Thank you to Pivotal Labs for supporting us as the Presenting Sponsor
Pivotal Labs is the agile development services unit of Pivotal, the software company at the intersection of Big Data, PaaS and Agile. For more than 25 years, Pivotal Labs has remained at the forefront of agile development by building highly reliable, scalable software for innovative leaders and emerging companies across multiple industries.
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Intuit creates business and financial management solutions that simplify the business of life for small businesses, consumers and accounting professionals.
Flagship products and services include QuickBooks, Quicken and TurboTax, which make it easier to manage small businesses and payroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation. Mint.com provides an easy and intelligent way for people to manage their money. Demandforce offers marketing and communication tools for small businesses. ProSeries and Lacerte are tax preparation offerings for professional accountants.
Founded in 1983, Intuit had revenue of $4.2 billion in its fiscal year 2013. The company has approximately 8,000 employees across the globe.
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Andreessen Horowitz is a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm with $4.2 billion under management. The firm invests in entrepreneurs building companies at every stage from seed to growth.
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Toyota InfoTechnology Center, U.S.A., Inc.
Since 2001, Toyota InfoTechnology Center USA, Inc. has specialized in R&D and business research with a focus on cutting-edge information technologies to advance the driving experience of Toyota automobiles and safety of the automotive industry around the globe. ITC’s current areas of interest include future vehicular network, in-vehicle software and system architecture, vehicle-to-vehicle communication technology, intelligent computing technology including artificial intelligence and machine learning, Smart Grid.
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Zendesk is a cloud-based customer service platform. We bring organizations and customers closer together at a time when we believe the voice of the customer has never been more powerful.
Moves the Needle
MTN brings Lean Startup to your organization. Our Lean Enterprise Accelerator Programs (LEAP) teach the capabilities and help build the support and leadership systems necessary to transform your culture into a continuously innovating organization. Let’s start the journey together.
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Pillsbury’s Social Media & Games Team has over 70 attorneys focused on emerging business and legal issues relating to Virtual Goods & Currency, Gamification, Gamblification, Mobile Apps and Location Based Services, Augmented Reality, Online & Video Games, Social TV and much more. The team assists clients with venture capital, M&A, intellectual property strategies, patent applications and monetization, preparation of key agreements and policies, including: terms of service; development agreements; DMCA policies, compliance and enforcement; data protection and privacy; COPPA policies; and much more. We represent the largest players and some of the most promising emerging companies.
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MOO is an online print and design company. We love great design and believe it can work wonders for every business, no matter their size. That’s why we make it simple for our customers to create beautiful, expertly crafted business stationery and promotional materials that start conversations and open doors.
Visit moo.com to create a set of premium Business Cards, Notecards, Flyers, and more.
Startup Blueprint is a program that works with high growth startups worldwide by offering free transactions totaling $1.5M with Paypal and $100k with Braintree. We partner with VC’s and accelerators to offer startups financial benefits and help grow their business with one-on-one support and mentorship.
WeWork is the community for creators. We transform buildings into beautiful, collaborative workspaces and provide infrastructure, services, events and technology so our members can focus on doing what they love.
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O’Reilly spreads the knowledge of innovators through its technology books, online services, magazines, research, and tech conferences. Since 1978, O’Reilly has been a chronicler and catalyst of leading-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and galvanizing their adoption by amplifying “faint signals” from the alpha geeks who are creating the future. An active participant in the technology community, O’Reilly has a long history of advocacy, meme-making, and evangelism.
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Eventbrite enables people all over the world to plan, promote, and sell out any event—from photography and yoga classes, to sold out concerts and festivals. We believe that gathering with others is the best way for people to learn, grow, get inspired, feel connected, give back, and celebrate. So we’re building technology that facilitates those gatherings. In this way, Eventbrite brings communities together through live experiences. Eventbrite’s investors include Tiger Global, Sequoia Capital, DAG Ventures, and Tenaya Capital.
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Siemens is a globally operating technology company with core activities in the fields of energy, healthcare, industry, and infrastructure. On a continuing basis, we have around 362,000 employees as of September 30, 2013 and business activities in nearly all countries of the world and reported consolidated revenue of €75.882 billion in fiscal 2013. We operate in excess of 290 major production and manufacturing plants worldwide. In addition, we have office buildings, warehouses, research and development facilities or sales offices in almost every country in the world.
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For nearly 50 years, Gerber Technology has been the world leader in providing integrated technology solutions helping its customers automate and more effectively manage their processes from product design, manufacturing through product lifecycle management. Today, we are building the team and Digital Solution for our customers that help them dramatically improve their time to market. The company serves 25,000 customers, including more than 100 Fortune 500 companies, in the apparel, retail and flexible materials industries in 130 countries.
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Your Customers are lying to you. They’re lying about price, competitive features, and sales performance. Well, not exactly lying, but you’re not getting the whole truth because it’s just hard to give straight feedback, especially when it’s negative.
Eigenworks can help. We specialize in win/loss analysis and offer customer development as a service. We can extract candid feedback that will improve your sales approach, uncover competitive intelligence and pivot as needed. And we have dozens of references in startups and enterprises.
Oh, and we brought the Phat Jazz to the Lean Startup.
Eigenworks: Nail it. Then scale it.
TriNet (NYSE: TNET) is a leading provider of a comprehensive human resources solution for small to medium-sized businesses, or SMBs. We enhance business productivity by enabling our clients to outsource their human resources, or HR, function to one strategic partner and allowing them to focus on operating and growing their core businesses. Our HR solution includes services such as payroll processing, human capital consulting, employment law compliance and employee benefits, including health insurance, retirement plans and workers compensation insurance. Our services are delivered by our expert team of HR professionals and enabled by our proprietary, cloud-based technology platform, which allows our clients and their employees to efficiently conduct their HR transactions anytime and anywhere. For more information, please visit http://www.trinet.com.