Top 10 Reasons to Not be a Lean Startup for Momentum Michigan

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Top 10 Reasons to Not be a Lean Startup for Momentum Michigan

  1. 1. The top Ten Reasons tonot be a Lean Startup Momentum Michigan May 19, 2011Patrick Vlaskovits Brant Cooper@pv @brantcoopervlaskovits.com marketbynumbers.com
  2. 2. 10. You’re theWorld’s BestSALESMAN
  3. 3. Don’t worry…
  4. 4. 9. Any PR is Good PR
  5. 5. 8.Buildit.And they will come.
  6. 6. Well, I’m 200 lbs and I’m lean too… I’m lean, ergo my vision & scalability are limited.7. Lean Startup forces entrepreneurs to think small
  7. 7. 6. Lean Startup is Too Rigid &Formulaic
  8. 8. 5. Not Formulaic Enough!
  9. 9. 4. Your Business Model is TooComplicated
  10. 10. 3. Your Babymight beUGLY
  11. 11. 2. You’re Just Like Mike, uhm, Steve
  12. 12. 1.Because ThesePeople are TellingYou too
  13. 13. The 3 Lean Startup Meta-Rules:1) Question and Test Your Assumptions2) “Get Out of the Building”3) Do it again based on what youlearned. (Iterate) BUZZWORD ALERT!
  14. 14. Thank you. Any questions?Patrick Vlaskovits Brant Cooper@pv @brantcoopervlaskovits.com marketbynumbers.com PS Reach out & say hello@CustDev.com

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