Lean Startup in the Enterprise Anti-Pattern: The Lean Waterfall
OCTOBER 24, 2013
More enterprise scale companies are drinking the lean Kool Aid and starting to implement Lean Startup.
Lean Enterprise & Innovation Ecosystems
JUNE 17, 2014
Lean Startup + Enterprise = Lean Enterprise. Comparing an enterprise to a startup is like comparing an ocean to a dolphin.
One Lean Startup Experiment Per Week
JULY 21, 2015
Lean Enterprise Lean Startups Managing Entrepreneurship lean-enterpriseSo how fast is fast enough?
Lean Startup and Lean Analytics in the Enterprise
JANUARY 14, 2014
It’s clear that Lean Startup is shifting from startups to the enterprise. There’s still a lot to learn amongst early stage entrepreneurs, and a lot of discussion that’s needed around implementing Lean Startup, but attention has definitely shifted to applying the framework in large organizations.
Straw Man Lean Enterprise
JUNE 19, 2014
The enterprise adoption of lean startup principles is following much the same course as startup ecosystems adopting lean startup.
A VC : Venture Capital and Technology
SEPTEMBER 16, 2011
And on wednesday night I spoke to the NYC Lean Startup Meetup with the help of Giff who interviewed me. Eric and his fellow lean advocate Steve Blank have both written at length about the methodologies associated with the lean startup approach. To me, USV is a lean VC firm. We did very well in that period.
Lean Startup Versus Raising Capital
JUNE 24, 2013
Lean Startup is about experimentation and learning. Over the last few years as Lean Startup has grown in popularity, many startups went to raise money with the mantra, “We’re lean!” Lean Startup got watered down and pivot got bastardized. That’s where Lean comes in.
What type of lean startup experiment should I run?
SEPTEMBER 30, 2014
Lean Startups Product/Market Fit Customer Development experiment design survey
Lean Market Research for Startups
MAY 12, 2013
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Product/Market Fit and Lean Analytics
FEBRUARY 2, 2015
In the last couple weeks I’ve read a few great blog posts about product/market fit and the confusion that exists around what it really means. I’d say for many early stage startups, product/market fit is thought of as that point in time when you’ve finally built a product that people use and it’s time to […].
Lean & Startup Patterns – Interview with Sam McAfee
AUGUST 11, 2015
(Sam McAfee is the Chief Technology Officer of POPVOX and author of Startup Patterns. I reached out to chat about his approach on Lean, startups and teamwork. Lean Startup Teamwork & Leadership lean manufacturing lean product development lean startup
Free Reprints of “Why the Lean Startup Changes Everything”
MAY 6, 2013
Demo Day Fundraising and The Lean Startup
OCTOBER 19, 2015
Lean Startup takes our biggest business risk and reduces it. The post Demo Day Fundraising and The Lean Startup appeared first on GrasshopperHerder.com. Accelerators & Incubators Lean Startup FundraisingIf our biggest risk is that our demo day fundraising pitch will fail, we can test that.
The Lean LaunchPad Online
SEPTEMBER 6, 2012
In 2004 I funded IMVU, a startup by Will Harvey and Eric Ries. Now we had a definition of what it was startups were searching for.
Lessons Learned Launching a Lean Startup Accelerator
JUNE 6, 2011
Year One Labs is a Lean Startup accelerator. Since our launch we’ve co-created and invested in 5 startups (which was our target number).
Lean in Larger Organizations – Interview with Jay Badenhope
FEBRUARY 17, 2015
Jay Badenhope (Senior Product Manager of JustAnswer) leads product teams that experiment and build things to solve meaningful customer problems. I reached out to him to chat about his approach to implementing lean startup in large- and mid-size companies.
OCTOBER 2, 2013
Lean Startup is not easy. Now I''m a Lean Startup." Lean Startups Managing Entrepreneurship Minimum Viable Product MVP
Templates Suck, Here’s Our Lean Startup Template
SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
Every few weeks, someone asks me if there’s a template that they should use to define their lean startup experiments…and I say no. I’m not a big fan of templates in the broad sense of a one size fits all template to define experiments regardless of the context. I am a huge fan of having […].
Lean Innovation Management – Making Corporate Innovation Work
JUNE 26, 2015
—– Lean Innovation Management. We can adapt these startup tools for use inside the corporation. Here’s how. —-. Oh no!
Corporate Lean Anti-Patterns: 5 minute video
APRIL 2, 2015
Unlike startups, large companies have many moving parts to manage when attempting to lean new ways for creating customer value.
Guest Post: Pitching to Investors: A Lean Startup Perspective
NOVEMBER 2, 2015
(Andy Cars, founder of Seedcap and Lean Ventures, helps startups with strategy, business development, lean startup and fundraising, and large companies create and execute on their innovation strategies. If he’s not busy helping startups and enterprises, you can probably find him on Twitter and LinkedIn.)
What’s wrong with the lean startup methodology?
The Next Web
JULY 5, 2015
Instead of building in isolation from users, startups regularly expose the product to customers throughout the development cycle.
