Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The Lean Startup Conference

If you are looking for a way to improve your chances as an entrepreneur, you should make it a point to attend The Lean Startup Conference, which will be held in San Francisco on December 8 through 12, 2014. The  conference will be held at The Fairmont Hotel, in the Nob Hill district of San Francisco at 950 Mason Street.

Sponsors include Pivotal Labs, O'Reilly Media, EventBrite, and WeWork. There are already 15 speakers identified, and the workshops include:

  • Startup Metrics: The Data That Will Make or Break Your Business
  • Lean Startup 101
  • Introducing Lean Startup in Your Corporation
  • Lean Impact
  • Innovation Accounting

For more information and to register, go here.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Upcoming Startup Events

The following are some of the upcoming startup events for the month of July. Tickets are available through EventBrite.

IoT Meetup
July 17, 6pm
Sunnyvale, CA

Live and Interactive Startup Valuation
July 17, 3pm
San Jose, CA

Social Media Marketing Workshop
July 17, 5:30pm
Santa Clara, CA

Today's Funding Ideas for Startups
July 23, 11:30am
San Jose, CA

Silicon Valley TGIF Business and Social Networking
July 25, 8pm
Santa Clara, CA

Hooked: How to Build Habit Forming Products
July 30, 6pm
Sunnyvale, CA

Free Pitching, Networking and Refreshments
July 30, 6pm
Sunnyvale, CA

Monday, July 14, 2014

LinkedIn Bought Startup Newsle

LinkedIn Corp. (LNKD) made a major purchase today. It bought the San Francisco startup Newsle, a news alert company.

Newsle provides instant emails to users on news items relating to their social network connections, using machine learning algorithms.

LinkedIn closed up 3.12 today, reaching a high of the day of 162.74.