Special Event - Eric Ries Creator of the Lean Startup

This is a past event

90 people went

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03-APR Update:

OK Fine everyone on the waiting list (15 of you) can all come :) But 90 is it :)

Update! Emma Co-Sponsoring

Our friends over at Emma ( (http://myemma.com/) http://myemma.com ), an email marketing service located in the central eastside, has generously agreed to sponsor an additional 25 seats/copies of Eric's book at the meetup. Selena Deckelmann from Emma will be co-hosting this event with Mike Herrick. With Emma's sponsorship, we can keep the event free for the first 75 people.


PDX Lean Startup Circle, Urban Airship, Inc. & Emma welcomes Eric Ries, the creator of the Lean Startup methodology. Eric is the author of the popular blog Startup Lessons Learned and the creator of the Lean Startup methodology. He co-founded and served as CTO of IMVU, his third startup, which has today has over 40 million users and 2009 revenue over $22 million. An entrepreneur in residence at Harvard Business School and a frequent speaker at business events, he advises startups on business and product strategy using the Lean Startup approach. Eric will be introducing brand new material covered in his upcoming book, including:

Applying Lean Startup principles outside of startups in the "garage". Learning the new style of management required for the startup institution. How to build startup processes that accelerate the speed through the Build-Measure-Learn feedback loop. How to measure progress, how to setup milestones, and how to prioritize work. Tickets for this special event are $25, which includes a pre-order of Eric Ries' upcoming Lean Startup Book that will be shipped to you this fall. For more information on the book see (http://lean.st/) http://lean.st/

Urban Airship & Emma are sponsoring the event and covering the cost of tickets for the event (maximum[masked] people).


6:00 - 6:30 - Meet and Greet

6:30 - 8:00 - Eric's Talk & Discussion