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Speakers and organizers from the Lean Startup Summit on Feb 12, 2019 in Berlin, Germany

Six Ways to Prompt Lean Innovation

A Startup Summit Offers Solutions for Organizational Success

Mitigating VUCA with a Lean Approach: 6 Topics

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Attendees speak with Thijs Sprangers from Lean StartupSummit EMEA inside the Alte Munze, Berlin

I. Product Rules to Live By

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Holly Hester-Reilly from H2R Product shares product rules to live by.

II. Innovation is a Puzzling & ‘Wicked’ Problem

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Tendayi Viki shared abundant and memorable insights about how people can truly innovate.

III. Study Business Model Mechanics

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CEO of Strategyzer, Alexander Osterwalder, quizzed the crowd on business model mechanisms, rewarding correct answers with chocolate.

IV. Build a Culture of Entrepreneurship

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Panel on cultivating corporate entrepreneurship in organizations, looking at habits, values, tools, and methods.

V. Develop Lateral Leadership

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Tim Herbig led a workshop to define and explore the concept of Lateral Leadership

VI. Analyze Failure Archetypes

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Christoph Raethke (at far left) led back-to-back panels on Failure Archetypes and Staying Lean in a Growing Startup
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Co-Founder of Lean StartupCo and Author of Lean Startup, Eric Ries, joined the day via video.

Wrapping up the Day

It takes bravery to do all these things — to change the way we are accountable for innovation and to experiment and even to ask for permission to continue. This summit stoked that fire.

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