Our second Meetup this month is a super interesting and relevant presentation by Michael Skok on how to turn your product into a company!
This presentation offers a framework designed to help founders and entrepreneurs bridge the product-company gap. It is filled with lean principles and will show how to validate ideas, design a product to go-to-market and create a successful business model. Michael Skok is an engaging speaker and the presentation will be filled with highly relevant and useful information. We can't recommend signing up for this presentation enough!
Michael Skok is a serial entrepreneur of more than two decades turned investor for more than a decade and now he is also mentoring, continuously learning, and teaching entrepreneurship. He is one of the founding partners of Underscore.VC Prior to that he was a GP at North Bridge Venture Partners. He has created ventures with founders, and invested in many great entrepreneurs who went on to build billions of dollars of value focusing on large market opportunities such as eCommerce and Big Data. Prior to becoming an investor, Michael was an entrepreneur and CEO in the software business for 21 years. Michael founded and recruited teams that attracted over $100m in private equity for investments in multiple software companies ranging from Enterprise Big Data & Analytics (AlphaBlox - acq by IBM) to Security & Consumer products (Symantec UK - NASDAQ:SYMC) while spanning the Workstation, PC, Client Server & Internet eras.