“Lean” doesn’t work for the majority of startups in SE Asia

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The current dominant meme in the startup community is the "Lean" startup.   Take a look at the 52 exhibitors on Echelon 2011's site, count how many of the startups are either a  social network, a marketplace or  a platform?  The majority of the startups all are primarily relying on network effects as a major part of their product value.  The current "Lean" approach doesn't work for network … [Read more...]