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Two Steps to Making Your MVP a Success with Poornima Vijayashanker

  • May 15, 2013 · 6:30 PM
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Too often companies spend a lot of time fixated on perfecting their prototype.  After putting in a lot of effort to build it, they launch, but are left wondering why users aren't using their product!  In this talk I'll cover the two most critical steps companies overlook, which can save them from wasted efforts and lead them to a successful launch.



6:30 - 7:00   Arrive, Sign in, Eat Food, Network

---------Use White Board to Post Topics, Questions, Jobs & Seekers

7:15   Welcome from Cindy

7:30 - 8:45  Poornima Vijayashanker, Founder Of BizeeBee And Femgineer, Discusses Lean Product Development Methodologies

8:30 - 9:00 Open Discussion

9:00 - 9:15 1 minute pitches: positions available/who is seeking

---------Use form to share

9:15 - end Networking

About Poornima Vijavashanker

Poornima Vijayashanker graduated from Duke University with degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science. After graduating she headed out to Silicon Valley, where she first worked for Synopsys as an R&D Engineer, and started working towards a Masters in CS at Stanford. She left her Masters to join in 2006 as the second employee, and stayed until its Intuit Acquisition for $170M in late 2009. After a 6 year yoga practice, in January 2010, she left to start BizeeBee was inspired by a Poornima's passion for yoga, and wanting to help fitness studios and instructors across the world leverage technology to make it easier to run their businesses. She is currently BizeeBee's CEO and Founder. Aside from being a coder, entrepreneur, speaker, startup advisor, and mentor to junior engineers, Poornima is the founder of, an avid traveler, foodie, and a competitive Bikram yogini.


Thanks to our San Mateo location host and food sponsor!

Marketo is hiring!


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  • Vidya R.

    Cindy- thank you for this event. Were you going to share Poornima's slide deck with everyone?

    May 17, 2013

  • Vidya R.

    Poornima- fantastic as always! Great venue.

    May 17, 2013

  • Cindy F S.

    Marketo is going public next week. Check out open positions: If you're interested in one, specify which position, match your resume to align, send it to me and I'll get it walked over to the specific hiring manager!

    May 17, 2013

  • Pamela D.

    Great speaker, wonderful hosts (thank you Glen and Cindy!).

    1 · May 15, 2013

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