Case Study: Lean for Social Entrepreneurship

Posted by Amy Schrier on

Amy Schrier is an alumna of the December 2011 Lean Startup Machine held at Hive at 55 in New York. She is the founder and CEO of, a digital entertainment channel about humanitarian causes.

Amy SchrierSometime a couple of weeks ago, I submitted to a startup business competition I noticed on...

#LsmNYC, Day One in Photos

Posted by Jen Marie Robustelli on

startup leaders It's 10:30pm on the first evening of tonight'sLean Startup Machine NYC, and things are really taking off. We've had an incredible turnout of 60 diverse LSM participants: from high school students who've already pitched Techstars, to longtime business owners, to attorneys, to serial entrepreneurs...

A Designer's Experience at LSM

Posted by Adam Saynuk on

Adam Saynuk is an alumnus of the October 2011 Lean Startup Machine held at Grind Space in New York. He is the founder of creative studio, BAKERY.

Adam SaynukFirst, I'll start with some observations as a graphic designer. As an artist, I'm supposed to go with my gut. And I do, often. As a graphic designer,...

How Lean Startup Machine Made Me Quit My Day Job

Posted by David Cole on

Team Outovate from Lean Startup Machine New York, October 2011David Cole was the winner of the October 2011 Lean Startup Machine held at Grind Space in New York. Pictured here with teammates Rob Caucci, Natasha Gajewski, Ziyad Hermez and Herby Reynaud. This is the story of how David took the Lean Startup plunge with a company called Outovate... The core...

Liveblogging from #LsmPakistan

Posted by Trevor Owens on

Update #5 - Sunday Morning Last night we had several special guests. We had over ten CEO's of software/IT companies attending the event. It was a pleasure finally meeting Jehan Ara who is the President of Pakistan Software Houses Association (PASHA). She was instrumental in spreading the word and...