Perspectives March 2, 2016

Now Playing: Blitzscaling


Last year at Stanford University, Reid Hoffman, Allen Blue, Chris Yeh & I taught a class on entrepreneurship at Stanford called “Blitzscaling” — a strategy in which a company (most often technology companies here in San Francisco & Silicon Valley) pursues unusually high rates of growth in a way that’s tactically inefficient in terms of capital and other resources, but strategically essential to capitalizing on a large and attractive market opportunity.

The class went well, and included tons of amazing insights from guests like Eric Schmidt, Marissa Mayer, Reed Hastings and Sam Altman, plus many others.

So today we’re making the entire course content — all 20 class lectures — available via podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Pocket Casts, and Stitcher (coming soon).

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