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Mike Grabham and Customer Development
Mike by nature, is a fearless leader. He is a curious start up guy that has been delivering revenue, new products and creative marketing in startup and turnaround chaos for 20+ years. He is a six time founder and is in relentless pursuit of knowing the customers better than any competitor. He consults with founders on launching new software and hardware products. He also is the founder of Package Guard, Inc a patented product that protects your home delivered packages from being stolen. He is the Chapter director for Seattle and Bellevue Startup Grind, the largest network in the world for startup founders. He also is very active in the startup community and has been helping the homeless in Seattle for 19 years with a nonprofit, Survive the Streets, started by him and his wife. He is constantly learning from startups, helping smart people change industries, studying consumer behaviors and searching for the perfect glass of wine. Lean Startup Seattle is for anyone interested in the application of Lean Startup Principles and the Customer Development process developed by Steve Blank and refined by Eric Ries. We are bringing the Seattle Lean Startup community together in a variety of formats to learn from each other. Agenda 6:00 - Registration 6:15 - talking starts

Thinkspace South Lake Union

1700 Westlake Ave N Suite 200 · Seattle , wa

$10.00

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Lean Startup Seattle is for anyone interested in the application of Lean Startup Principles and the Customer Development process developed by Steve Blank and refined by Eric Ries. We are bringing the Seattle Lean Startup community together in a variety of formats to learn from each other. What works? What doesn't? Is lean just a buzzword? Or can it really help build businesses?

"The Lean Startup movement is taking hold in companies both new and established to help entrepreneurs and managers do one important thing: make better, faster business decisions." ~ Eric Ries (http://theleanstartup.com/)

"I'm a big fan of Lean Startups as well as "focused meetups" (vs. the come one / come all approach) so consider me a big fan." ~ Brad Feld (http://www.feld.com/wp/about)

"I think it's well understood that I am a big fan of the lean startup methodology" ~ Fred Wilson (http://www.avc.com/a_vc/2011/05/startup-lessons-learned.html)

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