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Business Planning for the 'Lean Startup'

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

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In a World of Insane Valuations and Mega-Fundraising, Does Bootstrapping Still Matter?

Though venture capital-fueled unicorn companies make great headlines, there are key advantages for startups that go without external seed money.

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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.

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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...

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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.

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'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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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

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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.

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Introducing QuickMVP, A New Tool for New Ideas

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

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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.

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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.

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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...

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6 Tips For Accepting Failure and Moving On

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

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The importance of not assuming (in life and when creating a business)

But how easy it is to fall into that beautiful habit of making our own ideas and stories in our heads.

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Why Getting Your Product to Market Fast Is Not Always a Brilliant Move

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Selling for a Startup? Make Yourself Essential. Become a 'Pipeline' for Consumer Feedback.

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Watch Our Livestream with Eric Ries Thursday at 7 p.m. EST

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Believing You're Capable Demands Doubting Yourself

It's almost never a lack of faith that will sink you. It's a lack of doubt and a lack of understanding of what faith and belief really are.

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Meet the Entrepreneurs Who Set Their Sights on Bringing Quality Binoculars to the U.S.

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Adopt lean startup model to boost output

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The Entrepreneurial Chicken-or-Egg Dilemma

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7 Reasons You Should Stop Looking for Venture Capital

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Why Women In India Want To Work At Startups

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3 Things Early-Stage Startups Need In Their Profitability Playbook

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3 Low-Cost Marketing Strategies To Grow Your Travel Startup

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