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Entrepreneurs are Everywhere Show No. 31: Congressmen Dan Lipinski and Seth Moulton

Steve Blank | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
Steve Blank

Lean methodologies have changed the way science is commercialized in the U.S. Now they are changing how we protect the homeland and keep Americans saf...

Entrepreneurs Are Everywhere Show No. 14: Matthew Wallenstein and Jason Young

Steve Blank | Posted 12.23.2016 | Business
Steve Blank

How and why Customer Development shapes a startup was the subject of discussion with the two latest guests on Entrepreneurs are Everywhere, my radio show on SiriusXM Channel 111.

Episode 3 on SiriusXM Channel 111: Kathryn Gould, Mar Hershenson, Sophie Lebrecht

Steve Blank | Posted 05.13.2016 | Small Business
Steve Blank

Kathryn Gould is the co-founder of the VC firm, Foundation Capital and the owner of Battle Mountain Vineyard. As one of the first women VC's in Silicon Valley she founded Foundation in 1995, and went on to be selected for the Midas List based on her investments.

Doubling Down on a Good Thing: The National Science Foundation's I-Corps Lite

Steve Blank | Posted 05.12.2016 | Business
Steve Blank

After seeing the results of 500+ teams through the I-Corps, the NSF now offers all teams who've received government funding to start a company an introduction to building a Lean Startup. Here's Edmund's description of the I-Corps Lite program.

Why Translational Medicine Will Never Be the Same

Steve Blank | Posted 11.15.2014 | Business
Steve Blank

For the past three years the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps has been teaching our nations best scientists how to build a Lean Startup.

Why Lean May Save Your Life - The I-Corps @ NIH

Steve Blank | Posted 08.20.2014 | Business
Steve Blank

Today the National Institutes of Health announced they are offering my Lean LaunchPad class (I-Corps @ NIH ) to commercialize Life Science. There may...

A Radical Idea for Pure Science: The Scientist-Entrepreneur

David J. Teece | Posted 07.29.2013 | College
David J. Teece

As much as we celebrate new technology and treat successful entrepreneurs like rock stars, there is still a tension at many universities between the mission of fundamental research and the quest to commercialize new breakthroughs.

The Scientific 'Antiques Roadshow': Hidden Tech-Driven Gems Make America a Richer Nation

Jeff Bocan | Posted 12.02.2012 | Technology
Jeff Bocan

I-Corps is like the scientific version of PBS' Antiques Roadshow: technological gems that have largely been tucked away in the labs of America's research institutions are being dusted off to unlock the potential to create a lot of value.

NSF Innovation Corps -- What America Does Best

Steve Blank | Posted 05.30.2012 | Small Business
Steve Blank

The National Science Foundation Innovation Corps combines the best of what the U.S. government, American researchers in academia and risk capital can do together.

How to Build a Web Startup: Lean LaunchPad Edition

Steve Blank | Posted 11.22.2011 | Small Business
Steve Blank

If you're an experienced coder and user interface designer, nothing is easier than throwing together a web site. (Heck, in Silicon Valley even the waiters can do it.) But for the rest of us mortals, whose eyes glaze over at the thought of web site design, here's a handy how-to guide.