Training for Business Success

CxO training is a one day business training and networking event on Monday, March 19th. It is for business leaders at Drupal-related companies (i.e Web Development Agencies, training companies, etc.) Training will include one hour courses on Customer Development for Startups and Talent Retention & Team Building plus a half-day moderated open forum where attendees will identify common business challenges and collaborate on solutions. The event will conclude with a cocktail mixer. See below for speaker bios.

Cost to attend is $150

Space is limited - only 55 seats are available.


555 Building
555 17th St
Denver, CO 80202
Room: Pyramid A (37th Floor)

March 19th Schedule

Session 1: How to Retain Staff and Build Teams
Carl Dierschow - Small Fish Business Coaching

Session 2: The Entrepreneur's Guide to Customer Development
Patrick Vlaskovits
A training session on Customer Development for startups as outlined in his book, The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Customer Development. Learn best practices to discover and validate customers and go-to-market strategy. Learn how to build a Minimum Viable Product/Service, find Product-Market fit, and establish a sales and marketing roadmap.

11:45AM-1:15PM Lunch

1:15PM-4:00PM Open Forum moderated by Ben Finklea

4:00PM-5:30PM Reception

How To Sign Up

Sign up for CxO. Don't wait. Space is limited - only 55 seats are available.

About the Speakers

Patrick Vlaskovits, a tech startup entrepreneur, is the co-author of The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Customer Development - one of the best learning resources and must read book for tech co-founders. In addition, to working on how another startup of his own, he also co-organizes LA Lean Startup Circle and is again busy with his new startup.

Carl Dierschow is a small business coach located in Fort Collins, Colorado. He brings many years of experience in software development, project management and business leadership. He works with business owners who are growing organizations where people are motivated to do outstanding work every day, and bring together teams focused on leading-edge innovation. Check out his website at

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