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Startup Hacking: An Evening with Steve Blank

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Price: $25.00 /per person

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• 6:45pm Doors open for registration. (Light refreshments served)
• 7:15pm Event starts. (Doors close)
• 9:15pm Networking (Stay for a beer)
* Please be sure to get to the event with enough time to park, register and get seated. Doors will close at 7:15pm.
Learn all about Business Model generation and Customer development for your Startup by Steve Blank, Author of
The Four Steps to the Epiphany
The Startup Owner's Manual
, essential reads for every Start-up Founder.
Steve Blank is a Silicon Valley serial-entrepreneur and academician who is based in Pescadero, California. Blank is recognized for developing the Customer Development methodology, which launched the Lean Startup movement.
Blank is also the co-founder of E.piphany. Blank has spent over thirty years within the high technology industry. He has founded or worked within eight startup companies, four of which have gone public.
Blank's Google Tech talk, The Secret History of Silicon Valley, offers a widely regarded insider's perspective on the emerging Silicon Valley's start-up innovation. Blank has published three books: The Four Steps to the Epiphany, Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost and The Startup Owner's Manual.
Blank teaches and writes about Customer Development and is a consulting associate professor of entrepreneurship at Stanford. He currently lectures at the Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley, Columbia University and the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). Together with the Entrepreneurship Center at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), he created a version of Lean Launchpad for Life Sciences and Healthcare which he taught there in the fall 2013.
About the Host:
The Host of the Event is J.D. Schramm ( (popularly known as JD "Master of Communication" by Stanford students), Stanford GSB/Ignite Professor, TED speaker, and Founding Director of Mastery in Communication Initiative (
Parking Instructions:
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