The Startup Success Podcast

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Show #81 Ash Maurya: Effective Startup Market Research

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The Startup Success Podcast

The Startup Success Podcast

This week in the first of a two-part podcast, Bob and Pat talk with Ash Maurya about both the Lean Startup theory and the gritty details of how and why you should do market research before you start cranking out code. If you’ve never done market research for your startup, you are going to want to take notes – this is what you need to hear, and do. Ash is both a leading light in the Lean Startup movement and is the founder of, and

Apologies for not having a show the past two weeks: work demands and family issues for both Bob and Pat got in the way. Now that things are somewhat back to normal, we will be taking steps to make sure there’s a new Startup Success Podcast every Monday afternoon (PT).

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Written by Bob Walsh, Self-Funded Startup Consultant

September 13, 2010 at 12:49 pm

Posted in Podcasts

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  1. Ash has some great points on how to start on and do well on ‘customer development’ in the early stages of a business.


    September 13, 2010 at 4:12 pm

  2. […] Bob Walsh and Patrick Foley have recently interviewed Ash Maurya and published that as a podcast. Since I am searching for information on how to do the Customer Development practically in the […]

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