When a New York University student came to Eric Ries with a plan to turn the Lean Startup method into workshops held in cities around the world, The Lean Startup author and serial entrepreneur was skeptical. He didn't see how the method...Show More Summary
Guest Post: Here are 5 of Eric Ries’ lean startup principles that you can apply to the fundraising process to increase your odds of success.
The Lean Startup movement stems from Eric Ries' best-selling book describing the "build -measure-learn" mantra. Building on the momentum was the Lean Startup Conference, which just finished December 11 in San Francisco. It was a gift...Show More Summary
Eric Ries was kind enough to invite me to speak at his Lean Startup Conference. In the talk I reviewed the basic components of the Lean Startup and described how we teach it. I observed that now that we’ve built software to instrument and monitor the progress of new ventures (using LaunchPad Central), that we […]
Note from Beth: Last week I published an interview with Lean Start Up author, Eric Ries, that talked about how the lean start up ideas apply to the nonprofit sector. One of the themes that bubbled up in our conversation was the relationship...Show More Summary
Conrad Egusa is the co-founder of Espacio, the co-owner of Colombia Reports, and is currently a mentor at The Founder Institute. Lean Startup: the name itself evokes images of a computer science graduate working on the next big idea in …
A few months ago, Eric Ries and his team invited me to cover the The Lean Start Up Conference this week. With over 1,500 attendees and a line up of inspiring and diverse speakers, I walked away with an even stronger feeling that Lean Start Up principles are not just for scrappy tech start ups, that many industries can benefit – including nonprofits.… Read More
Highlights, photos and takeaways from the Lean Startup conference held in San Francisco on Dec. 9-10, 2013. Speakers included Reid Hoffman, Eric Ries, Steve Blank and others. Continue reading ?
After their recorded conversation, it was great to see John Shook, CEO of LEI, and Eric Ries, Author of The Lean Startup together on stage at Day 2 of The Lean Startup Conference in SF. Some in the software-dominated Lean Startup movement need to be reminded that Lean concepts have their origins in the auto industry […]
Eric Ries spoke with Inc. about startup management at the Lean Startup Conference going on in San Francisco this week. Eric Ries is best known for pioneering the Lean Startup movement, a methodology designed to eliminate waste during a company's development. Show More Summary
Eyes rolled and snarky jokes were muttered last night at the closing session of the first day of Eric Ries’ Lean Startup Conference. For the Monday finale, Ries brought four employees and executives from General Electric — yes, the giant bureaucratic corporation that makes your dishwashers and air conditioners — to talk about the company’s innovative endeavors....
Today and tomorrow, I’m attending the Lean Startup conference in San Francisco (the event produced by Eric Ries, the author of The Lean Startup). I’ll be learning a lot of ideas, by attending presentations and networking, that will be applicable over at KaiNexus. I’ll be taking notes in this open Google Doc. I was accepted […]
Eric Ries, “Lean Startup” thought-leader extraordinaire, has had trouble recruiting speakers for his conference. “I would ask my friends to speak, and they would be really interested. Then I would say, ‘This is that story you need to tell. Remember that time you really fucked up?’” Ries says. “All of a sudden, they’d be less interested.” Ries is...
Our Q&A session with two Lean UX superstars, Eric Ries (author of The Lean Startup) and Laura Klein (author of UX for Lean Startups), is now available on demand. Curious about what you can learn from Eric and Laura? Here’s … Read Mo...
Sponsored Post A “pivot” can be defined as a company’s decision to shift its core purpose or business model to optimize for success. In fact, technophile and blogger Eric Ries, author of The Lean Startup, suggests that all companies have pivoted in one way or another, some at earlier stages than others. Show More Summary
Clarity.fm today launched Answers, a new service that lets users ask business questions to the company’s pre-qualified experts, including Mark Cuban, Eric Ries, and Brian Wong for free. “It’s kind of like Quora–only with a business model,”...Show More Summary
Don't wait until your product is perfect to build your business. You'll be waiting forever. I'm a big believer in the key tenets of Steve Blank's The Four Steps to the Epiphany and Eric Ries's The Lean Startup. Particularly, I like to see start-ups follow the authors' approach to finding what both call product/market fit. Show More Summary
If software is eating the world, Eric Ries's Lean Startup is the menu, offering developers a blueprint by which to change the world of startups, big corporations, social enterprises and even churches. Lean Analytics, a new book by Alistair Croll and Ben Yoskovitz, tackles the "measure" part of Lean Startup's holy trinity of build, measure and learn. Show More Summary
There’s got to be some formula for startup success, right? It’s why all founders must read books by gurus like Steve Blank, Brad Feld or Eric Ries, why they attend Lean Startup Machine events, Startup Weekends, South by Southwest or any of the dozens of conferences around the world. Show More Summary
“Make sure the features you build actually matter to customers” - Eric Ries - The Lean Startup (via gregmelander)