Eric Ries

News and Articles About Eric Ries

Iterate or Eliminate? When You Need to Go Back to the Drawing Board.

Iterate or Eliminate? When You Need to Go Back to the Drawing Board.

When do you stick with an idea, and when do you eliminate it altogether? As an entrepreneur, this can be a life-or-death decision for your startup.
Getting Your Small Business to Scale Like a Tech Startup

Getting Your Small Business to Scale Like a Tech Startup

With small businesses starting to think more like tech startups in terms of innovation and growth, here are a few tips to help companies get started down that path.
Can Entrepreneurship Be Taught?

Can Entrepreneurship Be Taught?

A lean startup, as envisioned by Eric Ries, is about building an organization based on learning as the unit of progress in lieu of manufactured goods.
Why the Motto 'If You Build It, They Will Come' is BS

Why the Motto 'If You Build It, They Will Come' is BS

Young entrepreneur David Chait delves into why startups should never assume a market exists for their product.
How Gowalla, Still in Startup Mode, Changed Direction -- Fast

How Gowalla, Still in Startup Mode, Changed Direction -- Fast

With Foursquare fast gaining ground, the location-service startup made difficult changes to its business model. What entrepreneurs can learn from the young company's pivot.
Spreading the Gospel on a Lean, Mean Startup Strategy

Spreading the Gospel on a Lean, Mean Startup Strategy

Eric Ries talks about the ideas behind his new book 'The Lean Startup.'
Pivot or Persevere? The Key to Startup Success

Pivot or Persevere? The Key to Startup Success

Perseverance can be overrated as an entrepreneurial trait. Knowing when to change course to test out a new approach might be even more important.
Business Planning for the 'Lean Startup'

Business Planning for the 'Lean Startup'

This next-generation strategy calls for planning--and revising--as you go.

Connect with Entrepreneur

Most Shared Stories