Beyond Startup: The Lean Canvas for Business Development

Lean is Business Development. Most people are familiar with Lean because of Toyota Manufacturing; this concept of eliminating waste, increasing efficiency and improving profits was revolutionary in the business world.  Move forward in time and Eric Ries made popular the principles of Lean by applying them to starting a business.  This idea around the high failure […]

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Getting Startup Traction: Our Day 1 Betalist Experience

trac·tion ˈtrakSH(ə)n/ – noun – the extent to which a product, idea, etc., gains popularity or acceptance. “analysts predicted that the technology would rapidly gain traction in the corporate market.” – Google So you’ve started the Lean canvas and you’re using Eric Ries’ Lean Startup as your bible.  You’ve talked to customers, validated, proven your assumptions and hypothesis […]

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