Lean start-up in mature companies

Publicerat 3 October 2017

New innovative idea starts with assumptions. But how do we move from assumptions to facts and business as fast as possible? Today we discuss Lean Start-up in mayor companies together with Andy Cars.

“If the rate of change on the outside exceeds the rate of change on the inside, the end is near.”

Jack Welch

Most companies aware of that they need to stay or try to become innovative. In that search some of them fail because they use the same tools that the start-ups is using. The intention is not wrong but all tools used by start-ups are not applicable in mature organisations. In todays course the participants listed to one of the leading experts regarding Lean in mature companies.

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Andy Cars, serial entrepreneur and expert in Lean

Andy Cars is a serial entrepreneur that turned to be an advisor. He started his career by building and selling three companies. His first company was sold to Bertelsmann Music Group (BMG) in 1995.

In 2006 he shifted focus to work with other entrepreneurs to take their ideas to market. After eight years coaching and mentoring over 200 startup teams on fundraising, business modeling, lean startup and go-to-market strategies, he decided to shift his target market.

In 2014 Andy founded Lean Ventures. There focus is on providing large mature companies proven tools and methods to develop their innovation capabilities, or as some may say, become more like startups.