Austin Lean StartUp (Innovation) Resources

Getting started with Lean Startup in Austin 

Need an overview of the Lean Startup methodology before you commit? Start with this article from Harvard Business Review (HBR): Why the Lean Startup Changes Everything

Agile & Lean Methodology Books (Recommended Reading)

The Lean Startup by Eric Ries (Case Studies and how this all evolved)

The Startup Owner's Manual by Steve Blank and Bob Dorf (Resource how-to book)

Running Lean by Ash Maurya (Gets into detail on how-to, Ash worked with Eric at IMVU)

Scaling Lean by Ash Maurya (Ash's latest book)

Bonus Reading Books

The Four Steps to the Epiphany by Steve Blank (Written Before The Startup Owner's Manual)

Business Model Generation by Alexander Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur

The Lean Entrepreneur: How Visionaries Create Products, Innovate with New Ventures, and Disrupt Markets by Brant Cooper and Patrick Vlaskovits

The Lean Enterprise by Trevo Owens and Obie Fernandez (Focuses on large corporations)

Austin Lean Startup Meetups (Join this group)

Austin Lean Startup Circle

Austin Lean Startup Experts, Companies, Consultants

Spark59 (Based in Austin, founded by Ash Maurya)

Leap for Mankind (Travis McCutcheon)
 

Tools and other Resources

Lean Canvas Web Tool

Steve Blank's Lean links to resources (Very Comprehensive)

Steve Blank on Slideshare (Lean Startup Presentations)

Eric Ries on Slideshare

The Lean Startup Book Website

Startup Lessons Learned (Blog by Eric Ries)

Practice Trumps Theory (Blog by Ash Maurya)

The Lean Startup Conference (Official Conference Website)

The Lean Startup Conference YouTube Channel (Free videos of talks and presentations)

The Lean Startup Conference on Slideshare (Presentations from the conference)