News: The UN’s cost-effective guide to A Better World by 2030, by the Copenhagen Consensus Center

In 2015, the UN’s Millennium Development Goals are expiring and the international community will set new goals. The Post-2015 Consensus brings together the world’s top economists, NGOs, international agencies and businesses to identify the goals with the greatest benefit-to-cost ratio for the next development agenda. The Copenhagen Consensus Center interviewed 32 of the world’s top economists to …

The Inevitable Future

ro·man·ti·cize (v) – Deal with or describe in an idealized or unrealistic fashion; make (something) seem better or more appealing than it really is. Feel Humanity with your Action U2 is a band who feel humanity. Today’s 360 Tour show had a scene where we can see the eye of a person, a woman. As her …

How to Fail as a Startup

“Startups don’t fail because they lack a product; they fail because they lack customers and a proven financial model.” – Steve Blank, 4 Steps to the Epiphany So, what is a startup? A startup is a concept in search of customers and scalable business model. Once these are obtained, the startup turns into a company. …

CUSTOMER DISCOVERY: 4 Steps to the Epiphany, Steve Blank

4 Steps to the Epiphany, Steve Blank CUSTOMER DISCOVERY   Have we identified a problem a customer wants solved? Does our product solve these customer needs? If so, do we have a viable and profitable business model? Have we learned enough to go out and sell?   Find customers who buy into the

OVERVIEW: 4 Steps to the Epiphany, Steve Blank

4 Steps to the Epiphany, Steve Blank OVERVIEW   “Products with senior management out in front of customers early and often – win.” Difference between “Fire, Ready, Aim” and “Ready, Fire, Aim”   Product Development: The Path to Disaster:

Using Facebook’s Success Strategy

Did Facebook succeed because of exclusivity? I don’t think so. Facebook succeeded because of density.   Density for achieving Network Effect And density is an important concept for products looking to achieve a the network effect. Density in the sense that there are a lot of people, near each other,