7 Highlights from Lean Startup Week

Startup Lessons Learned

Guest Post by Misti Yang, Writer for Lean Startup Co. Editor’s Note: We wrapped up the 2017 Lean Startup Week in San Francisco just a few weeks ago, and we’re excited to share with you some of the best lessons learned in entrepreneurship and corporate innovation.

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Impact! NYU Scales the Lean LaunchPad

Steve Blank

NYU has adopted the Lean LaunchPad ® class as a standard entrepreneurship course across twelve different schools/colleges within the University. Over 1,000 students a year are learning lean startup concepts.

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Lean Startups aren't Cheap Startups

Steve Blank

For those of you who have been following the discussion, a Lean Startup is Eric Ries ’s description of the intersection of Customer Development , Agile Development and if available, open platforms and open source. The Customer Development process (and the Lean Startup) is one way to do that.

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Lean Marketing Tips: Increasing Lifetime Value With Email Campaigns

crowdSPRING Blog

Having said that, wow do I hate receiving junk in my work email. Like most of us, I have multiple email accounts: work, personal, personal number two, and junk. Here are 5 best practices to consider as you launch your own email campaigns.

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Eric Ries Companies Lean Startup Way London

Business of Software Blog

He will be talking about his new book, The Startup Way, #StartupWay and empowering the entrepreneurs in your organisation. Since opening in 2015 they now support a community of more than 1000 innovators, entrepreneurs, developers, academics and students. The Startup Way.

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How Lean Startup Principles Shaped My Business

Up and Running

The phrase “lean startup” comes up a lot in conversations about entrepreneurship. I’ve been to several panel discussions on the topic, had it taught to me in a business school classroom, and read a book dedicated to lean startup methodology.

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Lean Startup Machine – NYC

Market by Numbers

Services Marketing Help Downloads Contact Log In Lean Startup Machine – NYC By brantcooper , July 28, 2010 7:36 pm Now a couple of days away from the Lean Startup Machine startup weekend, I wanted to get down some initial thoughts on the event.

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Lean Startup Implementation Lessons

Startup Lessons Learned

Guest post by Lisa Regan, writer for The Lean Startup Conference. The Lean Startup Conference was founded four years ago to bring together real entrepreneurs who have applied Lean Startup techniques and have useful advice to share with each other. For the details, here’s Ivory: Running Lean author Ash Maurya seconded Ivory’s advice. Alejandro and Nikhil were listening to their customers, a theme Lean Startup constantly returns to.

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The Lean Startup Bundle

Startup Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Tuesday, October 5, 2010 The Lean Startup Bundle People often ask me if they can buy "Lean Startup in a box" from me. People want to get started with Lean Startup but arent exactly how. The Lean Startup Intensive is tomorrow at Web 2.0.

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Lean Business: Freelancers for ALL My Friends!

crowdSPRING Blog

Related posts: Lean Business Tips: Hiring Contractors for Fun and Profit(ability). Lean Marketing Tips: Increasing Lifetime Value With Email Campaigns. This year a great deal of my blogging focus has been on the struggles many small businesses have with capacity.

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Lessons Learned: Lean startups vs lean companies

Startup Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Tuesday, October 21, 2008 Lean startups vs lean companies Venture Hacks has a great article today on lean startups. But I do think it is a misconception of what lean startups are all about. Lean startups operate by a different standard.

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What is Lean about the Lean Startup?

Startup Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Wednesday, December 16, 2009 What is Lean about the Lean Startup? The first step in a lean transformation is learning to tell the difference between value-added activities and waste. That foundational idea, so clearly articulated in books like Lean Thinking, is what originally led me to start using the term lean startup. I was giving my first-ever webcast on the lean startup. This value is evident in Lean Startups.

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Email Design Best Practices For Small Businesses and Startups

crowdSPRING Blog

Email newsletters are an even bigger design mess. Most email newsletters are glorified sales pitches for products and services. Related posts: Small Business Marketing: Best Times And Days To Send Email For Opens And Click-Throughs.

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Lessons Learned: The lean startup

Startup Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Monday, September 8, 2008 The lean startup Ive been thinking for some time about a term that could encapsulate trends that are changing the startup landscape. After some trial and error, Ive settled on the Lean Startup. I like the term because of two connotations: Lean in the sense of low-burn. But by taking advantage of open source, agile software, and iterative development, lean startups can operate with much less waste.

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The Lean VC: a Silicon Valley story about Innovation, Incubation.

500 Hats

Master of 500 Hats A blog about Geeks, Entrepreneurs, & Startups in Silicon Valley, by Dave McClure. Memo to GOOG/YHOO/MSFT/AOL: How to Turn 500M email logins into Facebook Platform & Crapload of Revenue Resumes are for Sh*t.

