Entrepreneur Events Spotlight: Lean Startup Week

Lean Startup Week

Lean Startup Week is a conference of top-tier innovation training, networking dinners, startup tours, speed mentoring, and breakout sessions focused on the very latest modern management blueprint.

Lean Startup WeekName: Lean Startup Week

Website: leanstartup.co/2017-conference/

Event: Entrepreneurship Conference

Interviewed: Sarah Bovagnet, Marketing Manager

This article is part of our Entrepreneur Events Spotlight featuring entrepreneurial events from around the world. We hope these interviews will inspire and motivate you as you undertake your own entrepreneurial journey.

In 4 sentences or less, tell us about your event and its objectives.

Lean startupOur 2017 Lean Startup Week is themed around, “The Startup Way,” Eric Ries’s upcoming book, which focuses on making entrepreneurship a fundamental discipline of every enterprise. On Oct. 30-Nov. 5, we’re gathering thousands of thought leaders in downtown San Francisco for a week of keynote talks, interactive workshops, speed mentoring, roundtable discussions, industry dinners, innovation bootcamps, and startup tours. You’ll take in the new concepts Eric writes about in “The Startup Way” and learn from seasoned enterprise leaders, founders of high-growth startups, government innovators, and non-profit practitioners who are deep in the trenches. Plus you’ll receive a copy of the new book.

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Our event goes beyond inspiration keynotes and provides hands-on training for attendees.

By attending Lean Startup Week, you (and your team, bring ‘em along!) will not only receive a copy of The Startup Way (which is bundled with your conference pass), you’ll also be immersed in the latest case studies, actionable concepts, and management techniques outlined in the book. Think of the conference as a week of top-tier innovation training, networking dinners, startup tours, speed mentoring sessions, and breakout sessions focused on the very latest modern management blueprint.

Lean Startup Week

How has your event evolved?

In the last 8 years, we’ve gone from a few hundred locals to over 2,000 attendees from around the world looking to learn the latest in Lean tactics and strategies.

How has your event benefitted the attendees?

Attendees leave having made new connections that lead them to finding mentors, co-founders, or employees. They also leave ready to tackle the problems they’re currently facing in their work.

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What are the 3 most important factors people interested in attending your event should consider?

  1. Lean Startup WeekYou’ll connect with over 2,000 entrepreneurs.
  2. Learn from some of the top experts currently practicing Lean Startup.
  3. You’ll return to your desk after the conference ready to implement the strategies you learned during your time with us.

If someone is interested in your event, what should they do?

Take a look at our agenda and speakers, and then buy a pass! You can find more information in our online program that contains more details, events, workshops, and speakers for our 2017 Conference.

What else would you like to share?

Our Fall Sale (which is also the last sale before the conference) ends Oct. 15! Purchase your pass before then to save 10 percent.

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Rebecca Cox

Rebecca Cox is a seasoned international traveler and Digital Marketing Specialist at Intellithought. She executes social media and marketing strategies for Funding Sage, which provides valuable information, tools, and resources to entrepreneurs seeking to start, grow and fund a business.