At Eric Ries' fantastic Lean Startup Conference last Friday, I had the privilege of working the Customer Development panel. While the translation to video is a bit tough due to awkward dead air while questions were being asked (Sean Ellis thankfully repeats the questions), I'm proud we closed the day off with a full session's worth of questions from the attendees. After all, that's who the conference was for. Perhaps more of these can be sprinkled throughout the day in the future and even include a means for remote viewers to ask questions. What do you think?
I liked one question in particular, because it concerns something I've been thinking about recently. Erin Turner asked about landing pages as Minimum Viable Products (@23:05 in video). I didn't opine, though I would have enjoyed challenging my friend David Binetti with an alternative take, and since the subject is covered in my new book, The Entrepreneur's Guide to Customer Development, I missed an opportunity for shameless self-promotion. One that I will now partially remedy. ; ) Continue reading ““Intermediate” MVPs” »