Eric Ries

5 Ways the 'Lean' Approach Can Help Your Startup Grow

If you value business or product development as a constant work in progress, the lean startup approach can give you the framework to help your business flourish.

Henry Oakes

· 4 min read

Why I Back Eric Ries Over Peter Thiel

A philosophical debate over Lean Startup and vision means we all have to take sides. I'm with Eric Ries.

Jason Saltzman

· 5 min read

What the Father of Lean Startup Thinks You Need to Start Up

Eric Ries started a revolution with his book, The Lean Startup. It still resonates for everyone today.

Jason Saltzman

· 15+ min read

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.

Jake Gibson

· 6 min read

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.

Larry Baker and Charlie Tribbett

· 4 min read

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.

David Donner Chait

· 4 min read

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.

John Shinal

· 4 min read

Spreading the Gospel on a Lean, Mean Startup Strategy

Eric Ries talks about the ideas behind his new book 'The Lean Startup.'

Jennifer Wang

· 3 min read

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.

Eric Ries

· 3 min read

Business Planning for the 'Lean Startup'

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

Tim Berry

· 4 min read