How to Validate Any Idea Without Code

, CEO/Founder, Lean Startup Machine

Before you invest time and money in building a product, you should measure the market demand and look for other strategies that might lead to bigger opportunities. In this class, we will teach you how to use Customer Development to learn from your customers, both on and offline.

Customer Development prevents you from going down the path towards a product that nobody will buy or use. The first step in Customer Development is Exploration, which is focused on finding a problem worth solving.

How does one conduct proper customer interviews? How does one get actionable insights out of them?

You will leave this class with actionable data on what your customers need and start gaining real traction without writing a single line of code.

  • Offline/Qualitative Testing

    The Alley

    500 Seventh Ave (37th Street) 17th Floor
    New York, NY

    Human beings lack the capacity to accurately predict their own behavior in hypothetical situations. In other words, if you ask a simple question, you will likely get a misleading answer.

    In this hands-on workshop, we'll examine and practice the proper habits for doing customer interviews. We'll reference case studies on how teams from Lean Startup Machine have successfully applied these principles in the real world. You'll leave with the confidence and objectives to get out of the building and start learning from your customers immediately after class.

    Mon, September 24th, 2012

    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

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  • Online/Quantitative Data

    The Alley

    500 Seventh Ave (37th Street) 17th Floor
    New York, NY

    We will start by analyzing the customer data you've gathered after the first class. Leveraginge what you've learned we will craft a landing page to test market demand.

    Your landing page will require a form of customer currency to validate the idea.

    Mon, October 1st, 2012

    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

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Trevor Owens

CEO/Founder, Lean Startup Machine

This class is taught by Rafael Balbi, Director of Operations at Lean Startup Machine. He is a two-time entrepreneur, Skillshare Master Teacher, and featured speaker for the United States Hispanic Leadership Institute. You can learn more about him here

Lean Startup Machine is a for-profit social enterprise with the mission of advancing the science of entrepreneurship. Through its programs, Lean Startup Machine has helped thousands of entrepreneurs create hundreds of new businesses on five continents.


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