• The Product and Innovation Unconference - May 2019

    The Product and Innovation Unconference brings together product development, technology, and business professionals from many different disciplines to teach and learn from each other in an impromptu conference format. *** Important: *** You must purchase your ticket here (registering on Meetup is not sufficient): http://bit.ly/2GhrcGR *** Who typically attends? *** Attendees include anyone involved in creating new technology products and innovations! Many of our attendees are: • Product Managers / Product Owners • Startup Founders • Designers (UI, UX, Communication) • User Researchers • Marketers (Growth, Product, Brand) • Sales professionals • Customer Success professionals • People involved in innovation projects • Consultants and Coaches • Students *** Details *** Each month members share their knowledge in open spaces. Sessions are proposed by attendees at the start of the event and there are no pre-set topics. The unconference typically has 3 concurrent tracks and there is always something for everyone. The vast majority of the sessions are in "round-table" format, meaning that they are a discussion amongst everybody in the room. But, some people come in with a short presentation or workshop that they offer as a session. Anyone can propose a session to: • Share their knowledge • Ask for help • Discuss a topic NO SOLICITATIONS! *** Example Sessions from Past Events *** • Laura Klein, author of UX for Lean Startups - Q&A • David Bland, Founder at Precoil - What do I do with this customer development data? • Gagan Biyani & Morgan Springer, founders of Sprig - Q&A • Jez Humble, author of Lean Enterprise - Q&A • Alex Cowan, author of Starting a Tech Business - Storyboarding • Mair Dundon, UX Facilitator at QuietAction - Self Persona Workshop • Jacob Esparza, CEO of Making Friends - Lessons Learned from Steve Blank's Lean Launch Pad *** Schedule *** • 6:00 pm - Doors open for food, beer & networking • 6:45 pm - Begin the UnConference! • 7:00 pm - UnConference session 1 • 7:40 pm - UnConference session 2 • 8:20 pm - UnConference session 3 *** How much does it cost? *** • $10 if you get an early-bird ticket (ends on 4/29) • $20 if you get a regular ticket (ends on 5/12) • $30 if you get a late-bird ticket *** Is there food? Drinks? Beer? *** Beer (if you're 21 or older) and pizza is included thanks to the price tag. If we get a generous sponsor, we'll upgrade and get some better food! *** Hey! Wasn't this called the Lean Startup Circle Unconference previously? *** Yes! Historically, this event was known as the Lean Startup Circle Unconference. In order to broaden the conversation and diversify the attendee base, we've decided to not merely focus the event on startups or exclusively on the topic of The Lean Startup, a popular business book that spearheaded a large movement in the world of business and product development. *** I can't make this event, how can I get on your mailing list? *** Sign up here: http://bit.ly/tpiu-email *** Tickets *** Buy tickets here: http://bit.ly/2GhrcGR

