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Steve Blank Father of Modern Entrepreneurship

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  • 3 types of corporate innovation

    Innovation expert Steve Blank explains the three types of corporate innovation. From a January 2015 fireside chat at Columbia University.

  • Innovating Inside a Big Company

    Innovation expert Steve Blank on why innovating inside a big company is different from working in a startup.

  • Continuous Disruption

    Innovation expert Steve Blank explains why corporations must continuously innovate. From a January 2015 fireside chat at Columbia University.

  • The Secret History of Silicon Valley

    Today, Silicon Valley is known around the world as a fount of technology innovation and development fueled by private venture capital and peopled by fabled entrepreneurs. But it wasn't always so. Steve Blank tells how the roots of Silicon Valley sprang not from the later development of the silicon semiconductor but instead from the earlier technology duel over the skies of Germany and secret efforts around (and over) the Soviet Union. World War II, the Cold War and one Stanford professor set the stage for the creation and explosive growth of entrepreneurship in Silicon Valley.