“Make sure the features you build actually matter to customers” - Eric Ries - The Lean Startup (via gregmelander)
Not everyone can have Tim Ferriss or Eric Ries as a personal mentor--which is why we're giving you their 10 most useful tips for building uber-successful businesses. You're on your grind. You have the motivation. But you need mentorship. Show More Summary
The Lean Startup author weighs in on the best ways to build momentum for a new company--and improve your product in the process. You might call Eric Ries the kingpin of start-up analytics--he's a big promoter of constant company analysis. Show More Summary
CircleCI, a continuous integration platform for web application developers, has announced $1.5 millon in seed funding from a group of individual investors.
Given the huge popularity of our Q&A with lean startup evangelist Eric Ries a few weeks ago, I decided to take one step backwards and interview the man who helped inspire Ries: Steve Blank. Like Ries, Blank is a serial entrepreneur who left company building to help create a science and discipline around entrepreneurship. The goal? To reduce...
If you are like most entrepreneurs, you should build a “minimum viable product.” Let’s get the definition out of the way first; Eric Ries defines MVP as “…that version of a new product which allows a team to collect the maximum amount of validated learning about customers with the least effort.” As we detail in “The Lean Entrepreneur,” famed entrepreneur...
In interviewing innovation experts from Clayton Christensen to Eric Ries, Warren Berger found that asking the right questions can be more challenging than finding answers. “One does not begin with answers,” the legendary business consultant Peter Drucker once said. Show More Summary
I’ve spent a lot of time rolling my eyes at the words “lean startup” because– like “pivot”– they’ve become so bastardized. Eric Ries and his philosophies of rapid iteration, testing hypotheses and turning entrepreneurship into a science went from something that was considered crazy to something that was considered overhyped. There was almost no time in the middle where...
Entrepreneurs love quoting the tenets of The Lean Startup movement but Eric Ries, author of The Lean Startup, urges entrepreneurs to move beyond the buzzwords and take on metrics. Find out why you need to take a closer look at metrics to understand what really matters to growing a business. Continue reading ?
San Francisco startup Rally.org has partnered with Glide, a local nonprofit, to encourage would-be entrepreneurs to raise money for charity. The top ten fundraisers will win a meeting with Eric Ries or Mike Maples, among others.
It’s awesome that Eric Ries puts the video content from The Lean Startup Conference online each year. He’s just uploaded some videos to his YouTube channel, with more to come (including video of my “Ignite” session talk on Lean Healthcare Design). It’s all worth checking out, but some of my particular favorite sessions include: Todd [...]
In his kickoff to the Lean Startup Conference, Eric Ries promised that there was so much content and so many speakers crammed into the day that we would all have a headache at some point. Yes, that came true for me. But, it was a very inspiring and thought-provoking day… with over 700 attendees in [...]
By Guest Contributors Sarah Milstein and Eric Ries, cross-posted from Startup Lessons Learned It’s well-known—and we ourselves have been publicly frustrated—that white men tend to dominate the speaker rosters for tech and entrepreneurship conferences, not to mention the portfolios of many entrepreneurship programs. Show More Summary
We’re giving away a free ticket to The Lean Startup Conference, held in San Francisco on Dec. 3–4. Join lean pioneers Eric Ries, Steve Blank and more to explore data-driven ways to build and launch better products under conditions of extreme uncertainty.
Although I blog most often about Lean healthcare, I know a good number of readers are from the “Lean Startup” world who like reading about general Lean leadership concepts. I hope to meet many of you at Eric Ries’ Lean Startup Conference, December 3-4 in San Francisco. I am participating in the “Ignite” speaking session [...]
Min" width="150" height="80" class="imgRight" />You might know the term Minimum Viable Product, or MVP, popularized by Eric Ries. Hardly ever does someone define a Maximum Viable Product, or MaVP. Products are not complete when there is no feature left to added. Show More Summary
Few other companies have internalized the principles of Eric Ries and Steve Blank -- the rapid product cycles, culture of experimentation, and emphasis on customer feedback -- more so than Twilio.
Companies are about to get a big dose of the Lean Startup philosophy. HubSpot, the company behind HubSpot 3, a “powerful, comprehensive, and tightly-integrated” all-in-one marketing software system, announced that...
Ries, who cofounded IMVU, and served as a venture advisor at Kleiner Perkins, pioneered the "lean startup" philosophy, which is based on originally Japanese concepts of waste-free processes.
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