  • The Product and Innovation Unconference - April 2019

    The Product and Innovation Unconference brings together product development, technology, and business professionals from many different disciplines to teach and learn from each other in an impromptu conference format. *** Important: *** You must purchase your ticket here (registering on Meetup is not sufficient): http://bit.ly/2VVRaEH *** Who typically attends? *** Attendees include anyone involved in creating new technology products and innovations! Many of our attendees are: • Product Managers / Product Owners • Startup Founders • Designers (UI, UX, Communication) • User Researchers • Marketers (Growth, Product, Brand) • Sales professionals • Customer Success professionals • People involved in innovation projects • Consultants and Coaches • Students *** Details *** Each month members share their knowledge in open spaces. Sessions are proposed by attendees at the start of the event and there are no pre-set topics. The unconference typically has 3 concurrent tracks and there is always something for everyone. The vast majority of the sessions are in "round-table" format, meaning that they are a discussion amongst everybody in the room. But, some people come in with a short presentation or workshop that they offer as a session. Anyone can propose a session to: • Share their knowledge • Ask for help • Discuss a topic NO SOLICITATIONS! *** Example Sessions from Past Events *** • Laura Klein, author of UX for Lean Startups - Q&A • David Bland, Founder at Precoil - What do I do with this customer development data? • Gagan Biyani & Morgan Springer, founders of Sprig - Q&A • Jez Humble, author of Lean Enterprise - Q&A • Alex Cowan, author of Starting a Tech Business - Storyboarding • Mair Dundon, UX Facilitator at QuietAction - Self Persona Workshop • Jacob Esparza, CEO of Making Friends - Lessons Learned from Steve Blank's Lean Launch Pad *** Schedule *** • 6:00 pm - Doors open for food, beer & networking • 6:45 pm - Begin the UnConference! • 7:00 pm - UnConference session 1 • 7:40 pm - UnConference session 2 • 8:20 pm - UnConference session 3 *** How much does it cost? *** • $10 if you get an early-bird ticket (ends on 4/01) • $20 if you get a regular ticket (ends on 4/15) • $30 if you get a late-bird ticket *** Is there food? Drinks? Beer? *** Beer (if you're 21 or older) and pizza is included thanks to the price tag. If we get a generous sponsor, we'll upgrade and get some better food! *** Hey! Wasn't this called the Lean Startup Circle Unconference previously? *** Yes! Historically, this event was known as the Lean Startup Circle Unconference. In order to broaden the conversation and diversify the attendee base, we've decided to not merely focus the event on startups or exclusively on the topic of The Lean Startup, a popular business book that spearheaded a large movement in the world of business and product development. *** I can't make this event, how can I get on your mailing list? *** Sign up here: http://bit.ly/tpiu-email *** Tickets *** Buy tickets here: http://bit.ly/2VVRaEH

  • The Product and Innovation Unconference - March 2019

    The Product and Innovation Unconference brings together product development, technology, and business professionals from many different disciplines to teach and learn from each other in an impromptu conference format. *** Important: *** You must purchase your ticket here (registering on Meetup is not sufficient): http://bit.ly/2BHir6o *** Who typically attends? *** Attendees include anyone involved in creating new technology products and innovations! Many of our attendees are: • Product Managers / Product Owners • Startup Founders • Designers (UI, UX, Communication) • User Researchers • Marketers (Growth, Product, Brand) • Sales professionals • Customer Success professionals • People involved in innovation projects • Consultants and Coaches • Students *** Details *** Each month members share their knowledge in open spaces. Sessions are proposed by attendees at the start of the event and there are no pre-set topics. The unconference typically has 3 concurrent tracks and there is always something for everyone. The vast majority of the sessions are in "round-table" format, meaning that they are a discussion amongst everybody in the room. But, some people come in with a short presentation or workshop that they offer as a session. Anyone can propose a session to: • Share their knowledge • Ask for help • Discuss a topic NO SOLICITATIONS! *** Example Sessions from Past Events *** • Laura Klein, author of UX for Lean Startups - Q&A • David Bland, Founder at Precoil - What do I do with this customer development data? • Gagan Biyani & Morgan Springer, founders of Sprig - Q&A • Jez Humble, author of Lean Enterprise - Q&A • Alex Cowan, author of Starting a Tech Business - Storyboarding • Mair Dundon, UX Facilitator at QuietAction - Self Persona Workshop • Jacob Esparza, CEO of Making Friends - Lessons Learned from Steve Blank's Lean Launch Pad *** Schedule *** • 6:00 pm - Doors open for food, beer & networking • 6:45 pm - Begin the UnConference! • 7:00 pm - UnConference session 1 • 7:40 pm - UnConference session 2 • 8:20 pm - UnConference session 3 *** How much does it cost? *** • $10 if you get an early-bird ticket (ends on 3/04) • $20 if you get a regular ticket (ends on 3/18) • $30 if you get a late-bird ticket *** Is there food? Drinks? Beer? *** Beer (if you're 21 or older) and pizza is included thanks to the price tag. If we get a generous sponsor, we'll upgrade and get some better food! *** Hey! Wasn't this called the Lean Startup Circle Unconference previously? *** Yes! Historically, this event was known as the Lean Startup Circle Unconference. In order to broaden the conversation and diversify the attendee base, we've decided to not merely focus the event on startups or exclusively on the topic of The Lean Startup, a popular business book that spearheaded a large movement in the world of business and product development. *** I can't make this event, how can I get on your mailing list? *** Sign up here: http://bit.ly/tpiu-email *** Tickets *** Buy tickets here: http://bit.ly/2BHir6o

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  • The Product and Innovation Unconference - February 2019

