PayPal Startup Blueprint, by PayPal, is a global program that provides innovative startups with tools needed to grow and succeed. 

Holland & Knight is a global law firm with more than 1,000 lawyers and other professionals in 20 U.S. offices, as well as Bogotá and Mexico City. Among the nation's largest law firms, Holland & Knight provides representation in business, litigation, real estate and governmental law. Our Venture Capital and Emerging Companies Team advises a broad array of emerging companies on a local, national and global scale through each stage of their life cycles.  Our clients are engaged in a variety of technology-related industries.

Product Development

Chicago Autumn 2014 Semester

How do you plan to build a product or offering from the beginning? What are techniques to build a product roadmap? How do you specify what to build? How do you organize resources to build a product? What are strategies to estimate time and costs? What do you track to measure success? How often do you need to see milestones achieved? What are common mistakes when building product? How do you keep product progress ongoing when you have many competing priorities?

Plan to build your offering.

2014-12-09, 06:30 PM


Steven Jones
VP of Strategic Development, SpringCM

Steven Jones is the VP of Strategic Development at SpringCM, a SaaS content management platform company headquartered in Chicago. He had previously launched several startups including Capable Networks, a SaaS online community provider in 2004 and before that, Bauhaus Tech...

Jason Weingarten
Co-Founder and CEO , RECSOLU

Chicagoan focused on software, mobile, and web services investments that will get him a summer home in Paris. Jason is currently the Co-Founder and CEO of RECSOLU, the leading provider of talent solutions to employers. Previously, Jason was a managing director of genYca...

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