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Entries by Steve Blank from 12/2011

The Startup Team

| Posted 12.14.2011 | Small Business

Finding a product/market fit amidst startup chaos requires a team with a combination of hackers, hustlers, designers and visionaries.

The Government Starts an Incubator: The National Science Foundation Innovation Corps

| Posted 12.21.2011 | Business

Over the last two months, the U.S. government has been running one of the most audacious experiments in entrepreneurship since World War II. They launched an incubator for the top scientists and engineers in the U.S. This week we saw the results.

NSF ICorps Class 2: The Business Model Canvas

| Posted 12.27.2011 | Business

The 21 National Science Foundation teams had been out of the classroom for just 15 hours as they filed back in with their business model canvas presentations. Their assignment appeared (to them) to be deceptively simple.