    The Product and Innovation Unconference brings together product development, technology, and business professionals from many different disciplines to teach and learn from each other in an impromptu conference format. *** Important: *** You must purchase your ticket here (registering on Meetup is not sufficient): http://bit.ly/2RLTKLd *** Who typically attends? *** Attendees include anyone involved in creating new technology products and innovations! Many of our attendees are: • Product Managers / Product Owners • Startup Founders • Designers (UI, UX, Communication) • User Researchers • Marketers (Growth, Product, Brand) • Sales professionals • Customer Success professionals • People involved in innovation projects • Consultants and Coaches • Students *** Details *** Each month members share their knowledge in open spaces. Sessions are proposed by attendees at the start of the event and there are no pre-set topics. The unconference typically has 3 concurrent tracks and there is always something for everyone. The vast majority of the sessions are in "round-table" format, meaning that they are a discussion amongst everybody in the room. But, some people come in with a short presentation or workshop that they offer as a session. Anyone can propose a session to: • Share their knowledge • Ask for help • Discuss a topic NO SOLICITATIONS! *** Example Sessions from Past Events *** • Laura Klein, author of UX for Lean Startups - Q&A • David Bland, Founder at Precoil - What do I do with this customer development data? • Gagan Biyani & Morgan Springer, founders of Sprig - Q&A • Jez Humble, author of Lean Enterprise - Q&A • Alex Cowan, author of Starting a Tech Business - Storyboarding • Mair Dundon, UX Facilitator at QuietAction - Self Persona Workshop • Jacob Esparza, CEO of Making Friends - Lessons Learned from Steve Blank's Lean Launch Pad *** Schedule *** • 6:00 pm - Doors open for food, beer & networking • 6:45 pm - Begin the UnConference! • 7:00 pm - UnConference session 1 • 7:40 pm - UnConference session 2 • 8:20 pm - UnConference session 3 *** How much does it cost? *** • $10 if you get an early bird ticket • $20 if you get a regular ticket *** Is there food? Drinks? Beer? *** Beer (if you're 21 or older) and pizza is included thanks to the price tag. If we get a generous sponsor, we'll upgrade and get some better food! *** I can't make this event, how can I get on your mailing list? *** Sign up here: http://bit.ly/tpiu-email *** Tickets *** Buy tickets here: http://bit.ly/2RLTKLd

  • April Lean UnConference

    Pivotal Labs

    Hosted by Lean Startup Circle San Francisco (http://www.meetup.com/Lean-Startup-Circle) Note: All tickets on sale via eventbrite (https://april-lean-2017.eventbrite.com/?aff=LeanCoffee). ( https://april-lean-2017.eventbrite.com/?aff=LeanCoffee ) Early $20, Regular $30, Last 10 tickets $50, Student $10 Agenda: • 6:00 pm - Doors open for food, beer & networking • 6:45 pm - Begin the UnConference! • 7:00 pm - New Icebreaker session • 7:40 pm - UnConference session 1 • 8:20 pm - UnConference session 2 About the UnConference Every month we have an UnConference with Lean Startup Circle members sharing their knowledge in open spaces. Sessions are presented by members of the community and there is no set schedule or agenda. The agenda and facilitators are determined at the event on an ad hoc basis with up to 8 sessions taking place simultaneously. Members facilitate sessions or present and attendees attend sessions they are interested in. Example Sessions from Past Events: • Laura Klein, author of UX for Lean Startups - Q&A • David Bland, Principle Advisor at Neo - What do I do with this custdev data? • Gagan Biyani & Morgan Springer, founders of Sprig - Q&A • Jez Humble, author of Lean Enterprise - Q&A • Alex Cowan, author of Starting a Tech Business - Storyboarding • Mair Dundon, UX Facilitator at QuietAction - Self Persona Workshop • Jacob Esparza, CEO of Making Friends - Lessons Learned from Steve Blank's Lean Launch Pad Anyone can propose a session to: • Share their knowledge • Ask for help • Discuss a topic • NO PITCHES OR SOLICITATIONS! Note: All tickets on sale via eventbrite (https://april-lean-2017.eventbrite.com/?aff=LeanCoffee). Beer, (real non-pizza based) food, and a good hang with great people is included thanks to the price tag.

