Basics of a Lean Launch: The Successful Start-Up

If you, or you and some colleagues, are considering starting your own business, here are the basics of the "lean launch" method. Lean start-ups, agile start-up, lean continuous improvement, design thinking ---- these are the methods that have propelled Silicon Valley, Cambridge (Mass.) innovation, and our own Pioneer Valley successful explosion of new, innovative companies. This session will introduce the basic concepts and tools,and introduce you to the new world of venture creation and development.
Session Time Slot(s): 
Sep 12 2015 - 10:00am-Sep 12 2015 - 10:50am
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Speaker Bio(s): 
Rick Feldman and Rick Plaut have been providing lean launch courses, workshops, mentoring and coaching for several years. Both are mentors and facilitators with Valley Venture Mentors, and both are members of INCOMMN, a regional enterprise and community development network and consultant organization. Rick Plaut has had a successful career in marketing and strategic development; Rick Feldman has been active in economic development, venture development, and entrepreneurship. He started and sold two technology businesses, and is working on starting a third.