Lean Startups

News and Articles About Lean Startups

How to Start Up from Your Dorm Room

Student entrepreneur Franco Capurro launched his startup from a crammed, two-bed dorm room in China.
Lean Startups Need Business Plans, Too

Lean Startups Need Business Plans, Too

Lean business planning doesn't mean no business planning. The formal written business plan has long been obsolete. A real business plan should grow organically, with regular review and revision.
Simple Sales Tips for Growing Your Customer Base

Simple Sales Tips for Growing Your Customer Base

In this book excerpt, Steve Blank and Bob Dorf outline lean methods to get customers to spend more, and to send referrals your way.
How a Lean Startup Can Keep Customers

How a Lean Startup Can Keep Customers

You have customers for your new mobile app or retail website. Here's how to fight churn.
Startup Owner's Manual: How to 'Get' Customers

Startup Owner's Manual: How to 'Get' Customers

Now that you've launched a mobile app or retail website, it's time to 'pull' customers toward you. Here's how.
Why Innovation Dies

Why Innovation Dies

Author Steve Blank argues that the road for innovation does not go through committee.
How to Build a Billion-Dollar Startup

How to Build a Billion-Dollar Startup

Professor Steve Blank says the quickest way to create the next Instagram is to move basic human social needs -- like friendship, dating and sex -- into the digital world.
Starting Lean: Selling a Vision

Starting Lean: Selling a Vision

Mark Hirsch of CreativeWorx tells how he used prototypes to win clients, plus tips from experts on using 'minimum viable products' to test the market.
The One Simple Task That Will Help Your Startup Succeed

The One Simple Task That Will Help Your Startup Succeed

Many startups fail because their founders don't take the time to talk to potential customers before opening. Here are a few tips on getting feedback effectively.
Steve Blank and the Big Picture at SXSW 2012

Steve Blank and the Big Picture at SXSW 2012

Entrepreneurship professor Steve Blank describes the startup scene at the South By Southwest Interactive festival in Austin, Texas.
Steve Blank on the Era of the Lean Startup

Steve Blank on the Era of the Lean Startup

People are starting to realize that startups are not merely small versions of large corporations. And that's exciting, Steve Blank says.
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.
Lean LaunchPad: A Crash Course in Startup Success

Lean LaunchPad: A Crash Course in Startup Success

A new class created by serial entrepreneur Steve Blank puts a focus on testing ideas before jumping in.
Business Planning for the 'Lean Startup'

Business Planning for the 'Lean Startup'

This next-generation strategy calls for planning--and revising--as you go.
Prev 1 2

Connect with Entrepreneur

Most Shared Stories

From the Entrepreneur Bookstore

Maverick Startup
Maverick Startup
By Yanik Silver
More Info