Innovation is a process you can learn. With the curriculum here you'll start applying the latest skills and strategies to make sure your venture thrives in today's fast paced world.

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They have a saying where we come from: ‘Talk is cheap’. We’re here to help you apply today’s best practices.

Startup Sprints

20 things you can do in 20 minutes to kickstart the innovation process.

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The 20-Minute Innovator

20 things you can do in 20 minutes to kickstart the innovation process.

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How do you identify yourself? Find resources relevant to your particular entrepreneurial identity


I’ve been there- 5 times to be exact.The resources here have been validated by practicing entrepreneurs building real companies.


I’ve been an intrapreneur and work with others routinely. The resources here will help you help your company create new ventures.


You’ll find structured resources that will help keep your program effective and on track.


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A Practical Guide for Anyone Creating or Designing Applications or Software


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Using Storyboards to Animate Customer Discovery

The increasingly popular rubric of ‘customer development’ encompasses the traditional disciplines of marketing, product management, and entrepreneurship. It re-segments and combines these disciplines into something entirely focused on new product/business creation. It’s practice (and its originator, Steve Blank) has one overriding directive: get out into the world and understand the customer. Paired with design thinking, the discipline is highly useful in today’s dynamic, hyper competitive … [Read More...]


About this website and Alex Cowan

Alex Cowan is the founder and CTO of Leonid Systems, in addition to being the author of Starting a Tech Buisness. Alex is an active advisor to companies and institutions on the material published on this website.