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Get the Heck Out of the Building in Founders School Part 2

Steve Blank, lecturer, Haas School of Business | March 18, 2014

With a ~$2 billion endowment the Kauffman Foundation is the largest non-profit focused on entrepreneurship in the world. Giving away $80 million to every year (~$25 million to entrepreneurial causes) makes Kauffman the dominant player in the entrepreneurship space. Kauffman launched Founders School – a new education series to help entrepreneurs develop their businesses during the startup stage by highlighting how startups … Continue reading »

Building Great Founding Teams

Steve Blank, lecturer, Haas School of Business | July 30, 2013

That he which hath no stomach to this fight, let him depart…We few, we happy few, we band of brothers. William Shakespeare, Henry Vth There’s been a lot written about the individual characteristics of what makes a great founder, but a lot less about what makes a great founding team and how that’s different from a great founding  CEO. I think … Continue reading »