CustDev: Customer Development, Startups, Metrics, Business Models
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What makes startups successful? Case studies and practical information on business model generation and building what customers really need.
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No One Wins In Business Plan Competitions

No One Wins In Business Plan Competitions | CustDev: Customer Development, Startups, Metrics, Business Models | Scoop.it

Last week one of the schools I teach at invited me to judge a business plan contest. I suggested that they first might want to read my post on why business plans are a poor planning and execution tool for startups. They called back laughing and the invitation disappeared.


At best I think business plan competitions are a waste of time. But until now I haven’t been able to articulate a framework of why or had a concrete suggestion of what to replace them with.


Now I do.

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Toolkit for Preparing Your Own Blue Ocean-Performance Dashboard #bmgen

Toolkit for Preparing Your Own Blue Ocean-Performance Dashboard #bmgen | CustDev: Customer Development, Startups, Metrics, Business Models | Scoop.it
Photocredit: Miss Annie: These days Related articles Designing for Growth: A Design Thinking Toolkit for Managers (Columbia Business School Publishing) eBook: Jeanne Liedtka, Tim Ogilvie: Amazon.c...
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