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How to manage an early-stage startup or innovation and achieve 0 to 1?

Which challenges must be faced in the first months when moving from ideation to execution?

Which methodologies can help stand the test of time in conditions of extreme uncertainty?

When to commit more time or resources, find cofounders or hire a team or go fundraising?

"A startup is a human institution designed to create a new product or service under conditions of extreme uncertainty." – Eric Ries, The Lean Startup

What you will learn in a 2-hour executive summary of Lean Startup principles + hands-on workshop:

Striving for Lean: How to reduce risk through User Validation towards Product-Market Fit?

Positioning your Business Model: Where are you on the 0-1 canvas? When to optimize or to pivot?

Navigating from 0 to 1: What dynamics are in play in early-stage startup teams / cofounders?


Yuchen (YC) Zhang – Program Director, Startup Leadership Program, Shanghai

Founded in Boston in 2006, the SLP program trains outstanding founders, leaders, and innovators who want to become top startup CEOs. SLP Fellows have founded nearly 1900 successful startups & raised more than $700M in funding.


CEIBS Alumni International Chapter (CAIC)

CAIC is the home base for English-speaking CEIBS alumni around the world. The Chapter coordinates networking events, academic sessions and other social activities while promoting interest and experience sharing among its members.

Time and Venue:

Date: Saturday November 30, 2019

Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm

Venue: CEIBS Shanghai Campus. Room AC1-214


This event is Free and Friends of CEIBS are welcome.

Pre-Registrations are required on Eventbank.

Spots are very limited and on First Registered, First seated basis.

Workshop is in English.


China Europe International Business School
Hongfeng Road 699
Shanghai Shi, China


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