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Lean Startup Gold: How SimplePrints took 3 pivots from $0 to $1M+

  • Feb 27, 2014 · 6:30 PM

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 amazing 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 and a minimum viable segment to produce traction by focusing on innovation accounting metrics. 

**To attend this event, you must purchase tickets through Eventbrite


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

 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 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 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.

Tickets Here: 


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. 


-March 12th -- Mark Thomas, CEO of will walk us step-by-step through the 20+ iterations of a value proposition Deck that he used to raise $1M+ in financing with (almost) no traction. 

-March 27th -- Gary Swart, CEO of will discuss lessons learned, and how lean startup methods helped him to grow oDesk to over 10 million freelance workers from 180 countries with $750 million in 2013 billings. 

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  • Doug G.

    great example of customer development

    February 28, 2014

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