DoubleClick founder Kevin O’Connor’s new startup, FindTheBest, is based on “lean startup” techniques. Here, he explains exactly how it works.
Editor’s Pick Many lean startups focus on building their Minimum Viable Product (MVP), but neglect its equally important complement: The Minimum Viable Segment (MVS).
Ries, who cofounded IMVU, and served as a venture advisor at Kleiner Perkins, pioneered the “lean startup” philosophy, which is based on originally Japanese concepts of waste-free processes.
Most companies would be better off with any kind of data than they are today. An embarrassing number of business decisions are made without reference to real data.
Startup Impact Dialing has found that it pays to go lean. As the winner of the Lean Startup Challenge run by AppSumo, the company has now received an undisclosed amount of angel funding from the Band of Angels group, and it has also been accepted as a member of incubator Pivotal Labs.
Update: I’ve chosen a winner. Congrats to Gofeedit, and thanks to everyone else for their thoughtful comments!