javelin Board – Grace Ng, Co-Founder and Design Lead at LSM
8:45 PM Fireside Chat: “ 3 Pivots from MVP to the Largest Retailer in the World” - Cheryl Yeoh, Co-Founder and CEO of Reclip.It
9:15 PM Teams begin working
11:00 PM Venue closes

Saturday
9:00 AM Breakfast
9:30 AM Workshop II: Customer Development – “The Lean Toolbox” Cindy Alvarez, Yammer, Head Product design and User Experience
10:00 AM Workshop III: Customer Development –“How to Interview Customers” Jason Evanish, Co-Founder, Greenhorn Connect
10:30 AM Teams 'Get Out of the Building'
12:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM Workshop IV: Lean Beginnings “The Modify Watches Story” – Aaron Schwartz , co-founder and CEO of Modify Industries, Inc
2:00 PM Teams 'Get Out of the Building'
6:30 PM Dinner is Served
7:00 PM Workshop V: Concierge – "Failing to Lean is Leaning to Fail - My Startup Journey"- Rohit Mathur, Co-Founder & CEO MakeMyDabba.com
7:30 PM Get Out of the Building
11:00 PM - Venue Closes

Sunday
10:00 AM Breakfast
10:45 AM Guest Speaker: Rich Winley on how I built my company, NoChains
11:00 AM Workshop VI: "How I Won LSM and Brought Lean Startup Home"- Mark Abramson, Founder of Forward Thought, co-founder Medicine of Cycling and Vice Chairman of USA Cycling
11:30 AM Teams 'Get Out of the Building'
1:00 PM Lunch
3:30 PM Submit final slide deck
3:45 PM Judges arrive
4:00 PM Final presentations begin
5:30 PM Sponsor’s presentation: A presentation by Elance
6:00 PM Closing remarks / winners are announced
6:30 PM Venue closes

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What People Are Saying

Chipvara
Chip Vara
Professor, University of Florida
“[This workshop] should be a critical part of any college entrepreneurial education program.“
Ericries
Eric Ries
Author, The Lean Startup
“The leading edge of the startup movement.“
Jenniferdu
Jennifer Du
CEO, Before Drink
“It gave me the knowledge, power, and belief that I can do something great“
Dannymaloney
Danny Maloney
CEO, Tailwind, ex-AOL
“[The workshop] opened my eyes to many flaws in my current product development process.“
Rachelsklar
Rachel Sklar
Founder/CEO, TheLi.st
“The most diverse and gender-balanced workshop I’ve been to.“
Dianalinton
Morgan & Daina Linton
Co-Founders, Fashion Metric
“You will not come out the same person.“
Eisenmann
Thomas R. Eisenmann
Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
“Aspiring entrepreneurs should attend Lean Startup Machine.“
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.“

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