Lean Startup Gold: How SimplePrints took 3 pivots from $0 to $1M+
Thursday, February 27, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PST)
Menlo Park, CA
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- 6:30 pm - Doors open for food, beer & networking
- 7:15 pm - Alex's Talk
- 8:00 pm - Q&A, Discussion
- 8:15 pm - Networking
Main Talk: 3 Pivots from 0 to a Million Dollars with Alex Oliveira
How do you go from just another social-networking app with $0 to $1Million in revenue in a matter of weeks? Come hear the story of Alex Oliveira, the CEO of Simpleprints. You will learn the iterations that he and his team took to find product-market-fit, and discover how he and his team successfully put lean startup methods into practice to find a real customer problem with a minimum viable segment and produce traction by focusing on innovation accounting metrics.
About Alex Oliveira:
Alex graduated from MIT with a masters in CS and gained internship experience with Google and Microsoft before joining a small startup called Thread.com which was acquired by Warner Brothers. Two years ago, after being inspired by the Lean Startup movement, Alex graduated from college, moved to Silicon Valley and his company Simpleprints.com is now selling over 200 photobooks every single day.
Beer, food, and a good hang with great people is included thanks to the price tag. After expenses, extra proceeds go to building out the Lean Startup Circle Silicon Valley initiative to benefit the community.
**PRE-ORDER, TICKET-BUNDLE SPECIAL**
Receive a 50% discount when you pre-purchase a bundle to attend the next 3 events. Receive a 40% discount when you pre-purchase a bundle to attend the next 2 events.
-- UPCOMING EVENTS INCLUDED IN BUNDLE(s):
-March 12th -- Mark Thomas, CEO of Reesio.com will walk us step-by-step through the Deck he used to raise $1M+ in financing with (almost) no traction.
-March 27th -- Gary Swart, CEO of oDesk.com will discuss lessons learned, and how lean startup methods helped him to grow the company to now 10 million freelance workers from 180 countries with $750 million in 2013 billings.