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Attend Lean Startup Machine in Washington DC

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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

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

to

Saturday, March 17th, 2012

Schedule

Microsoft Offices
5404 Wisconsin Ave,
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

FRIDAY, March 15
6:00 PM - Pitches
7:30 PM - Teams Solidify/Keynote
8:00 PM - Speakers
9:00 PM - Execute
11:00 PM - Venue Closes

SATURDAY, March 16
9:00 AM - Doors Open
12:00 PM - Lunch Workshops
6:00 PM - Dinner Workshops
7:00 PM - Leader Meeting
11:00 PM - Venue Closes

SUNDAY, March 17
9:00 AM - Doors Open
12:00 PM - Lunch Workshops
3:15 PM - Presentation Slides Due
4:00 PM - Judges Take Seats
5:30 PM - Presentations Finish - Beverages Served
6:00 PM - Winners Announced
7:30 PM - Venue is cleaned & closed, attendees head to a local bar

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What People Are Saying

Eisenmann
Thomas R. Eisenmann
Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
“Aspiring entrepreneurs should attend Lean Startup Machine.“
Dianalinton
Morgan & Daina Linton
Co-Founders, Fashion Metric
“You will not come out the same person.“
Lanehaley
Lane Halley
UX Consultant, Lane Halley Consulting
“Unlike hackathons, winners at Lean Startup Machine are judged solely on the amount of validation achieved.“
Dainakander
Diana Kander
Author, All in Startup
“I learn something new every time. It will develop your Lean muscles and keep them in shape.“
Dannymaloney
Danny Maloney
CEO, Tailwind, ex-AOL
“[The workshop] opened my eyes to many flaws in my current product development process.“
Ericries
Eric Ries
Author, The Lean Startup
“The leading edge of the startup movement.“
Bobmetcalfe
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.“
Rachelsklar
Rachel Sklar
Founder/CEO, TheLi.st
“The most diverse and gender-balanced workshop I’ve been to.“

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