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How to Build a Startup; 2014 - A year of the Lucky Horse! - Toastmasters Event

Bring your laptop and headset and have a fun Sunday afternoon.


1:00-2:15pm Study Group

2:30-4:00pm 2014 - A year of the Lucky Horse! - themed Toastmaster event

Healthy refreshments will be served.

About Study Group:

Learn the key tools and steps to build a successful startup (or at least reduce the risk of failure). An introduction to the basics of Steve Blank's famous Customer Development process. - By Udacity

Please watch video lectures before coming to the discussion:

If you're taking a different class, you can sit at one of the many desks at Hacker Dojo and make it a quiet study time with your laptop and headset before joining our Toastmasters event at 2:30pm.

About Study Group Toastmasters event:

We regularly invite a Distinguished Toastmaster or speech champion to teach fundamental skills, such as facilitating a great meeting, story telling, vocal variety, and engaging the audience.

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  • Rick E.

    There was interest in non-technical startups in our discussion on Sunday. I just ran across this book which my address those interests:

    January 8, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Thank you, Rick, for being so thoughtful. Will check it out.

      January 8, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    amazing and inspirational. what a great way to start the year.

    January 6, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great TM Club meeting! Following after a very lively Study Group discussion. Good to see so many new members dropping in to experience this unique gathering!

    January 5, 2014

  • Pam

    My kids haven't left to go back to Davis so probably be there about 2:30. Will Steve Blank be speaking again on the Start-ups topic? I'm missing this unfortunately.

    January 5, 2014

  • Jen

    Happy New Year! Do you enjoy the video lectures of "how to build a startup?" Before coming to the study group, please at least watch:

    "Get out of the building (customer development process)"!/c-ep245/l[masked]/m[masked]

    "Minimum viable product"!/c-ep245/l[masked]/m[masked]

    These two concepts are gist of the class. If you have experience in gathering information from customers and making initial features as minimum as possible, please share with us.

    See you Sunday afternoon!

    January 3, 2014

  • Eri K.

    The last time I said that I will do "time keeper".
    But I am not sure what time i can go.
    Can you change to other person?

    Before 4:00pm, I will go there!

    December 28, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Erin, No worry. We'll find a replacement for timer. Please keep in mind that our Toastmasters meeting starts at 2:30pm and ends at 4:00pm. Do feel free to contact me if you have further questions: [masked]. Thank you. See you soon. =)

      1 · December 28, 2013

    • Eri K.

      Thank you. Have a nice New Years!

      December 30, 2013

  • Pam

    Looking forward to this.

    1 · December 29, 2013

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