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Steve Blank      

Serial Entrepreneur; Founder, Lean Startup Movement

Steve Blank has led one heck of an interesting life. He’s had three careers: First, in the U.S. Air Force for four years during the Vietnam War. Next, as a Silicon Valley entrepreneur in 8 startups in two decades (with four IPOs). Currently as an academic teaching at Stanford, Berkeley, Columbia and NYU.

Steve has changed how startups are built; how entrepreneurship is taught worldwide; how science is commercialized in the U.S., and how companies and the government innovate. He is the author of The Four Steps to the Epiphany, credited with launching the Lean Startup movement and the best-selling Startup Owner’s Manual. His May 2013 Harvard Business Review cover story on the Lean Startup defined the Lean Startup movement.


Steve Blank on 'continuous innovation:' Tech companies aren't ...

Eight-time entrepreneur Steve Blank is out of the startup game — which means he's now free to speak his mind. One of the things on his mind: How venture ...

Steve Blank: Zhongguancun in Beijing: China's Silicon Valley

In the few days I was in China I met with several VCs, angel investors, business press and spoke to hundreds of entrepreneurs. I was blown away by what I saw ...

Lean And Meaningful: What Founders Still Need To Fix In The 21st Century

After eight tech ventures Steve Blank, who’s credited with launching the “lean startup” movement, turned to teaching entrepreneurship at some of America’s top universities.

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