Lean Startups

Lean Startups

10 Experiments to Test Your Startup Hypothesis

When it comes to using the 'lean startup' model, you need to run experiments to ensure your hypotheses are correct.
Project Grow

Skip the Boring Business Plan. Focus on This Strategy Instead.

Here's a simpler, less time intensive approach that offers more flexibility than the traditional business plan.
Entrepreneurs

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.
Lean Startups

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.
Deadlines

'Ship Fast and Iterate' Doesn't Mean Start With a Poor Product

Never compromise quality to meet a deadline and never miss a deadline. Nobody said business is easy.
Mobile Apps

3 Factors That Could Limit The Growth Of Your Mobile-App Startup

Mistakes are bound to happen, but these can totally be avoided.
Business Plans

4 Reasons Your Business Plan Might Need to Be Trashed

While preparation is always good, no amount of charts can protect you from the realities of a 21st-century business world in permanent beta.
Starting a Business

Start a Business on a Bare-Bones Budget With These 3 Lean Tips

Follow this advice to maximize your budget and stretch your bottom line.
AlleyNYC

Introducing QuickMVP, A New Tool for New Ideas

A new tool allows you to validate your ideas and build a real business.
Lean Startups

The 4 Essentials to Starting a Company Whether You Have Money or Not

Money is helpful when you launch your company but hustle and lots of work can get you rolling.
Small Business Heroes

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.
AlleyNYC

6 Tips For Accepting Failure and Moving On

Failure happens. It is what you learn from your missteps that sets you apart.
Marketing Edge

8 Tips for Marketing Success on a Self-Funded Budget

Time is what you need to spend when your shoestring startup has no marketing budget. With patience and persistence, you will build the loyal audience you need to succeed.
Lean Startups

Actually, You Don't Need VC Funding to Succeed

It is a rare startup that has the backing of venture capital fund, so forget about wooing investors and concentrate on wooing customers with your unique selling proposition.
Project Grow

14 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in '14

Thousands of books offer business, leadership or startup advice, but we've narrowed down the options to some must-reads.