Eric Ries to speak at Amplify, Nov. 18 in SF

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Author of Startups Lessons Learned and 'lean startup' evangelist to share his wisdom onstage

We're happy to announce that Eric Ries, author of Startups Lessons Learned blog, will be onstage at the Amplify event this Thursday, November 18, at the Microsoft offices in San Francisco.

Eric will be speaking to our audience of entrepreneurs about what it takes to be a lean startup. He just authored a new book, which is a must-read for every startup. Want to be one of the first to pick up Eric's new boo? Check it out here: The Learn Startup.

Few events are held to recognize female entrepreneurs. So Girls in Tech and Vator are doing their part to help highlight and find female entrepreneurs with great ideas.

Girls in Tech and Vator are putting on their first-ever combined pitch event recognizing female entrepreneurs. The event, called Amplify, will be held on November 18 at the Microsoft offices in San Francisco.

Get your discounted tickets here and use Vator20 to get 20% off the already-low price.

The day-long event will feature Eric Ries, as well as Esther Dyson, prolific angel investor and high-tech luminary, who will be the keynote speaker sharing her lessons about entrepreneurship and where she's looking to invest and what industries are ripe for disruption. Esther's current board seats and investments include 23andMe, which just raised a new round of funding, Boxbe, CVO Group, Eventful, Evemote, IBS Group, Meetup, NewspaperDirect, Vatera, WPP Group and Yandex. Cathy Brooks will be interviewing Esther Dyson onstage.

Additionally, the event will feature investors from leading VC firms, including Maha Ibrahim of Canaan Partners, Cynthia Ringo from DBL Investors, Bipul Sinha of Lightspeed Venture Partners, Canaan, DBL Investors, Noah Doyle from Javelin Venture Partners, Neal Hansch of Rustic Canyon, Anu Nigam of Sand Hill Angels, Ben Choi of Maveron, Cindy Padnos of Illuminate Ventures, and more.

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