Tag Archives: leanstartup

New Speaker Announcement – Tendai Charasika joins us for ‘Lean Startup in Action’

17 Apr

New Speaker for April Event

We are delighted to announce that Tendai Charasika, the Entrepreneurial Director for EnterpriseCorp, the enterprise development arm of Greater Louisville Inc (Kentucky, USA), will be joining us via video link for ‘Lean Startup in Action’ on Monday 22nd April. In his role, Tendai works with hundreds of entrepreneurs and startups annually to accelerate their learning […]

Next Event “Lean Startup in Action”

16 Apr

Lean in Action with the Business Model Canvas

As Ash Maurya says “Practice trumps theory” We’re gearing up for our next event on Monday 22nd April, when we will be looking at Lean Startup in Action – how companies are applying lean startup within their business. This will be a great opportunity for those interested in learning more about Lean Startup to get […]

Minimal Viable Wednesdays

26 Mar

Hello folks – I’m a big fan of the wisdom of Brad Feld and his insight into the Boulder startup scene. A number of us have been meeting since this New Year on Wednesdays at 5pm — in Central Bean in Newcastle — to chat through Lean Startup, Customer Development, and Business Model Canvas thinking and our […]

NCFE at NUBS for LNE

25 Feb

LeanNorth East Event with NCFE

Introduction We recently held our third event, after the Rob Fitz talk, and our Lean Tapas social. This is a brief recap of our third event. Speakers On January 14th we were be joined by Lindsey Gibson, IT Services Manager at NCFE and David Grailey, Chief Executive. They talked about their experience of the Lean […]

Lean North East January 2013: Lean Startup – It’s not just for Startups

3 Jan

Think Lean Startup is just for startups? Think again. Join us for our first event of 2013 when NCFE will be talking about their experience of the Lean Startup Machine workshop and how they are applying Lean Startup principles in an organisation with over 150 members of staff that is rapidly growing. NCFE is a leading […]

Lean Tapas, and NCFE event on 14th January

19 Dec

Lean Tapas

Intro A fun night was had by all [I think!] last night at La Tasca in Newcastle’s Grey Street. It was great to build some more momentum, and find out from folk what their interests are. Great also to have more of a ‘startup event’, and also discussion of Lean Startup, Customer Development, and Business […]

My description of Lean Startup plus related links #leanstartup

1 Dec

Preamble Emma and I recently had a meeting relating to Lean North East, at which I was asked to put together a summary of Lean Startup. The following text, documents and links are what I compiled, including the following quote. How you enjoy the content, and please feel free to comment at the bottom! “For […]

@leancamp’s @robfitz at @leannortheast – a triumph!

5 Nov

I’m so glad and grateful to be able to blog about the initial meeting of Lean North East – and also be able to say that Leancamp’s Rob Fitzpatrick presented to the group at the old Post Office in Newcastle’s Pink Lane. This post gives some description of the recent event, along with video of […]

North East Goes Lean: Eric Ries Interview

29 Sep

You’ve got 25,000 users interested pre-launch of your new product… that’s fantastic, right? Not according to Eric Ries…

Updated: Bring Lean Startup Machine to Newcastle

27 Sep

Lean Startup Machine is the world’s leading bootcamp on Lean Startup methodology.

Contrary to popular perception, the phrase “lean startup” implies much more than capital efficiency. It encompasses a paradigm-shifting way of thinking about how to build new companies and products, and how to bring those products to market faster.