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Amanda Peyton
co-founder and CEO, Etsy

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Amanda Peyton is the CEO and co-founder of Grand St., a new marketplace for indie electronics. Grand St. introduces creative, well-designed, delightful new devices to consumers and enable makers large and small to sell their products. Peyton lives in New York City and is an alumni of Y Combinator, MIT Sloan and Northwestern.


Location: Festival Pavilion
Amanda Peyton (Etsy), Kuan Luo (Grand St.)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
Friends, co-workers and crowdfunding backers are certainly your supporters, but not your True Fans. The True Fans (credit to a Kevin Kelly blog post for the term) are the people who will evangelize your product to strangers, and superusers who you may or may not know. This talk is about designing your product for this group. If you want to start a movement, it begins with 1000 true fans. Read more.