Collection – Steve Blank Life Science Blog Posts for 2014 and 2013

January 5, 2015

Steve Blank ran a Reinventing Life Sciences Lean LaunchPad in the Fall of 2013 and refined it in 2014. Here are all the blog posts associated with it.
/enjoy.

2014

2013

Introduction — Reinventing Life Science Startups

During Workshop — Lessons Learned — LLP for Life Science

Wrap Up — Lesson’s Learned


Steve Blank’s Life Science LLP – Medical Devices, Therapeutics, Diagnostics, and Digital Health

January 31, 2014

Steve Blank ran a Reinventing Life Sciences Lean LaunchPad in the Fall of 2013. Here are all the blog posts associated with it.

Introduction — Reinventing Life Science Startups

During Workshop — Lessons Learned — LLP for Life Science

Wrap Up — Lesson’s Learned


paul graham says “the best startup ideas initially look like bad ideas”

November 16, 2012

Pretty amazing when a “Startup Home Run King” says something like that!

Here are some good blog reads for the upcoming weekend


UBC Customer Development Alumni — in Gangnam Style

September 21, 2012

The Sunberry Fitness Gangnam Style Fitness Classes in Richmond article made my day.

It also reminded that I should mention other projects that have continued after classes ended. Here are projects that past BAEN 502 / e@UBC students and supporters are working on.

Swiip released their Swiip ToDo app “for twenty-somethings” to the AppStore this week.

Namkis has been “Smiling and Scowling” all summer.

and supporter Contractually keeps working hard.


More Startup & Entrepreneurship Reading Lists

April 2, 2012

Here is a new “HowTo Startup” reading list that Tom Eisenmann has developed for his “Launching Tech Ventures” class at Harvard. The good news is that it is very comprehensive, the bad news is that it is very comprehensive. It is huge.

The headings are as follows:

  • Lean Startup Concepts
  • Business Model Analysis

  • Product Management
  • Customer Conversion Funnel Analysis/Optimization
  • B2B Selling
  • Public Relations
  • Business Development
  • Recruiting/Organizational Issues

More Lists

Gratitude

Thanks to @alanchiu for the pointer.


Must Read, Walter Isaacson Follows Up With Management Lessons of Steve Jobs @HBR

March 24, 2012

Walter Isaacson has a great summary of the management lessons he believes Steve Jobs has provided us “The Real Leadership Lessons of Steve Jobs” Here are all the main headings. Enjoy.

  • Focus
  • Simplify
  • Take Responsibility End to End
  • When Behind, Leapfrog
  • Put Products Before Profits
  • Don’t Be a Slave To Focus Groups
  • Bend Reality
  • Impute — I still don’t really know what this awkward word means 😦
  • Push for Perfection
  • Tolerate Only β€œA” Players
  • Engage Face-to-Face
  • Know Both the Big Picture and the Details
  • Combine the Humanities with the Sciences
  • Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish

Compliments and More

A big “Thank You” to @aschmitt for pointing me to this great article. And at some point I need to post my review of Adam Lashinsky’s “Inside Apple”


Internet Traffic Growth down to ~45%/yr vs ~55%/yr » MINTS

November 20, 2009

Minnesota Internet Traffic Studies (MINTS) Nov 17, 2009 update says wireline Internet traffic growth is about 40-50% per year, down from its previous pace of 50-60% per year.

There is some info on wireless data traffic growing 100% per year. This is based on comments from Verizon, Cisco, and Chetan Sharma