entrepreneurship

New Relic Founder Lew Cirne Shares Passion for Defeating Bad Software at Stanford Entrepreneurial Seminar [Audio]

It’s about passion—do what you are good at—and follow what is in front of you. That’s the advice New Relic Founder and CEO Lew Cirne shares in a fireside chat in front of 400 engineering students—as well as listeners on a streaming podcast—during the Stanford Entrepreneurial Thought Leadership Seminar at Stanford University this week. Serial…

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Steve Blank on Teaching and Practicing Entrepreneurship

“Entrepreneurship cannot be taught, but entrepreneurship can be taught to those who volunteer.” Those sage words come from Steve Blank (@sgblank), who has been called “The Father of The Lean Startup Movement”. He’s also Consulting Professor at Stanford University and Lecturer at the UC Berkeley Haas Business School. Blank recently spoke at the Lean Startup Conference in San…

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Lean Startup’s Eric Ries on Building Accountability into the Production Flow

Whether it’s the minimum viable product (MVP), pivots or continuous deployment, entrepreneurs love quoting the tenets of The Lean Startup movement. “The Lean Startup is more than just the parts that fit on a bumper sticker,” said Eric Ries, author of The Lean Startup and co-host of the third annual Lean Startup Conference in San Francisco. Ries…

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Techniques for Working Smarter Not Harder

Bragging that you’ve worked a 16-hour day doesn’t actually increase your bottom line. Success comes from being smart about how you work which doesn’t necessarily mean you have to forgo sleep and family to be successful. Much of the advice from “The Lean Startup” speaks to working smarter, not harder. At The Lean Startup Conference…

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