  • March Lean UnConference

    Pivotal Labs

    Hosted by Lean Startup Circle San Francisco (http://www.meetup.com/Lean-Startup-Circle) Note: All tickets on sale via eventbrite (https://lsc-march-2017.eventbrite.com/?aff=LeanCoffee). ( https://lsc-march-2017.eventbrite.com/?aff=LeanCoffee ) Early $20, Regular $30, Last 10 tickets $50, Student $10 Agenda: • 6:00 pm - Doors open for food, beer & networking • 6:45 pm - Begin the UnConference! • 7:00 pm - New Icebreaker session • 7:40 pm - UnConference session 1 • 8:20 pm - UnConference session 2 About the UnConference Every month we have an UnConference with Lean Startup Circle members sharing their knowledge in open spaces. Sessions are presented by members of the community and there is no set schedule or agenda. The agenda and facilitators are determined at the event on an ad hoc basis with up to 8 sessions taking place simultaneously. Members facilitate sessions or present and attendees attend sessions they are interested in. Example Sessions from Past Events: • Laura Klein, author of UX for Lean Startups - Q&A • David Bland, Principle Advisor at Neo - What do I do with this custdev data? • Gagan Biyani & Morgan Springer, founders of Sprig - Q&A • Jez Humble, author of Lean Enterprise - Q&A • Alex Cowan, author of Starting a Tech Business - Storyboarding • Mair Dundon, UX Facilitator at QuietAction - Self Persona Workshop • Jacob Esparza, CEO of Making Friends - Lessons Learned from Steve Blank's Lean Launch Pad Anyone can propose a session to: • Share their knowledge • Ask for help • Discuss a topic • NO PITCHES OR SOLICITATIONS! Note: All tickets on sale via eventbrite (https://lsc-march-2017.eventbrite.com/?aff=LeanCoffee). Beer, (real non-pizza based) food, and a good hang with great people is included thanks to the price tag.

  • Lean UnConference on Customer Development

    Pivotal Labs

    Note: All tickets on sale via eventbrite (https://lean-dec-2016.eventbrite.com/?aff=LeanCoffee). Early $20, Late $30, Last 10 tickets $50, Student $10 Hosted by Lean Startup Circle San Francisco (http://www.meetup.com/Lean-Startup-Circle/) Overview: This month, we will have a themed UnConference on Customer Development. Whether you are pre-product-market-fit and are just trying to discover your customers, or you have validated some hypotheses and are focused on crafting the right messages to acquire customers, or you don't even know what customer development is but what to learn, this is the UnConference for you. Customers are crucial to the success of any startup, and customer development is one of the foundational ideas of Lean Startup. So come and share your experiences, get more advanced ideas on how to do customer-development, or learn about customer development for the first time! Agenda: • 6:00 pm - Doors open for food, beer & networking • 6:45 pm - Begin the UnConference! • 7:00 pm - UnConference session 1 • 7:40 pm - UnConference session 2 • 8:20 pm - UnConference session 3 About the UnConference: Every month we have an UnConference with Lean Startup Circle members sharing their knowledge in open spaces. Sessions are presented by members of the community and there is no set schedule or agenda. The agenda and facilitators are determined at the event on an ad hoc basis with up to 8 sessions taking place simultaneously. Members facilitate sessions or present and attendees attend sessions they are interested in. Example Sessions from Past Events: • Laura Klein, author of UX for Lean Startups - Q&A • David Bland, Principle Advisor at Neo - What do I do with this custdev data? • Gagan Biyani & Morgan Springer, founders of Sprig - Q&A • Jez Humble, author of Lean Enterprise - Q&A • Alex Cowan, author of Starting a Tech Business - Storyboarding • Mair Dundon, UX Facilitator at QuietAction - Self Persona Workshop • Jacob Esparza, CEO of Making Friends - Lessons Learned from Steve Blank's Lean Launch Pad Anyone can propose a session to: • Share their knowledge • Ask for help • Discuss a topic • NO PITCHES OR SOLICITATIONS! Note: All tickets on sale via eventbrite (https://lean-dec-2016.eventbrite.com/?aff=LeanCoffee). Beer, (real non-pizza based) food, and a good hang with great people is included thanks to the price tag.

