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Livestream Simulcast for Lean Startup Conference Norfolk VA

12/3/2012 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM

On December 3, the biggest names in the Lean Startup world and a slew of entrepreneurs will gather at The Lean Startup Conference in San Francisco. Silicon Anchor was named the official simulcast partner for Norfolk/ Virginia Beach and will stream the entire single-track event at Hatch. Join us to watch, learn and discuss how to be more innovative, use people’s time better, and be more successful.

Whether you’re new to Lean Startup methods or have been putting these practices to use in your organization, this event promises to educate and inform. The Lean Startup Conference brings together innovators from startups, Fortune 500 companies, government agencies and non-profit organizations to share lessons for building profitable lean organizations. More than 30 entrepreneurs will speak about their first-hand experiences, with keynotes including:

Marc Andreessen, co-founder and general partner at Andreessen Horowitz

Steve Blank, serial entrepreneur, author, lecturer at Stanford

Beth Comstock, chief marketing officer at GE

Eric Ries, author of The Lean Startup

While knowledge about the new science of entrepreneurship has gone global, startup ecosystems are always local. Come to Hatch at 12 noon, to meet fellow Norfolk/ Virginia Beach entrepreneurs interested in creating and managing successful startups.

“Lean Startup isn't about being cheap [but is about] being less wasteful and still doing things that are big.”

- Eric Ries

To learn more about the conference and its speakers, visit The Lean Startup Conference at http://leanstartup.co/. Read about the Lean Startup movement and principles at http://theleanstartup.com/.

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

1

Eric Ries

Opening Remarks

2

Diane Tavenner

Running Short Experiments During a Long Product Cycle

3

Tendai Charasika

Ten Ways to Get Out of the Building

4

Tereza Nemessanyi and Eric Ries

What Is Innovation Accounting?

5

Beth Comstock and Eric Ries

A Conversation with Beth Comstock, SVP at GE, about Bringing Lean Startup to Life at One of the World's Biggest Companies

6

Jessica Scorpio

Prototyping to Validate a Big Idea at Getaround

7

Danny Kim

Fast, Cheap and In Control: Testing the Market for a New Kind of Car

8

Lane Halley

I (Heart) Ugly

9

Matt Brezina

Secrets of Rapid Mobile App Development

2: 30 PM - 4:00 PM

1

Ron J. Williams

On the Way to Lean Startup: Curvy and Working it Out

2

Andres Glusman

Failure is Great and Other Myths About Adopting Lean Startup

3

Evan Henshaw-Plath , Sam McAfee, and Melissa Sedano

How Engineers Embrace Lean Startup

4

Jocelyn Wyatt

We Went to West Africa and Learned Our Key Assumptions Were Wrong

5

Adam Goldstein

Moving Fast While Caring About Design at Hipmunk

6

Justin Wilcox

Testing MVPs with Crowdfunding

7

Alejandro Velez and Nikhil Arora

Making Decisions By Ignoring Sales Metrics

8

Stephanie Hay

Lean Content: Testing Marketing Copy (Instead of Spinning Your Wheels)

9

Steve Blank

10,000 Startups

5:20 PM - 6:45 PM

1

George Bilbrey

Running a Lean Startup Sales Process

2

Ivory Madison

Bonfire of the Vanity Metrics: Numbers You're Still Using and Shouldn't

3

Ash Maurya

Innovation Accounting in Practice

4

Leah Busque

Lean Marketing

5

Dan Milstein

How To Run a 5 Whys (With Humans, Not Robots)

6

Robert Fan

The Challenge of Sustaining Disruptive Innovation When You Meet Success

7:15 PM - 8:15 PM

1

Charles Hudson

Making the Call on a Platform Pivot

2

Dave Binetti

One Year Later: Lessons from Votizen

3

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