1355 MarketÂ St, Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013
Sales | Retail
ABOUT:This is a meetup for those interested in learning actionable best practices for improving startup operations. At our first meetup, we'll kick-off with an overview of major topics to be covered in the coming months. Then we'll get into our discussion on Year-End Compliance: important deadlines, what you need to report, and how to avoid penalties. We'll also explore the impact of the Fiscal Cliff, and how this will affect you and your business in 2013. Food and drinks will be served.Future meetups will include operational case studies and hands-on workshops. We're also gearing up to launch a speaker series titled "Thought Leaders in Operational Excellence". Stay tuned.Not yet a member of this meetup?Â Click here to join. (opens in a new window)Â Note: Startup Ops Meetups feature digital Q&A, allowing attendees to submit questions anonymously in real-time. We might not be able to get to all the questions at the event, but we will publish and distribute answers afterward.Â SCHEDULE:6:30pm -- Doors Open; Networking, Food & Drinks7:00pm -- Talks Begin7:45pm -- Audience Q&A8:00pm -- Post-Networking9:00pm -- Wrap-UpÂ FEATURED SPEAKERS:Tim Donohoue, COO, Advisor
Tim oversees all aspects of Advisorâs business operations, including: client relationships, business development, internal employee growth, and continued employee education. He's passionate about startup culture and enjoys leveraging the Advisor team and systems to position clients for success.Â Previously Head of Operations at a startup coffee retailer, Tim understands the challenges that both small and large scale operations face; specifically when navigating pre and post-IPO.Â Â Â Matt Hilton, Director of Finance, AdvisorMatt is responsible for managing finance and heading the Advisor Services team. Previously working at Novogradac & Company, his group consulted on numerous large-scale renewable energy projects. Matt is passionate about startups and takes great pride in contributing to the ultimate success of his clients.
LOCATION:Meetups will be held at RUNWAY, a brand-new 35,000 square foot incubator and co-working space at 1355 Market Street (the newÂ Market SquareÂ development). Tenants in the building include Twitter, Yammer, and One Kings Lane. The building is the centerpiece of a new startup hub in the mid-market section of San Francisco.
DIRECTIONS:The venue is conveniently located one block away from the Civic Center/UN Plaza Station. Guests must enter the building through the lobby closer to the corner of 9th and Market (not the main lobby at mid-block).Â ORGANIZER:Ryan MacCarrigan, Director of Marketing, AdvisorRyan hasÂ worked at several startups in San Francisco and New York. His background includes product development, user experience design, marketing and operations. In addition to his interest in operational excellence, one of Ryan's biggest passions is teaching entrepreneurs how to apply Lean Startup methodologies to their business. He has run dozens of intensive Lean Startup workshops across the United States and Europe, impacting hundreds of product managers, entrepreneurs, and corporate employees. He is also an organizer of a second meetup, Lean Startup Circle: Lean in the Enterprise.Â Â HAVE A QUESTION OR COMMENT?Shoot a note to ryan at advsor dot com.
Early bird sales end Friday, Jan. 25th at 5pm (PST) Early Bird (Half-Price) 11.24
General Admission 21.49