Is My Poem Lean?

Market by Numbers

Services Marketing Help Downloads Contact Log In Is My Poem Lean? By brantcooper , February 9, 2010 1:36 pm Lean is not about the funding you take, The size of your sales force, the money you make. Lean is not how much money you spend, That you like your product and so does your friend. To test your guess and iterate, To kill your favorite feature your customers hate, To exercise ideas, removing the sheen, That is what makes a startup lean.

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Amazing lean startup resources

Startup Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Tuesday, January 12, 2010 Amazing lean startup resources A year ago, there was no lean startup movement. I continue to believe that the explosion of interest in the lean startup has very little to do with me. Beyond my own efforts on this blog ( and more ), there is now an amazing variety of resources for lean startup practitioners. If you are attempting to apply lean startup ideas in your own business - you are not alone.

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Startup Metrics for Pirates (Lean Startup Intensive, May 2010.

500 Hats

Master of 500 Hats A blog about Geeks, Entrepreneurs, & Startups in Silicon Valley, by Dave McClure. Memo to GOOG/YHOO/MSFT/AOL: How to Turn 500M email logins into Facebook Platform & Crapload of Revenue Resumes are for Sh*t.

Want Your Startup To Appear in TechCrunch? Lean Marketing Hacks for Startups

VC Cafe

Danish entrepreneur and Skype funder Morten Lund said it best “any cabdriver in LA is better at marketing (than Israeli founders). Proactively approach top tech publications with a finished article and a concise, one sentence email pitch. Email Your Targets Using Rapportive.

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Lean Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses and Startups

crowdSPRING Blog

Other marketers recommend that small businesses and startups build a website or optimize their existing website , develop email lists, start blogging, and develop newsletters. There’s strong support for the lean startup movement in the marketplace, including from investors.

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My experiments in lean pricing

Venture Hacks

This guest post is by Ash Maurya , a lean entrepreneur who runs a bootstrapped startup called CloudFire. The biggest mind shift in following a lean startup process is going from thinking you know something to testing everything you think you know.

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Lean: Why Now?

Launching Tech Ventures

Launching Tech Ventures This blog collects student, guest, and instructor posts from Launching Technology Ventures, a Harvard Business School MBA elective course that examines lean startup management practices. Saturday, March 5, 2011 Lean: Why Now? why lean now?

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4 Anti-Lean Startup Archetypes

Market by Numbers

Services Marketing Help Downloads Contact Log In 4 Anti-Lean Startup Archetypes By brantcooper , August 4, 2009 1:29 pm There are many reasons why entrepreneurs don’t, or more accurately won’t adopt lean startup principles. — I’ve mentioned this before, but one of the most difficult predicaments for entrepreneurs is handling the truth that a market doesn’t exist. link] about 1 hour ago from Quora RT @marksbertrand : like lean?

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Two new scholarship programs for lean startups

Startup Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Sunday, March 28, 2010 Two new scholarship programs for lean startups Thanks to the generosity of sponsors, Im pleased to be able to announce two scholarship programs for upcoming lean startup events. Expo, including the Lean Startup Intensive on May 3.

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Speak at the 2013 Lean Startup Conference

Startup Lessons Learned

This post was written by Sarah Milstein, co-host of The Lean Startup Conference. Exciting news: we’ve nailed down dates for The Lean Startup Conference 2013. This is the fourth year of the conference, and we’re acting on feedback last year’s attendees shared with us: as Lean Startup practices have evolved, you want in-depth talks, new speakers with fresh stories, and more time for structured networking and mentoring.

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Kiwi lean startup + Australia next

Startup Lessons Learned

Quite a few Kiwis told me that they "didnt count" as entrepreneurs, even though they own their own business. If anyone is interested, the Wellington Lean Startup Meetup is a good place to start. Im particularly looking forward to inaugurating the Sydney Lean Startup meetup.

Lean Startup Machine: Validation and Prototyping

VC Cafe

This past weekend I mentored and judged in my third “ Lean Startup Machine ” (LSM) at the offices of Forward Internet Group in Camden. It’s a rant really… LSM is a weekend educational program designed to teach the principles of lean startup and customer development.

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Lean Marketing 101: Setting Goals

crowdSPRING Blog

A few weeks ago, I wrote about Lean Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses and Startups. That post resonated with small business owners and entrepreneurs looking for inexpensive ways to market their businesses. Many asked if we could share more lean marketing strategies and tips. Today’s post starts a new series in the crowdSPRING Blog – Lean Marketing 101 – focusing on lean marketing for startups and small businesses.

