Upcoming Talks: Lean Startup, Sales Hacker, Tradecraft, Pioneers & more

Upcoming Talks: Lean Startup, Sales Hacker, Tradecraft, Pioneers & more

If you want to see us speak live, here are some events we're going to be talking at soon. Let me know if you can make it to any of these so we can meet up.


Spätschicht (German)

Oct 16 in Berlin, Germany (Read more)

Silicon Valley Startup Secrets

Steli wird darüber sprechen wie deutsche Gründer erfolgreiche Startup-Konzepte aus Silicon Valley in Ihre Arbeitsweise einfügen, oder mit ihren Startups nach Silicon Valley gehen können.


Bundesverband deutsche Startups e.V. (German)

Oct 22, Fellbach, Germany

Talk und Q&A

Der Bundesverband Deutsche Startups e.V. lädt ein nach Fellbach zu einem spannenden kurzen Talk und Austausch mit Steli Efti. Steli, ehemals aus Esslingen, ist mittlerweile erfolgreich mit close.io im Silicon Valley tätig. Seine (Sales-) Erfahrungen sind ein extrem wertvoller Schatz für junge Unternehmer(innen) und Du bist herzlich eingeladen!


Pioneers Festival

Oct 29 & 30 in Vienna, Austria (Read more)

Hustle Hard!

You might have seen my talk at Pioneers Festival 2013 - I loved the event, the people and the atmosphere - thus, I'm extremely excited to be invited again.

Steli will teach you the formula to get your hustle game to the next level and get things done others wouldn't dare to attempt.

He will share inspirational and educational hustle tactics you can learn from Thai fruit sales ladies, hip hop moguls & newborn babies. Warning: Only attend this keynote if you're ready leave your comfort zone and hustle harder then you've ever done before!


Sales Hacker Conference

Nov 6 in San Francisco, CA (Read more)

20% discount if you use the promo-code CLOSEIO

The 10 deadly startup sales mistakes & how to avoid them

These are the most common sales mistakes I see founders committing again and again - and they're responsible for many startup failures that could otherwise have turned into successes.

The good news: they can easily be avoided if you just know how - without having to read a dozen books on sales, visiting courses and webinars.


S4S + Traction Book

Nov 11 in Palo Alto, CA (Read more)

Getting Sales and Marketing Traction for Startups

5:45pm-6:30pm Networking and Drinks

6:30pm- Intro by Jorge Soto, Founder at Sales4StartUps and Head of Inside Sales for MoPub team at Twitter.

6:35pm-7:05pm Justin Mares, Co-Author of Traction Book on How to Generate Traction for your Early Stage Startup

7:10pm-7:40pm Q&A Room Discussion Panel with Jorge Soto, Justin Mares, Steli Efti -- Moderated by Bennett Phillips

7:45pm-8:15pm Steli Efti, Founder and CEO at Close and Author of The Ultimate Startup Guide To Outbound Sales! on Inbound and Outbound Sales

8:15pm-845pm Sales Lab Discussion with Bennett Phillips Co-Founder at Sales4StartUps on Identifying Buying Signals


Tradecraft Conference

Nov 14 (Read more)

Sales Funnel Hacks For Early Stage Startups

More details soon.


Lean Startup Conference

Dec 8 - 12 in San Francisco, CA (Read more)

Will They Buy It?

After doing customer development, you've learned that your target market absolutely loves your new product idea. But will they buy it? How to get an answer without turning off your interviewees.

Very excited to be speaking among the likes of Eric Ries, Tim O'Reilly, Ben Horowitz, Robert Sutton, and many other amazing people.