Replacing Business Plan Competitions – Written by Doug Neal

Imagine that there were no Olympic training camps for aspiring athletes.  In fact, let’s imagine that there were no regional qualifiers; state finals or even high school sports programs. Now let’s assume that every four years we gather together and let anyone who aspires to compete for a gold medal sign-up, get in front of…

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Entrepreneurial Jedi Master – Written by Doug Neal

The last two days we were fortunate enough to have Steve Blank spend time with us at the University of Michigan’s Center for Entrepreneurship.  During those two 12-hour days we packed Steve’s schedule with meetings, presentations, reviews, office hours and opportunities to meet with as many of our entrepreneurial community as possible (without killing Steve).…