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Translation, Part 4: MVP by MVPs

The Udacity lectures featuring Steve Blank on new venture creation are serving as a kind of textbook for my “flipped” graduate arts entrepreneurship class. Blank’s entrepreneurial process, shared by others in the lean start-up movement, advocates for getting a minimum … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurship in Translation, Part 1

With some frequency, I am asked to provide a definition of “arts entrepreneurship.” I have a short working definition (the cocktail party version is “Arts entrepreneurship is entrepreneurial action in the service of art”). I’ve written longer descriptions of arts entrepreneurship … Continue reading

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Get Out of Your Room!

The hottest idea in entrepreneurship education circles for the last year or two has been the “lean launch pad” or “lean canvas” for business model generation as explained in Osterwalder and Pigneur’s book of that name and as evangelized by … Continue reading

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