Pixar, Artists, Founders and Corporate Innovation

Steve Blank

While the parallels between a director and a startup founder are striking, what’s even more surprising is the match between the creative process Pixar uses to make its movies and our implementation of Lean for startups in the Lean LaunchPad and I-Corps incubators.

What I Read On Spring Break

Feld Thoughts

Amy and I just spent a week off the grid in Hawaii with my partner Ryan, his wife Katherine, and their son. Last year on spring break we cancelled a trip to Hawaii (with the McIntyres) because of the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster in Japan. This is a negative leaning book, but there is some positive and constructive stuff in it. Books hawaii Qx vacation

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The Power of Connection

Scalable Startup

Angel Investor Business Development CEO Succession early stage founder Hawaii Launch SaaS Uncategorized Entrepreneur funding startup Last week I witnessed again the difference between 2 people meeting in person compared all other forms of communication we currently employ.

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Startup Lessons Learned

One of the most important things we do with The Lean Startup Conference is make a livestream of the plenary talks available for free to groups around the world, supporting entrepreneurship communities everywhere. The number of hosts has grown annually, and this year, we have 200+ groups joining us on Monday, December 3. They represent more than 10,000 people total. If you're not attending the conference in person, consider meeting up with one of these groups to watch.

Richie Norton on The Power of Starting Something Stupid

Life Beyond Code

I went to BYU (Brigham Young University) at Hawaii. BYU-Hawaii worked closely with me to help create the business model and put mentors in place. Do whatever it takes: Lean into stupid and don’t run away from it.

Top 5 Brands Using Virtual Reality to Usher in New Age Marketing


One can simply get teleported to a beach in Hawaii or on the cliffs to London. He believes in sharing his strong knowledge base with leaned concentration on entrepreneurship and business. Deploying Virtual Reality with a mobile first approach.

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Read This Excerpt From Steve Case (AOL)’s New Book

Startup Lessons Learned

Guest post by Melissa Moore, co-founder of Lean Startup Co. The Lean Startup movement brings together the brightest minds in Silicon Valley to share the best advice for entrepreneurs, from entrepreneurs. At one point we became the exclusive distributor in Hawaii for a Swiss watchmaker, though I can’t recall actually selling any watches. When I left Hawaii to attend Williams College in Massachusetts in 1976, I kept looking for new business opportunities.

US Economic Risks (Sept 2010): Impact on Investors & Entrepreneurs

Both Sides of the Table

trillion out of our homes and spent 2/3rds of it on flat screen TVs, trips to Hawaii, time shares, Apple products and everything else we couldn’t afford. Additionally, those who run lean operations and raised money from supportive investor bases will be best positioned.

23 Entrepreneurs Explain What They Love About Entrepreneurship


By being both agile and lean in development and management, we can weed out all the frustration that exists in larger companies. Being in love is great. Being in love with your business, when you’re an entrepreneur, is even better.

How to Start a Travel Agency

Up and Running

A lean business plan would be a perfect fit for your business. Even if you do intend to pitch your business idea to lenders and investors, you can start with a lean plan, and flesh out the rest of the info later on. Introducing Lean Planning: How to Plan Less and Grow Faster.

Founders and dysfunctional families « Steve Blank

Steve Blank

Reply ericnakagawa , on May 27, 2009 at 1:03 am Said: I was raised in a pretty rough neighborhood (Halawa Housing, in Hawaii).

The Venture Capital Secret: 3 Out of 4 Start-Ups Fail


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Episode 8: Charlie’s Bcast Email, Startup Incubators, and 10 Reasons Why Startups Fail | The Bcast

Up and Running

” You’re like, “Oh” and you’re lawyers in Hawaii. All these lean businesses, all these wants who want to take as little time as they can to forecast these financials, we’ve talked about this a little bit on the podcast before.

Boom and Bust and What Comes Next

Scalable Startup

Boom and bust is our lot and we must follow the ancient advice.that Joseph gave to the Pharaoh: Put away your surplus during the years of great plenty so you will be ready for the lean years which are sure to follow.”. Boom and Bust and What Comes Next. by Celia and Peter Wiley.