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Startup Metrics for Pirates (Lean Startup Circle, Jan 2010.

500 Hats

Master of 500 Hats A blog about Geeks, Entrepreneurs, & Startups in Silicon Valley, by Dave McClure. Memo to GOOG/YHOO/MSFT/AOL: How to Turn 500M email logins into Facebook Platform & Crapload of Revenue Resumes are for Sh*t. Fear is the Mind Killer of the Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Web 3.0 = Hailstorm 2.0 & How MSFT-YHOO could beat GOOG Business Models for Social Networks Facebooks #1 Problem Publishing 2.0,

Traveling lean: tips for small businesses and entrepreneurs

crowdSPRING Blog

(Fortunately) we don’t have to travel a great deal here at crowdSPRING; we do the bulk of our communication with partners, funders, and customers over the phone, via email, or on Skype. Related posts: 10 random online resources for Entrepreneurs (2010 version).

What Type of Lean Entrepreneur are You?

Launching Tech Ventures

Launching Tech Ventures This blog collects student, guest, and instructor posts from Launching Technology Ventures, a Harvard Business School MBA elective course that examines lean startup management practices. Sunday, March 6, 2011 What Type of Lean Entrepreneur are You?

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Lean Startup Workshop scholarship program

Startup Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Friday, June 12, 2009 Lean Startup Workshop scholarship program I havent had much time to write lately, and so havent been able to share much about the Lean Startup Workshop series I have been producing with OReilly in their Master Class division. These were serious entrepreneurs who have the vision to see how the lean startup concept can help them increase their odds of success. Well reply by email if you are selected to attend.

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How Seniors Can Use Technology to Become Entrepreneurs After Retirement

Up and Running

A new generation of entrepreneurs is emerging onto the market, and it’s not who you may expect. If you are starting any type of small business, it is important to have a business plan—you may not need a full, traditional plan, but you should at least put together a Lean Plan. Here’s a free, downloadable template to help you get started with Lean Planning. MailChimp offers similar training for those looking to reach their audience through email.

Reality Distortion Fields and Lean Startups: Compatible?

Launching Tech Ventures

Launching Tech Ventures This blog collects student, guest, and instructor posts from Launching Technology Ventures, a Harvard Business School MBA elective course that examines lean startup management practices. Friday, February 11, 2011 Reality Distortion Fields and Lean Startups: Compatible?

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Lean Startup webcast post-game

Startup Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Friday, May 1, 2009 Lean Startup webcast post-game Wow, what an incredible turnout for webcast this morning, right on the heels of a phenomenal crowd at startup2startup last night. Its been a great twelve hours for the lean startup! 2009 05 01 How To Build A Lean Startup Step By Step View more presentations from Eric Ries. im running junit max according to lean startup principles OK, so Im showing off.

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Launching Tech Ventures: Lean is for Wimps

Launching Tech Ventures

Launching Tech Ventures This blog collects student, guest, and instructor posts from Launching Technology Ventures, a Harvard Business School MBA elective course that examines lean startup management practices. But when did ‘fat’ become the only alternative to lean?

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Key Questions for Bringing Lean Startup to Established Companies

Startup Lessons Learned

Guest post by Lisa Regan, writer for The Lean Startup Conference. On October 8 at 10a PT, we’ll be talking about bringing Lean Startup methods to established companies, precisely the kinds of businesses that are most resistant to experimentation, even as they desperately need it. LSC: What do you see as the most common reasons that large companies give for why they don''t apply Lean Startup? So I’ll see internal development groups trying to apply Lean Startup methods.

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Lean Startups: The Most Efficient Path To Non-Differentiation

Launching Tech Ventures

Launching Tech Ventures This blog collects student, guest, and instructor posts from Launching Technology Ventures, a Harvard Business School MBA elective course that examines lean startup management practices. So true, and this is where Lean UX dovetails into the process.

7 Questions Test Entrepreneur Focus Before Funding

Gust

Fundraising is stressful and difficult, which is why 90% of successful entrepreneurs do bootstrapping. Do you really understand and aspire to entrepreneur lifestyle? The process for all of these is networking (not email blasts or cold-calling investors).

Five case studies you'll see at the Lean Startup Conference 2015

Startup Lessons Learned

The following is a guest post by Kirsten Cluthe and Ritika Puri from The Lean Startup Conference team Wondering what’s new in the Lean Startup community? Entrepreneur Ryan Hoover transformed an email list experiment into a venture-funded startup community with tens of thousands of active members. With positive feedback from his peers, Hoover decided to transform his email list into a website. She wants to disrupt Hollywood with the Lean Startup method.

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