• Why Uber Is The Revenge Of The Founders Uber, Zenefits, Tanium, Lending Club CEOs of companies with billion dollar market caps have been in the news – and not in a good way.  This seems to be occurring more and more.  Why do these founders get to stay around? Because the balance of power has dramatically shifted from investors to founders. Here’s why it generates bad CEO […] Steve Blank 17 min read November 16, 2017
  • On Building A Great Founding Team: Startup 101 There’s been a lot written about the individual characteristics of what makes a great founder, but a lot less about what makes a great founding team and how that’s different from a great founding CEO. I think we’ve been imprecise in defining three different roles. In doing so we’ve failed to help founders understand what it takes to build a great […] Steve Blank 6 min read June 9, 2017