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The experts play-book for creating killer web and mobile products.

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GROWtalks is a one day conference focused on how to create simple, actionable metrics, and use them to make better product and marketing decisions. Industry experts will share actionable advice on how to improve design, product strategy, customer development, user acquisition, conversion optimization, and more. See Agenda.

 

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Tuesday, February 19

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Meet our MC

David Nault, Entrepreneur In Residence & Quebec Investment Director - iNovia Capital

Prior to joining iNovia, David served in executive capacities such as Interim President at VIPswitch, president of Callio Technologies and Director of Business Development at Pivotal Payments where he actively participated in growing the company to 400 employees, with over 60,000 customers and more than $8 billion in credit card volume. Talk to David on Clarity.

09:30am - 10:00am

Registration

10:00am - 10:30am
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Customer Development on the Innovation Spectrum

Brant Cooper, Author - The Lean Entrepreneur

Brant help startups get started. In this book, “The Lean Entrepreneur” Brant and co-author Patrick Vlaskovits break down why lean, why now, how to, and provide extraordinary examples of entrepreneurs applying lean principles inside and outside tech. Brant is a happy papa, loyal brother, and appreciative son. Talk to Brant on Clarity

10:30am - 11:00am
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My Million Dollar Product Mistake

Greg Isenberg, Co-Founder and CEO of fiveby.tv - Venture Partner at Good People Ventures

Greg Isenberg is a digital marketer and angel investor that has strategized and implemented digital strategies for companies like WordPress, FedEx, TechCrunch and Microsoft. He also helped build Wall Street Survivor, the world’s most popular fantasy stock market game. Talk to Greg on Clarity

11:00am - 11:30am
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UX + Lean = Awesome

Kate Rutter, Co-Founder - LUXr

Kate is a User Experience strategist and designer with a talent for bringing companies and customers closer together through lean strategies, inventive design and participatory practices. Kate’s background spans technology, marketing, interactive media, business management and organizational development.

11:30am - 12:00pm
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Customer Acquisition

Laura Fitton, Inbound Marketing Evangelist - HubSpot

Laura Fitton, HubSpot's Inbound Marketing Evangelist, previously co-authored Twitter for Dummies and founded oneforty.com. Laura is credited with convincing Guy Kawasaki and thousands of tech execs that Twitter would have real business value. She founded the first Twitter for Business consultancy, Pistachio Consulting, in 2008 and has been speaking professionally about the business use of Twitter since 2007. Talk to Laura on Clarity.

12:00pm - 01:00pm

Lunch

01:00pm - 01:30pm
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Understanding Lifetime Customer Value

Danielle Morrill, Founder and CEO - Referly

Danielle Morrill is the CEO & Cofounder of Referly. She was previously the 1st non-founding member of cloud communications platform company Twilio. She advocates for and advises entrepreneurs through Startup Weekend, Twilio Fund, and as a mentor to 500 Startups. She was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 for Social/Mobile Technology in 2011. Talk to Danielle on Clarity

01:30pm - 02:00pm
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Scalable and Repeatable Business Models

Scott Kveton, CEO/Founder - Urban Airship

Scott Kveton is the co-founder and CEO of Urban Airship, which helps the world's top brands do great things in mobile. Kveton is widely recognized as an expert on mobile app strategy, user engagement and cloud infrastructure, and was named a Top 10 Mobile Mover for 2012 by VentureBeat.

02:00pm - 02:30pm
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The Art and Science of Growth Hacking

Dan Martell, CEO and Founder - Clarity

Dan is the co-founder of Clarity a marketplace that connects entrepreneurs to get great business advice. Previously he co-founded Flowtown, a social marketing platform for small businesses. An award-winning entrepreneur, at 25, Dan formed his first start-up. Now he spends the majority of his time looking at ways to build a bridge between Silicon Valley and New Brunswick, Canada. Talk to Dan on Clarity.

02:30pm - 03:00pm

Break

03:00pm - 03:30pm
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What Metrics You Need to Be Tracking

Alistair Croll, Founder - Solve For Interesting

A writer, analyst, and entrepreneur, Alistair has launched several companies, including Coradiant, CloudOps, and startup accelerator Year One Labs, as well as Strata, Cloud Connect, Startupfest, and Bitnorth. He's written for GigaOm and O'Reilly Radar, and authored books on technology and entrepreneurship including the forthcoming Lean Analytics (www.leananalyticsbook.com) with Ben Yoskovitz.

03:30pm - 04:00pm
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What it Really Takes to Close Your Next Round

David Nault, Entrepreneur In Residence & Quebec Investment Director - iNovia Capital

Prior to joining iNovia, David served in executive capacities such as Interim President at VIPswitch, president of Callio Technologies and Director of Business Development at Pivotal Payments where he actively participated in growing the company to 400 employees, with over 60,000 customers and more than $8 billion in credit card volume. Talk to David on Clarity.

The Venue

Venue

527 Sherbrooke Street West
ROOM: Tanna Schulich Hall
Montreal, QC Canada

Venue

GROWtalks Montreal will be hosted at McGill Faculty of Music. Paid public parking is available outside the school.

GROWtalks Happy Hour

GROWtalks Happy Hour with speakers
February 19th 2013 | 4:30pm to 6pm

Nyk’s Bistro Pub – 1250 de Bleury, Montréal, Qc