Startups: Lean 101 – A short and flexible course, on the house!

More than 1.5 year ago, I was lucky to be allowed to “experiment” a bit on my colleagues, preparing a course that was based on the theories from Steve Blank, Eric Ries and Ash Maurya, having to do with the lean and lean-like approaches in developing a product or even better, developing your customers. I am still… Read More Startups: Lean 101 – A short and flexible course, on the house!

Inspired by preaching the lean approach to a small a group of undergrads

The other day, I received an e-mail (addressed to Kimolia Art Cafe), from a group of undergraduate students from a department (I will keep the department secret) in the Athens University of Economics & Business. They were researching for an assignment in a course they attended, related to a new business idea, addressed to cafe/bar… Read More Inspired by preaching the lean approach to a small a group of undergrads

Start-up Owner’s Manual – Book and online course reviewed

For the past few months, almost a year now, I have had the opportunity to experiment and work with the latest approaches in business & product development! I started working with the Lean Startup methodology by Eric Ries and the Lean Canvas of Ash Maurya and worked my way back to the origins of the entire approach, going through Alex… Read More Start-up Owner’s Manual – Book and online course reviewed