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Could LTSE Be The Answer For Large Companies That Want To Pursue Customer Centricity?

Could the establishment of LTSE (Long-Term Stock Exchange) by Eric Ries and his supporters offer some respite for CEOs looking to invest in innovation and, also, to transform their companies into being more customer centric?

'Lean Startup' author hatches Silicon Valley plan to reinvent Wall Street

SILICON VALLEY—Eric Ries has assembled a team of Silicon Valley engineers to reinvent Wall Street focused on long-term goals instead of quarterly reporting. Bloomberg reported on Monday that the author of "The Lean Startup" is working...Show More Summary

A Silicon Valley startup guru is building a new stock exchange designed to stop destructive short-term thinking from CEOs

Silicon Valley startup guru Eric Ries is building a new US stock exchange meant to stop “ self-destructive behavior ” tied to public markets. Ries is an entrepreneur most famous for his wildly popular book “The Lean Startup,” which serves as a guide for startup founders trying to survive while boosting innovation. Show More Summary

Why 138-Year-Old GE Is Embracing Lean Startup Principles

In a bid to be more innovative, the blue chip is trending away from old-school Six Sigma and toward Eric Ries' lean startup method.

How to Pivot: A 12-Step Guide to Pivoting Your Startup

In the startup world, pivoting is all the rage. As you probably know, a pivot happens when you realize that your first plan isn't working. So what do you do? You develop and act on a new plan. Eric Ries's textbook definition of pivot...Show More Summary

Pivotal Teams With Lean Startup Founder Eric Ries To Help Big Companies Get More Innovative

Pivotal, the company launched by EMC, VMware and GE to help companies in their quest for digital transformation, announced today that it was bringing in Eric Ries, the man behind the Lean Startup movement, as entrepreneur-in-residence. Show More Summary

Startups Squandering Millions On Advisory Boards

The Lean Advisory Board Eric Ries' Lean Startup is virtually the bible of the startup community. Despite the fact that many startups adhere to Ries’ principles, they break that adherence when it comes to advisory boards. This is particularly true in multi-faceted vertical markets such as healthcare. SAN FRANCISCO, CA - [...]

A Conversation With Eric Ries

Photo Credit: Nick Wilson At this year's Lean Startup conference in San Francisco, the entrepreneur and startup mentor talks about his mission, how he deals with obstacles and why startups fail. Eric Ries is the creator of the Lean Startup...Show More Summary

Lean Startup Guru Eric Ries: 3 Ways Big Companies Should Act More Like Startups

Firms that want to be more entrepreneurial have to reward employees who act like entrepreneurs, even if that means failing and acting like weirdos.

Maybe We Should Call it “The Many Whys” Instead of “The Five Whys” in #Lean & #LeanStartup

When you ask people about the Lean Startup methodology, one of the first things you’ll often hear is advocacy for a root cause problem solving method called “the 5 whys.” As I mentioned yesterday, I’m currently attending Eric Ries’ “Lean Startup Conference,” yesterday and today, so I hope you’ll say hi if you’re there. For a […]

Just Ask Why Five Times? Effective Problem Solving for #Lean or #LeanStartup Doesn’t Start or End There

Today and tomorrow, I’ll be attending the “Lean Startup Conference,” brought to us by Eric Ries and his team, so I hope you’ll say hi if you’re there. I hope you’ll read this post even if you’re involved in Lean outside of startups, such as manufacturing or healthcare (read my blog post about the connections). There’s […]

More Reflection. More Learning. More Impact.

In the startup world, Eric Ries has helped push forward the notion that the goal of a startup is to learn as much as possible, as quickly as possible. In fact, it's my very favorite definition of a startup. As a social entrepreneur, so too is your job to learn -- not just about your organization but also about yourself as a leader. Show More Summary

Wrecking Things is Justifiable to Get Ahead

Sometimes you need to build things with the intention of wrecking them. This ties very closed to the idea of an MVP in the Eric Ries Minimum Viable Product mentality. When you are building a new idea, a new business, a new thing … be ready to exert brutal candor. Show More Summary

Don’t Try to Fake The Language

The language of startups has become pervasive. It feels like it started with Eric Ries’ great book The Lean Startup when words like MVP and pivot started showing up in all conversations. Back then it was new, fresh, and focusing. Today,...Show More Summary

Hear How the Lean Startup Began -- and Helped One Company Find Success: Episode 2 on Sirius XM Channel 111: Eric Ries and Jon Sebastiani

My guests on Bay Area Ventures on Wharton Business Radio on Sirius XM Channel 111 were: Eric Ries, entrepreneur and author of the New York Times bestseller, The Lean Startup. Eric was the very first practitioner of my Customer Development...Show More Summary

What’s wrong with the lean startup methodology?

For the uninitiated, the Lean Startup methodology is a practice for developing products and businesses based on ‘validated learning’, getting customer feedback quickly and often. The process was proposed by Eric Ries in 2011. The objective is to eliminate uncertainty in the product development process. Show More Summary

I’m Moderating a #LeanStartup Webcast Today: “Speed as a Competitive Advantage” with @EricRies & GE

I’ve been intrigued by the “Lean Startup” movement since I first saw Eric Ries speak at MIT back in late 2009. I’ve read his book The Lean Startup, have attended a bunch of the conferences (speaking at two of them – see video of one). I’ve interviewed Eric on my podcast series (listen here and here). […]

Make your problems tangible

I re-read Eric Ries’s The Lean Startup this week largely because our partner companies do things a little differently to what I would describe as ‘classic lean startup’ and I...

Mixmax Raises $1.5M From Harrison Metal, Floodgate To Bring Interactive Apps To E-mail

Mixmax, which is making e-mail interactive with apps that set-up calendar meetings and polls, raised $1.5 million from Harrison Metal, Floodgate’s Mike Maples and Ann Miura-Ko, Ram Shriram of Sherpalo Ventures and angels Eric Ries, Soundcloud CEO Alex Ljung, Nuzzel CEO Jonathan Abrams, Inkling CEO Matt MacInnis and Soundcloud’s Eric Wahlforss. “It’s crazy that we… Read More

How to Build Successful Startups Faster with Eric Ries [PODCAST]

If you're interested in startups or an entrepreneur yourself, you've probably heard of Eric Ries. After founding his company IMVU, a 3D virtual avatar community which is now doing over $55M per year, Eric noticed there's a huge amount of inefficiency in how founder were building their businesses. Show More Summary

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