  • Lean UnConference @ Lean Startup Week

    1446 Market Street

    Note: All tickets on sale via eventbrite (https://lean-lsw-2016.eventbrite.com/?aff=MC). Hosted by Lean Startup Circle San Francisco (http://www.meetup.com/Lean-Startup-Circle/) Agenda: 10:30 am - Doors open 11:30 am - Begin the UnConference 5:00 pm - Lean Startup Night Halloween Happy Hour, with special guest speaker About the UnConference: Lean Startup Circle will host a day-long UnConference with members sharing their knowledge in open spaces. This extended UnConference is a special event in collaboration with Lean Startup Week (LSW) so that local members and LSW attendees can learn from each other. Sessions are presented by attendees and there is no set schedule or agenda. The agenda and facilitators are determined at the event on an ad hoc basis with up to 8 sessions taking place simultaneously. Members facilitate sessions or present and attendees attend sessions they are interested in. Example sessions from past events: • Laura Klein, author of UX for Lean Startups - Q&A • David Bland, Principle Advisor at Neo - What do I do with this custdev data? • Gagan Biyani & Morgan Springer, founders of Sprig - Q&A • Jez Humble, author of Lean Enterprise - Q&A • Alex Cowan, author of Starting a Tech Business - Storyboarding • Mair Dundon, UX Facilitator at QuietAction - Self Persona Workshop • Jacob Esparza, CEO of Making Friends - Lessons Learned from Steve Blank's Lean Launch Pad Anyone can propose a session to: • Share their knowledge • Discuss a topic • Ask for help NO PITCHES OR SOLICITATIONS! In partnership with: Lean Startup Week (LSW) is a seven-day immersion into Lean Startup methodology led by star practitioners in big companies and hot startups from around the world. On Oct. 31-Nov. 6, LSW is gathering thousands of thought leaders and avid community members at Pier 27 for a week of keynote talks, interactive workshops, speed mentoring, industry dinners, bootcamps, and startup tours at the scenic edge of San Francisco. This unparalleled conference is unique in that it unites intrapreneurs and entrepreneurs from government agencies, international conglomerates, boot-strapped startups, and civic organizations in their mission to create radical change in their industries. More info at http://leanstartup.co/2016 . Food, drinks, a closing happy hour, and a good hang with great people is included thanks to the price tag. All tickets on sale via eventbrite (https://lean-lsw-2016.eventbrite.com/?aff=MC).

  • August Lean UnConference

    Pivotal Labs

    Hosted by Lean Startup Circle San Francisco (http://www.meetup.com/Lean-Startup-Circle) Note: All tickets on sale via eventbrite (http://lean-august-2016.eventbrite.com/?aff=LeanCoffee). Early $20, Late $30, Last 10 tickets $50, Student $10 Agenda: • 6:00 pm - Doors open for food, beer & networking • 6:45 pm - Begin the UnConference! • 7:00 pm - New Icebreaker session • 7:40 pm - UnConference session 1 • 8:20 pm - UnConference session 2 About the UnConference Every month we have an UnConference with Lean Startup Circle members sharing their knowledge in open spaces. Sessions are presented by members of the community and there is no set schedule or agenda. The agenda and facilitators are determined at the event on an ad hoc basis with up to 8 sessions taking place simultaneously. Members facilitate sessions or present and attendees attend sessions they are interested in. Example Sessions from Past Events: • Laura Klein, author of UX for Lean Startups - Q&A • David Bland, Principle Advisor at Neo - What do I do with this custdev data? • Gagan Biyani & Morgan Springer, founders of Sprig - Q&A • Jez Humble, author of Lean Enterprise - Q&A • Alex Cowan, author of Starting a Tech Business - Storyboarding • Mair Dundon, UX Facilitator at QuietAction - Self Persona Workshop • Jacob Esparza, CEO of Making Friends - Lessons Learned from Steve Blank's Lean Launch Pad Anyone can propose a session to: • Share their knowledge • Ask for help • Discuss a topic • NO PITCHES OR SOLICITATIONS! Note: All tickets on sale via eventbrite (http://lean-august-2016.eventbrite.com/?aff=LeanCoffee). Beer, (real non-pizza based) food, and a good hang with great people is included thanks to the price tag.