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Beyond Agile: Continuous Deployment Panel

May 09, 2011

Continuing our tradition of meetups at Wealthfront with industry leaders such as Eric Ries and Steve Blank, we would like to open a new series of meetups about advanced lean methodologies. On Thursday May 26 we will have a Continuous Deployment Panel, co-sponsored with IMVU here at Palo Alto. The moderator of the event will be… Read more

Wealthfront Lean Startup talks: Why Fighter Pilots Run Startups by Steve Blank

February 01, 2011

We’re excited to have Steve Blank in our next Wealthfront Lean Startup event on February 18 at Wealthfront HQ in Palo alto. Steve’s talk “Why Fighter Pilots Run Startups” will be about why startups are not small versions of large companies. Steve Blank is a retired serial entrepreneur, founding and/or part of 8 startup companies… Read more

Stop wasting people’s time!

October 29, 2010

We enjoyed hosting Eric Ries, here at Wealthfront, for a great Lean Startup talk focusing on engineering. The event sold out pretty fast and was soon overbooked—we had lots of smart people coming in and talking about taking their engineering organization to the next step with methodologies like Continuous Deployment and looking into the real… Read more

Wealthfront track at the Silicon Valley Code Camp

October 20, 2010

This year’s Silicon Valley Code Camp was the largest and greatest so far. Like last year, Wealthfront (then kaChing) had few packed presentations. This year we had a full Wealthfront track, focusing on software quality starting with the first line of code through testing to production. As requested, here our our presentations.    A well-typed program… Read more

Lean Startup for Geeks at kaChing with Eric Ries

September 22, 2010

UPDATE: We will be broadcasting the event live. On Monday, October 25, 6:30 PM we will have the second meetup of kaChing’s Lean Startup series, following the successful TGIF we had last month. This session we’ll have Eric Ries talking about lean startup. Eric coined the term “Lean Startup” and is the founding father of… Read more

Had a great Lean Startup TGIF at kaChing

August 15, 2010

Last Friday we had some great time at the kaChing “Lean Startup TGIF”. Engineers and entrepreneurs came over from all over the Bay area as far as San Francisco and Berkeley. We chatted about Lean Startups, Continuous Deployment, Test Driven Development/Deployment, Monitoring, seeking talent and geeking around about the next big thing. There was lots… Read more