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The Customer Development Theory

The TechCrunch post by Nigel Eccles is chock full of great insights and links into Customer Development Theory – a product development methodology formulated by Steve Blank. If you are an entrepreneur of any kind, it’s a must read. The Customer Development Theory was created by Steve Blank, a former entrepreneur and investor, and is [...]

How Entrepreneurs Save the World

In case you missed it [I did], the fine folks at The Economist put out a report on Entrepreneurship last March. Their shimmering conclusion is that entrepreneurialism is alive and well and thriving the world over.

However, the main takeway from this insightful report is that entrepreneurialism needs to be rethought, and in almost all instances it involves not creative destruction but creative creation.

They also posit the Five Myths of Entrepreneurs.