Welcome to the LBS StartHub blog, hosted by the Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at London Business School. This platform is open for the School's entrepreneurship community and the wider London ecosystem to share experiences, observations, perspectives and research. We invite you to read, comment, share, and enjoy! If you have content proposals, please do get in touch with us: eship@london.edu

10 bad reasons to become an Entrepreneur

Even though my own entrepreneurship journey is on an indefinitely pause, I still love chatting to people who are thinking of becoming business founders. It is always encouraging to learn that even in the current hyper-competitive, over-monopolised business climate, there are still many people who are willing to take the risk inherent to starting a business […]

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The Value of Community in Our New Reality

SFR Medical, a social impact MedTech company from this year’s LBS Incubator cohort, was recently selected to represent London Business School at this year’s Santander Universities Emerging Entrepreneurs Programme. The programme is open to students and recent graduates from a Santander Universities UK partner university. It runs from May – September 2020 and features virtual […]

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Steve Blank on ‘getting out of the building’ during lockdown

The customer development method was created by serial entrepreneur-turned-educator Steve Blank, father of the Lean Startup Movement. While Luisa Alemany, Associate Professor of Management Practice at London Business School, was preparing for her ‘New Venture Development’ class, she decided to contact Steve Blank to get his views on identifying customers during lockdown. Steve’s well-known words […]

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