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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

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

to

Sunday, March 25th, 2012

Schedule

FRIDAY March 23
6:00 PM - Pitches
7:30 PM - Teams Solidify
8:00 PM - Speakers
9:00 PM - Execute
11:00 PM - Venue Closes

SATURDAY March 24
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 25
9:00 AM - Doors Open
12:00 PM - Lunch Workshops
3:30 PM - Presentation Slides Due
4:00 PM - Judges Take Seats
6:30 PM - Winners Announced

(event schedule subject to change)

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What People Are Saying

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“
Lanehaley
Lane Halley
UX Consultant, Lane Halley Consulting
“Unlike hackathons, winners at Lean Startup Machine are judged solely on the amount of validation achieved.“
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.“
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.“
Rachelsklar
Rachel Sklar
Founder/CEO, TheLi.st
“The most diverse and gender-balanced workshop I’ve been to.“
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.“

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