Category startup

Customer Development and Value Proposition Canvas

I wanted to do this post ever since I wrote about Business Model Canvas because I think Business Model Canvas is not complete without the Value Proposition Canvas. I learned that it’s very important to find the perfect product – market fit in order to execute or find the business model. Customer development process guides […]

Great tip on how to get Referrals by Noah Kagan

In a conversation between Tim Ferriss & Noah Kagan, CEO of AppSumo on How Risk-Averse Entrepreneurs, Noah shared his secret tip on referrals. I paraphrased so that you can apply to your own startup or product. ” After email signup, instead of asking a generic question like please share or refer a friend, ask something so that […]

Lean Startup – How I learned

I heard about “lean” methodologies while I was doing masters in Engineering Management. Then I related those concepts with my dad’s work, he’s a mechanical engineer and he always followed lean principles but never told me what he was doing is LEAN or may be I ignored, which is highly possible. So, while I was […]

Business Model Canvas

Ever since I watched the talk by Alexander Osterwalder at Stanford Entrepreneurship Corner website, I’ve been using the Business Model Canvas tool combined with Steve Blank’s customer development process and Eric Reis Lean startup model. Here is why I recommend this tool and process for any Startup, Enterprise or someone working on a idea/project. First, it helps […]