Entrepreneurs Live Session – Steve Blank
The father of modern entrepreneurship discusses how to build a startup that makes the world a better place
How to build a startup that makes the world a better place
Meet Steve Blank, the father of modern Entrepreneurship
A great idea and passion can be a great starting point for building a company that changes the world, but what does it really take to succeed as an entrepreneur today?
In a very special edition of Entrepreneurs Live, Steve Blank, the Father of Modern Entrepreneurship, joins Antoine Delmas, Instructor in Entrepreneurship on the Barcelona Campus, to discuss what it takes to create a successful startup.
This fireside chat will look at:
- Common myths about being an entrepreneur
- What a successful startup team looks like
- What it takes to validate your startup idea
- How to find customers
- How to get funded
- Why the future of entrepreneurship is mission-driven
An eight-time entrepreneur-turned-educator Steve is credited with launching the Lean Startup movement. He’s changed how startups are built; how entrepreneurship is taught; how science is commercialized, and how companies and the government innovate. He is an adjunct professor at Stanford and a senior fellow for entrepreneurship at Columbia University; and the author of The Four Steps to the Epiphany and The Startup Owner’s Manual. His May 2013 Harvard Business Review cover story defined the Lean Startup movement.
About the Speaker:
Steve is the author of The Four Steps to the Epiphany and The Startup Owner’s Manual which revolutionized how startups were built, and his May 2013 Harvard Business Review cover story redefined how large companies can innovate at speed. Steve’s latest class at Stanford is Technology, Innovation and Modern War, which is providing crucial insight on the impact of commercial technology on the future of warfare. Steve blogs at www.steveblank.com.
Entrepreneurs Live Sessions will be held online in Spring 2021
Steve Blank: How to build a startup that makes the world a better place
18:30 – 19:30 CET (UTC +1)