Insights

Dec 16 2013
By Proteus in Insights

Financial statements are a Rosetta Stone for startups. They reveal the strategies and the tactics of how to bring a product to market. These are the ten metrics I look at when sifting through a startup's operational model, whether when considering an investment or in a board meeting.

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Dec 11 2013
By Proteus in Insights

Going off on your own is no easy feat, and many would-be entrepreneurs quickly become unsettled by the hard work and uncertainty of the lifestyle. You can’t prepare yourself for every aspect of running your own business, but here are some key questions to ask yourself before taking the plunge.

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Nov 7 2013
By Proteus in Insights

In 2012 I got together with Alexander Osterwalder, Henry Chesbrough and Andre Marquis to think about the Lean and the future of corporate innovation. We had some radical thoughts how companies were going to have change to remain competitive in the 21st century in a blog post. What we didn’t envision was that one creative corporate VP would take that post and build a world-class corporate innovation program around it.

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