2013-11-11 00:00:00NewsEnglishhttps://quickbooks.intuit.com/uk/resources/uk_qrc/uploads/2017/01/Lean-StartIn.jpghttps://quickbooks.intuit.com/uk/resources/news-and-updates/lean-startin-weekend-workshop-intuit-uk/Lean StartIn Weekend Workshop @ Intuit UK

Lean StartIn Weekend Workshop @ Intuit UK

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On 16th-17th November we hosted our first Lean StartIn Weekend in our new London. During this two days workshop we invited 10 local StartUp teams and guided them through the Lean StartIn methodology from Intuit.

Almost 40 teams applied for the weekend workshop which was organised by Ben Blank and Aaron Eden, Innovation Leader at Intuit, and the local Intuit UK team.

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The Lean Startup theory, devised by Eric Ries in his best-selling book The Lean Startup, is at the heart of Intuit’s global success story. Now, the secrets behind this concept has been shared in many workshops before and have been brought to London now.

Be more innovative.

Stop wasting people’s time.

Be more successful.

The Lean Startup

Focused on how the Lean Startup principles can be applied to growing businesses – the workshop focused on allowing teams to kick-start the business idea and increase the chances of success.

This is what the teams received as a first brief:

·      Learn how to put Eric Ries’ Lean Startup theory into practice

·      Discover the secrets of applying lean startup principles to your idea

·      Practice rapid experimentation tips, tricks and hacks

·      Get expert coaching, mentorship and feedback from Intuit Leaders

·      Uncover additional “insider” secrets we can’t publish here

The teams and winners

It was two energetic days full of new ideas, iterations and rapid experiments. Some of the participating StartUps included usesnapapp, BumpUpOrg, theofdb and WasteNotLDN.

Final winner of the two days was the team of Marian Gazdik and their mobile SaySomeApp which convinced the Jury most. The SaySomething team followed the LeanStartIn process rigidly, built hypothesis, rapid experiments and went out to talk to potential customers and prove their assumptions following the Lean StartUp process.

Congratulations again to all teams and the incredible progress all the participants made.

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