Bootstrappers Breakfast Welcomes Steve Blank in Milpitas

Steve Blank will discuss Practical tips and experiences — “Customer Development for Entrepreneurs”.    Bring your questions and join other Entrepreneurs Who Problems for Breakfast  at our morning round the table discussion.

Join other entrepreneurs who eat problems for breakfast.

Silicon Valley Register

About Steve Blank
Steve grew up in New York City and was lucky enough to arrive in Silicon Valley in 1978 at the beginning of the boom times. Since then, he has been a founder or early employee in eight start-ups, both winners and losers, which include:   two semiconductor companies, Zilog and MIPS Computers, a workstation company Convergent Technologies, a consulting stint for a graphics hardware/software spinout Pixar, a supercomputer firm, Ardent, a computer peripheral supplier, SuperMac, a military intelligence systems supplier, ESL and a video game company, Rocket Science Games.

Steve currently calls himself a ‘retired entrepreneur’ and is a lecturer at Stanford University and University of California, Berkeley.   He has been recognized with awards from both universities.  In 2009 the San Jose Mercury News listed him as one of the “10 Influencers in Silicon Valley.”   Outside of entrepreneurship Steve has an interest in conservation. He has served on the California Coastal Commission, and currently is among the directors of Audubon California, the Peninsula Open space Land Trust, California League of Conservation Voters and is a Trustee of University of California, Santa Cruz.  Follow Steve at his website:

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