News and Articles About Steve Blank
A recent analysis of 39 billion-dollar companies says most stuck to their original vision. Serial entrepreneur Steve Blank argues that isn't true.
Bitcoin launches ATMS, quantifying innovation, Marissa Mayer's no telecommuting policy gets vindicated, Latinas take over, marketers cant decide if Facebook ads work, Steve Blank gets fired. This week's notable news and tantalizing tidbits for entrepreneurs.
Getting your startup up and running means building a rock-solid founding team. Here are the factors to consider to help you get there.
NYU recently unveiled its accelerator Launchpad, hoping to help young entrepreneurs with their ventures.
The 'lean startup' movement heads to South America, where teams of entrepreneurs in Bogota are learning how to build scalable business models, writes serial entrepreneur Bob Dorf.
On Election Day, serial entrepreneur Steve Blank takes a moment to remember why freedom of speech, expression and thought are critical to entrepreneurship.
Professor Steve Blank talks about I-Corps, the National Science Foundation's incubator program for scientists who want to turn inventions into profitable companies.
The professor who popularized the "lean" movement describes his Lean LaunchPad course.
Sure, you might be good at starting a business. But what about building one? Here are some common blunders -- and how to avoid them.
From up-selling to unbundling, professor Steve Blank outlines lean strategies for growing your customer base.
The old ways of doing business no long apply, says professor Steve Blank. Entrepreneurship is exploding among those who grok that.
A pivot should not be an excuse for a lack of a coherent strategy or a lack of impulse control, writes Steve Blank.
A frustrating early-morning airport experience reminds serial entrepreneur Steve Blank that there's almost always a path to a goal.
Now that you've launched a mobile app or retail website, it's time to 'pull' customers toward you. Here's how.
With venture-capital investment flocking to social-media startups, who will back nascent startups innovating in such critical industries as material science, sensors, robotics, medical devices and life sciences?
Author Steve Blank argues that the road for innovation does not go through committee.
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.
Entrepreneurship professor Steve Blank describes the startup scene at the South By Southwest Interactive festival in Austin, Texas.
People are starting to realize that startups are not merely small versions of large corporations. And that's exciting, Steve Blank says.
When it comes to launching a business, should you trust your gut or employ a more analytic approach? Professor Steve Blank and behavioral economist Kay-Yut Chen square off.
A new class created by serial entrepreneur Steve Blank puts a focus on testing ideas before jumping in.
This next-generation strategy calls for planning--and revising--as you go.