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  • Life Science Startups Rising in the UK

    Originally posted at www.steveblank.com By Steve Blank Stephen Chambers spent 22 years in some of the most innovative companies in life science as the director of gene expression and then as a co-founder of his own company. Today he runs SynbiCITE, the UK’s synthetic biology consortium of 56 industrial partners and 19 Academic institutions located at Imperial College in London. Stephen and SynbiCITE, just launched the world’s first Lean LaunchPad for Synthetic Biology program. Here’s his story. —- Why […]

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  • The Big Bang. The Lean LaunchPad explodes at University of Maryland

    The University of Maryland is now integrating the Lean LaunchPad® into standard innovation and entrepreneurship courses across all 12 colleges within the University. Over 44 classes have embedded the business model canvas and/or Customer Discovery including a year-long course taken by every single one of its bioengineering majors. It’s made a big bang. Here’s the story from Dean Chang, UMD’s Associate Vice President for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. ———————————————– Two decades ago, Steve Blank completely […]

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  • Impact! NYU Scales the Lean LaunchPad

    Originally posted at www.steveblank.com By Steve Blank NYU has adopted the Lean LaunchPad® class as a standard entrepreneurship course across twelve different schools/colleges within the University. Over 1,000 students a year are learning lean startup concepts. Impact! —– In August 2011 I received an email from someone at NYU I never heard of. Frank Rimalovski, the Executive Director of the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute, had just read about the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (I-Corps) in my blog, and he absolutely […]

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  • Watching My Students Grow

    Originally published at www.steveblank.com By Steve Blank “You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.” Galileo Galilei One of the great things about teaching is that while some students pass by like mist in the night others remain connected forever. I get to watch them grow into their careers and cheer them on. — It’s been three and a half years since I […]

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  • The Woodstock of K-12 Education

    Originally posted on www.steveblank.com By Steve Blank Describing something as the “Woodstock of…” has taken to mean a one-of-a-kind historic gathering. It happened recently when a group of educators came to the ranch to learn how to teach Lean entrepreneurship to K-12 students. — We Can Do Better than Teaching Students How to Run a Lemonade Stand Over the last few years it’s become clear that the days of teaching “how to […]

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  • Getting Lean in Education — By Getting Out of the Classroom

    Originally posted at www.steveblank.com By Steve Blank This week the National Science Foundation goes Lean on education by providing $1.2 million to educators who want to bring their classroom innovations to a wider audience. ——– The I-Corps program started when the U.S. National Science Foundation adopted my Lean LaunchPad class. Their goal was to train University scientists and researchers to use Lean Startup methods (business model design, customer development and agile engineering) to commercialize their […]

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  • New Lessons Learned from Berkeley & Stanford Lean LaunchPad Classes

    Originally posted at www.steveblank.com By Steve Blank Our Stanford and Berkeley Lean LaunchPad classes are over for this year, and as usual we learned as much from teaching the teams as the teams did from us. Here are a few of the Lessons Learned from these two classes. — Have each team talk to 10 customers before the class starts Each year we learn how to move more of the Lean LaunchPad […]

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  • Beyond the Lemonade Stand — How to Teach High School Students about Lean Startups

    Originally posted at www.steveblank.com  By Steve Blank While the Lean LaunchPad class has been adopted by Universities and the National Science Foundation, the question we get is, “Can students in K-12 handle an experiential entrepreneurship class?” Hawken School has now given us an answer. Their seniors just completed the school’s first-ever 3-credit semester program in evidence-based entrepreneurship. Students are fully immersed in real-world learning during the 12-week Entrepreneurial Studies course. Here’s what Doris Korda Associate […]

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  • Is This Startup Ready for Investment?

    Originally posted at www.steveblank.com By Steve Blank Since 2005 startup accelerators have provided cohorts of startups with mentoring, pitch practice and product focus. However, accelerator Demo Days are a combination of graduation ceremony and pitch contest, with the uncomfortable feel of a swimsuit competition. Other than “I’ll know it when I see it”, there’s no formal way for an investor attending Demo Day to assess project maturity or quantify risks. […]

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