While it's been effective for startups in Silicon Valley, the Lean Startup Model isn't right for every type of business. Lean Planning works by combining useful parts of the model with elements of traditional business plans.
High street shops are being offered an increasing number of technology-based solutions aimed at attracting more shoppers and bridging the online-offline gap, such as tracking beacons placed within store mannequins.
While most companies focus their innovation efforts on new products, others like Amazon and Netflix are disrupting industries with business model innovation --a cheaper, easier and more powerful form of innovation. InnovationManagement.se spoke about business model innovation with professors Netessine and Girotra, authors of the new book “The risk-driven business model”
Editor's note: We don't publish many anonymous pieces on Forbes.com, but this compelling first-person account of sexism in the startup world merits an exception. I met the author several months ago and was floored by the stories she had to tell about her dealings with mostly male investors. Like many [...]
[SAnews.gov.za] Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu says the long-term solution to South Africa's unemployment crisis is to create a nation of entrepreneurs and not a nation of job-seekers.