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Teaching Entrepreneurship

The Global Search for Education: Because They Matter

C. M. Rubin | Posted 11.11.2016 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"I want readers to walk away understanding that education requires a holistic approach and should not be solely measured by assessments." -- Nadia Lop...

Blowing up the Business Plan at U.C. Berkeley Haas Business School

Steve Blank | Posted 05.03.2015 | Education
Steve Blank

By embracing lean, you can be assured you will be giving your students essential innovation skills they will use for the rest of their lives. You will see great startups focused on solving real customer problems emerge as well. This is an exciting journey and we are all right at the start.

Life Science Startups Rising in the UK

Steve Blank | Posted 04.21.2015 | Small Business
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 o...

The Big Bang: The Lean LaunchPad Explodes at University of Maryland

Steve Blank | Posted 02.09.2015 | Education
Steve Blank

The University of Maryland is now integrating the Lean LaunchPad® into standard innovation and entrepreneurship courses across all 12 colleges within...

Impact! NYU Scales the Lean LaunchPad

Steve Blank | Posted 01.20.2015 | Small Business
Steve Blank

NYU has adopted the Lean LaunchPad® class as a standard entrepreneurship course across twelve different schools/colleges within the University. Over ...

The Woodstock of K-12 Education

Steve Blank | Posted 11.23.2014 | Education
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 cam...

Getting Lean in Education -- By Getting Out of the Classroom

Steve Blank | Posted 09.22.2014 | Education
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 ...

Innovating Municipal Government Culture

Steve Blank | Posted 06.28.2014 | Business
Steve Blank

D.R. Widder is the Vice President of Innovation and holds the Steve Blank Innovation Chair at Philadelphia University. He's helping city government in...

New Lessons Learned from Berkeley & Stanford Lean LaunchPad Classes

Steve Blank | Posted 06.15.2014 | Business
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...

Beyond the Lemonade Stand: How to Teach High School Students About Lean Startups

Steve Blank | Posted 05.12.2014 | Business
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 han...

Is This Startup Ready for Investment?

Steve Blank | Posted 04.27.2014 | Business
Steve Blank

Since 2005 startup accelerators have provided cohorts of startups with mentoring, pitch practice and product focus. However, accelerator Demo Days are...

300 Teams in Two Years

Steve Blank | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Steve Blank

This is the start of the third year teaching teams of scientists (professors and their graduate students) in the National Science Foundation Innovatio...

The Lean LaunchPad Educators Class

Steve Blank | Posted 08.18.2013 | Small Business
Steve Blank

The Lean LaunchPad entrepreneurship curriculum has caught fire. This week 100 educators from around the world will come to Stanford to learn how to teach it.

The School of Hard Knocks: Can We Teach Entrepreneurship?

Michele Serro | Posted 07.02.2013 | Small Business
Michele Serro

In the same way that we place a scalpel in the hands of first-year medical students, we must ask entrepreneurial students to literally get their hands (and wallets) dirty by taking on real risk, not theoretical risk, by having skin in the game, not just a course mark on the line.

The Class That Changed My Entire Perspective

Singley Risico | Posted 03.16.2013 | Teen
Singley Risico

On my freshly printed schedule, I recognized most of the classes, except for one: fourth period entrepreneurship.

Replicating An Idea, Part 1

Steve Mariotti | Posted 04.15.2012 | Education
Steve Mariotti

This incident, spontaneous as it was, showed me how to implement my idea -- which was that imparting the principles of entrepreneurship and small-business startup to inner-city children could dramatically improve their lives.