Lean Startup and Business Model Validation
Lean Startup Online Class
by Steve Blank and Eric Ries
Creating Startup Success 101
- Alex Osterwalder and Steve Blank
- Steve Blank’s The Four Steps to the Epiphany
Creating Startup Success – Customer Development + Business Model Design
- Steve Blank
Video of Steve’s
Why Accountants Don’t Run Startups
talk on justin.tv
First three chapters of The Four Steps to the Epiphany
Review and takeaways
Venture Hacks article on
Steve’s class at Haas
Startup Tools and resources
list on Steve Blank's blog
list, lots of b-school must reads, also from Steve Blank's blog
Steve Blank's Lean LaunchPad
class at Stanford
How to find early adopters
by Brant Cooper
Startup Metrics for Pirates
from Dave McClure - required primer on how to use metrics for decision making if you want to run your company as a lean startup.
Ten Top Product Pricing Models for Startups
Steve Blank, “Lessons Learned – A New Type of Venture Capital Pitch”
Steve Blank, “Raising Money Using Customer Development”
The 10/20/30 Rule of PowerPoint by Guy Kawasaki
"The Four Steps to the Epiphany"
by Steve Blank
"Business Model Generation"
by Alexander Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur (free preview downloadable
"The Entrepreneur's Guide to Customer Development"
by Brant Cooper et al.
"The Art of Start"
by Guy Kawasaki
"Getting to Plan B: Breaking Through to a Better Business Model"
by John Mullins and Randy Komisar
"The Monk and the Riddle"
by Randy Komisar
"So You Want To Be An Entrepreneur"
by Jon Gillespie-Brown
"The Lean Startup"
by Eric Ries
Agile Project Management with Scrum- Ken Schwaber
Agile Estimating and Planning- Mike Cohn
Agile Retrospectives- Esther Derby and Diana Larsen
Agile Testing- A Practical Guide for Testers and Agile Teams- Lisa Crispin
Lean Software Development- An Agile Toolkit- Mary Poppendieck
Lean Mobile apps development
Lean Startup on Mobile phone
Topics co-founders should agree on
The founder advisor standard template
Equity split amongst founders and investors
Intro to Stock Options
Bringing on that third early contributor
Equity split between co-founders
on how much some early stage investors take in equity in exchange for initial seed rounds
Business Plan - http://www.sba.gov/
Main financing documents http://www.nvca.org
Ezra Roizen's 3 million startup slides
presented at the Haas >Play Conference. Useful insights and a projections spreadsheet to crib from to calibrate your numbers.
Foursquare's first pitch deck
Kip Mc Clanahan's
pitch deck example and detailed comments
11 tips for entrepreneurs on dealing with the press
Things You Must Do to Be a Market Leader
Tools to Make Your Marketing Videos Wow!
A Visitors Guide to Silicon Valley
Eric Ries -
Steve Blank -
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