The Lean Crossroad: The Entrepreneurs

Dec 19 2017, 2:05 pm

On Tuesday August 21, Lean Startup Vancouver is back at it with another fantastic event for the entrepreneurial community at large. The Lean Crossroad: The Entrepreneurs supplements the Lean Crossroads meetup back in June, highlighting how the tech industry has become increasingly aware of the Lean Startup movement – the transformation of how new products are built and launched.


We have two pairs of tickets for the event. To enter simply RT the following:

  • Win a pair of tickets to @LeanStartupVan via @PaulDavidescu & @VancityBuzz RT to Enter!
Contest ends Sunday August 20, 2012. Winners will be announced via twitter on Monday August 20, 2012.

This Lean event, we will focus on:

  • UX
  • Lean Entrepreneur
  • Customer Development
  • Metrics


Kate Rutter [@katerutter] is Co-Founder and Product Designer at LUXr, a startup company dedicated to delivering education products for early-stage entrepreneurs and product teams.

Patrick Vlaskovits [@Pv] Cofounder at Superpowered. Co-wrote The Lean Entreprener & The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Customer Development. Organizer at Twiistup & Los Angeles Lean Startup Circle. Eric Ries wrote about Patrick and Brant’s The Lean Entrepreneur.

Brant Cooper [@brantcooper] Principal at Market By Numbers. As the author of the popular Lean Startup book “The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Customer Development.”, he is a sought-after writer, speaker and consultant.

David Ulevitch [@davidu] is the founder and CEO of OpenDNS, the world’s largest DNS and security organization, today making the Internet safer for more than 30 million people around the world. David was also at the last meetup in June by Lean Startup Vancouver.

Sean Ellis [@SeanEllis] CEO/Founder CatchFree.  First marketer at Dropbox, Lookout, Xobni, LogMeIn (IPO), and Uproar (IPO). Sean also helped accelerate growth at Eventbrite, Socialcast, Webs, World Golf Tour, and Songkick.

The event will be moderated by non other than: Mack Flavelle. You will be hard pressed to find an event that this comical entrepreneur does not moderate.

Location:  Fletcher Challenge Theatre at SFU Harbour Centre (515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver).

The Keynote Event

5:30pm Registration & Networking

6:05pm Announcement

6:15pm David Ulevitch (Speaker*)

6:45pm Brian Cooper & Patrick Vlaskovits (Keynote speakers*)

7:15pm ** Quick break / Networking **

7:30pm Door Prize, Sponsor Intro

8:00pm Kate Rutter (Speaker*)

8:30pm Sean Ellis (Speaker*)

9:00pm Closing remarks & Networking

* Speakers are expected to speak for 15 minutes followed by 15 minutes of Q&A

** Must bring your PRINTED/DIGITAL ticket **

[Cocktail Event]

9:30pm – 11:30pm in Gastown

(Final detail will be sent to all registered ticket holders few days before the day)
** Must bring your PRINTED/DIGITAL ticket **

A worthwhile event for all curious minds or those in the business community whether you are from a large corporation, a startup, or a nonprofit organization. Purchase tickets here.

As a bonus, each registration will receive a “The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Customer Development” book for free ($25+ value) — thanks to the generous donation by the authors, Patrick Vlaskovits and Brant Cooper!

Stay in touch @pauldavidescu

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