Framework

Lean Canvas / Lean Startup

Lean Canvas & Lean Startup

Lean Startup is a methodology for developing businesses and products that aims to shorten product development cycles and rapidly discover if a proposed business model is viable. The concept is to Build-Measure-Learn.

The Lean Canvas is one of the leading tools entrepreneurs use to create their startup business model, created by Ash Maurya, the founder of LeanStack and author of Running Lean and Scaling Lean It is adapted from Alex Osterwalder’s Business Model Canvas and optimized for Lean Startups.

What are the Benefits of Lean Canvas?

  • It is a traction-first (customer-first) approach ​
  • Populates your investor pitch-deck concisely and powerfully​
  • Focuses the business model canvas for startups​
  • Helps get you to Problem-Solution Fit and Product-Market Fit​
  • Can be used with VP Canvas, Blue Ocean Canvas and Design Thinking

How Can Si2 Help Your Business Using the Lean Canvas & Lean Startup Framework?

  • Lean Canvas creation and optimization​
  • Make sure you have a problem worth solving​
  • Uncover existing alternatives and Identify early adopters​
  • Map your Customer Factory Blueprint and traction metrics​
  • Examine customer triggering events that make them take action​
  • Test your riskiest assumptions first so you don’t waste time or money
  • Craft an offer and build your MVP (min. viable product)​
  • Scale your startup by 10x financial projections
Lean Canvas
Brian Gladden
Lean Stack

Brian is an expert in Lean Canvas and has been trained by LeanStack as a mentor.