Do you have a business idea and want to bring it to market? Want to bootstrap it/work on it on the side? How do you even know that your effort will be worth it in the end? The Lean Startup methodology might be what you're looking for. The Lean Startup method adapts the principles of Lean Manufacturing and applies them to starting a business. The primary principle of Lean is avoiding waste. Waste in this case is effort spent in time and/or money, building something without validation that it will be successful. Think of the DotComs in the late 90s that spent millions of dollars following a plan only to fail spectacularly because that plan was riddled with assumptions that proved to be false. Following the Lean startup method, you test all of your assumptions and validate them, then you build. This meetup is for people interested in building a startup the Lean way.