Mon Feb 25, 2013 9:00pm EST —
Tue Feb 26, 2013 1:00am EST
Come to Mountain View and Microsoft's co-working space, BizSpark Lab, to discuss business model generation for startups that depend on community and design to win customers and generate revenue.
We will be talking to a world class panel of Silicon Valley startup community managers and designers at this one of a kind kickoff to a monthly meetup series.
We will use hashtag #bzlabs to track the event on Twitter. And watch this space for our video stream, which will also track the event live.
Paulette Bleam, Director of Community, Sumazi
Sahana Ullagaddi, Community Manager, Klout
Jenna Meister, Community Development, Airbnb
Zachary Zorbas, Chief Designer and First Employee, Babelverse
Michael Staton, Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Learn Capital
Douglas Crets, Social Media Strategist and Community Manager, Microsoft BizSpark --a free software and support program for hackers, developers, founders and innovators created by Microsoft
The evening will be structured like this:
6:00pm -- Networking and refreshment
6:45pm -- Intro and panel discussion led by Douglas Crets
7:30pm -- Open Q&A period with audience of startup founders, designers, developers
8:00pm -- Networking and refreshment till we say its time to go home :)
For further details or to stay in the know, follow us on Twitter @BizSpark and join our
Facebook Community at Http://www.facebook.com/bizspark
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Microsoft BizSpark is a community support and software program designed to give early stage startups (less than five years old) access to Windows Azure cloud services and free developer licenses to create valuable business value for their startups.
We put you in touch with local evangelists around the world and provide hands-on support and opportunities to network with investors, innovators, hackers, developers and other extraordinary people at our exclusive events. Apply today by visiting our website at http://www.microsoft.com/bizspark