Start-ups are new businesses ranging from just a dream at present to ones that have successfully launched and are ready for growth. We collect a range of useful business wisdom here to help you with your growth plans.
Useful Profit Savvy startup resources
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There is a a whole body of business wisdom growing up around the concept of Lean Startups.
Essentially, this means taking a very controlled approach to learning about your embryonic business so that you can grow as economically and as fast as possible.
If you are into a start-up, this is essential reading for you.
There is a lot more written on the topic of Lean Start-ups than we can reasonably cover in Profit Savvy.
If this topic is of interest to you, look through the ever expanding range of books and YouTube videos on the topic.
The YouTube video series of 184 videos in a playlist by Steve Blank, below, is an easy to follow and comprehensive visual approach to the topic. Steve Blank is a founding father of the modern approach to start-ups.
YouTube Start-up Playlist https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLZ9qNFMHZ-A6c0ia7KsZnx1y2VKpnk_zy (Note: video's have been uploaded by Alireza Saberi)