Can't travel to San Francisco for the Startup Lessons Learned Conference on April 23, but still want to see it live amongst other ambitious Internet entrepreneurs? Thanks to the organisers and entrepreneurs for the future, StartupMill is proud to bring the conference to Birmingham and would love your company. Since it kicks off at 9am Pacific Time, it will be an event starting at 5pm UK time and running into the night. It's going to be exciting!
Here's the official description:
Startup Lessons Learned is the first event designed to unite those interested in what it takes to succeed in building a lean startup. The goal for this event is to give practitioners and students of the lean startup methodology the opportunity to hear insights from leaders in embracing and deploying the core principles of the lean startup methodology. The day-long event will feature a mix of panels and talks focused on the key challenges and issues that technical and market-facing people at startups need to understand in order to succeed in building successful lean startups.
Confirmed Speakers and Participating Mentors:
Agenda (times in Pacific Time, live from San Francisco) Kicks off at 5PM in the UK:
8 AM - 9:20 Registration
9:20 - 9:30 AM Welcome
*Eric Ries, Host, Startup Lessons Learned
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Build Keynote
*Speaker to be announced
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Continuous Deployment Case Study: WiredReach
*Ash Maruya, WiredReach
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Agile Development Case Study: Grockit
*Farb Nivi, Grockit
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Case Study: "But Does it Scale?"
* Tim Fitz, James Birchler, and Brett Durrett, IMVU
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Lunch
12;30 - 1:00 PM Conversation: Getting to Plan B
* Randy Komisar, KPCB
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Minimum Viable Product Case Study: Aardvark
*Max Ventilla and Damon Horowitz, Google (Aardvark)
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM Pivot Case Study: Flowtown
*Dan Martell and Ethan Bloch, Flowtown
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Pivot Case Study: KISSmetrics
*Hiten Shah, KISSmetrics
2:30 PM - 3:20 PM But What about Design? Minimum Desirable Product
*Andrew Chen (Futuristic Play), Laura Klein, Dave McClure, Rashmi Sinha
3:20 PM - 3:45 PM Afternoon Break
3:45 PM - 4:15 PM Customer Development 2.0
4:15 PM - 4:45 PM Is Customer Development Marketing? Food on the Table Case Study
*Manuel Rosso, Food on the Table
4:45 PM - 5:15 PM Customer Development Case Study: Dropbox
*Drew Houston, Dropbox
5:15 PM - 5:45 PM Customer Development Case Study: PB Works
*David Weekly, PBworks
5:45 PM - 6:30 PM Customer Development Panel
*Cindy Alvarez, Brant Cooper, Sean Ellis, Matt Johnson
This event is intended for people on the front line of delivering products. If you are a start-up founder, an employee engaged in customer or product development role at a company of any stage, or someone at a large company looking to bring the lean startup methodology to your company, we encourage you to attend the event.
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