Mentoring Lean healthcare startups @ UCSF. Fascinating.
I am a mentor at present in Steve Blanks course at UCSF on lean startup methodology for healthcare startups. It’s fascinating to see the methodology being deployed simultaneously across a whole cohort of startups. The main takeaway is just how rapidly the “get out of the building” approach leads to important insights by the entrepreneur.…
Can science-based startups learn from Web 2.0?
For startups developing web-focused businesses, the ecosystem has changed enormously in the last 2-3 years, almost entirely for the better. In contrast, in the world of new ventures based on hardcore science (cleantech, medical devices, biotech, etc.), as far as I can see it is more or less “business as usual”, and in some areas…