Join Clear Systems and Spark Baltimore as they host internationally acclaimed entrepreneur and author, Jurgen Appelo discuss "Startup, Scaleup, Screwup", his latest book for the new generation of founders. It dives into the major topics that entrepreneurs and business leaders are confronted with from the moment they start a new company to the day they close the doors behind them. With his company Agility Scales, Jurgen is inventing the future of organizational agility.
Seating is limited for this engaging evening!
This event is sponsored by the agile training and transformation company, Clear Systems, and by Spark Baltimore. Event contributors include: Agile Baltimore, B’More Agile, Startup Grind Baltimore, Startup Grind Columbia, and TCO Labs.
6:00-6:30 Arrive, Networking & Pizza
6:30-7:15 Conversation and Q&A with Jurgen Appelo
7:15-7:45 Wrap-up and Networking
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
As a serial founder, successful entrepreneur, author and speaker, Jurgen is pioneering management to help creative organizations survive and thrive in the 21st century. He offers concrete games, tools, and practices, so you can introduce better management, with fewer managers. He also offers a platform for you to share your practices and stories with the rest of the world. Jurgen is also the author of the book Management 3.0, which describes the role of the manager in agile organizations. His list of clients includes the largest and best-known European companies, from Siemens to Airbus, from Ericsson to BMW.
ABOUT THE BOOK
Startup, Scaleup, Screwup is the book for the new generation of founders. With a mix of 50% inspiring stories and 50% practices to follow, it dives into the major topics that entrepreneurs and business leaders are confronted with from the moment they start a new company to the day they close the doors behind them.
It is also a book about the European successes: Spotify, Typeform, Zalando, Booking, Rovio, and many others, have stories that are waiting to be told. Where do they get innovative ideas? How do they pick from funding options? How do they stay lean and agile while growing? And what were their biggest mistakes so far?