Digging Deeper into Lean Business Model Canvases
MAY 26, 2011
These tools are also very useful for enforcing rigorous thinking and processes in building a startup. This is a work in progress.
10 Lean Startup Machine Tips and Tricks
MARCH 6, 2012
I was at Lean Startup Machine in New York last weekend and I was so impressed by a post by Cindy Alvarez that Trevor distributed, 10 Things I’ve Learned, that I decided to blatantly copy her and create my own top ten list. Lean Startups and Customer DevelopmentUnfortunately I’m a terrible editor.
Taxonomy of the Lean Startup Anti-Pivot
OCTOBER 24, 2011
Customer Development Entrepreneurship Investment Lean startup Pitching anti-patterns lean startup pivot pivotSometimes pivoting describes how entrepreneurs adapt to customer feedback. Sometimes it's an annoying buzzword, grating to the ears.
Analysis Paralysis (and Blaming Lean Startup)
APRIL 16, 2012
Lately, I’m getting more and more feedback from entrepreneurs that Lean Startup is holding them back. I’m seeing this in action as well; startups that are “stuck” in a permanent mode of analysis with little to no action. Entrepreneurs blame the Lean Startup process. (Powered by LaunchBit ).
Lean Startup Machine Boulder
MAY 21, 2012
I judged Lean Startup Machine Boulder yesterday afternoon. I had a blast and thought the program was really impressive. It’s not a coding / hacking weekend – it’s an applied process of the Lean Startup Methodology. Lean Startup Machine has a goal of doing 50 events in 2012 and 200 events in 2013.
Playing Lean – Interview with Simen Fure Jørgensen
MAY 20, 2015
(Simen is the creator of Playing Lean, the board game about Lean Startup that is now live on Kickstarter. He’s the CEO of Iterate, a Norwegian consultancy that specialises in Lean Startup. reached out to him to chat about his approach to teaching Lean.
Startup Lessons Learned
MARCH 21, 2013
Lean Analytics is the latest addition to the Lean Series. You can order Lean Analytics today McCallum. Inertia is real.
How to Structure Good Hypotheses for Your Lean Startup
MAY 5, 2011
Crafting good hypotheses for your startup is hard. Here’s an example of a hypothesis I might have for NextMontreal (which is primarily a content site on startup news for Montreal): “I believe that U.S.-based based investors have a growing interest in the Montreal startup ecosystem.. Tweet. Just do it. Daily?
The Challenging Pace of Lean Startup
FEBRUARY 23, 2011
Some people think of startups as sprints. Some think of startups as marathons. The pace of a startup is incredibly hard. When it comes to the Lean Startup process, it’s even harder. And then, Lean Startup says, “Great. All of this makes the pace of Lean Startup very challenging.
The Lean LaunchPad Educators Class
JUNE 18, 2013
The Lean LaunchPad entrepreneurship curriculum has caught fire. In 2004 I funded IMVU, a startup by Will Harvey and Eric Ries. Thanks!”
The Ultimate Guide to Running a Lean Startup
JUNE 24, 2014
Don''t read posts with titles like "The Ultimate Guide to Running a Lean Startup.". Lean Startups
Four myths about the Lean Startup
Startup Lessons Learned
APRIL 18, 2010
Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Sunday, April 18, 2010 Four myths about the Lean Startup Myth: Lean means cheap. Expo SF (May. for H.
Lean Startup vs. Visionary Entrepreneur
NOVEMBER 17, 2011
There is an ongoing misconception that creating a company under a lean startup approach is incompatible with a big entrepreneurial vision. Customer Development Entrepreneurship Lean startup startup vision
Lean Startup at Scale
Startup Lessons Learned
OCTOBER 16, 2013
Guest post by Lisa Regan, writer for The Lean Startup Conference. As Lean Startup methods have been used now for a number of years, we’ve become increasingly interested in how companies use them to sustain growth. Next Tuesday, October 22 at 10a PT, we’ll take a look at this advanced entrepreneurship question.
Lean startup methodology is brilliant but confusing
The Equity Kicker
MAY 12, 2015
I just read two articles which beautifully illustrate the brilliance and challenges with the Lean Startup methodology. Brilliant.
The Lean Startup Book is here
Startup Lessons Learned
JULY 6, 2011
The Lean Startup Book is done. Some are from obscure startups who you haven't heard of -- yet. lean startuplink].
How To Build a Web Startup – Lean LaunchPad Edition
SEPTEMBER 22, 2011
As part of our Lean LaunchPad classes at Stanford, Berkeley, Columbia and for the National Science Foundation, students build a startup in 8 weeks using Business Model Design + Customer Development. How To Build a Web Startup – The Lean LaunchPad Edition. Craft Your Company Hypotheses (use the Lean LaunchLab ).
The Lean LaunchPad Goes to High School
FEBRUARY 28, 2013
They both attended our latest Lean LaunchPad Educators Class. The Lean LaunchPad methodology is proven. Your class is in Startup mode.