Steven Blank

Professor of Entrepreneurship at Stanford University

Steven Blank

Steven Blank

Professor of Entrepreneurship at Stanford University

Overview
Career Highlights

Launchpad Central, Inc.
M34 Capital, Inc.
Epiphany, Inc.

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2812

Number of Boards

15

Birthday

01/01/1953 - New York

Age

66

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Co-Founder at Zignal Labs, Inc.

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Executive Chairman at Calysta, Inc.

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Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer at CafePress, Inc.

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Investor at Lumos Labs, Inc.

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Partner, Investment Team at Menlo Ventures Management LP

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at NUMERATE Inc.

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Director at California League of Conservation Voters

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Attorney at The Law Offices of Pedro Nava

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Partner at California Strategies LLC

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Former Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President at Adaptive Broadband Corp.

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Steven Blank
Professor of Entrepreneurship at Stanford University
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The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, UMich, or U of M), frequently referred to as simply Michigan, is a public research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. It is the state's oldest university and the flagship campus of the University of Michigan. It is one of the original eight Public Ivy universities and is one of the founding members of the Association of American Universities. It has been ranked among the top five research universities in the US, and among the top 20 universities in the world. U-M also has satellite campuses in Flint and Dearborn.

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University of California Berkeley National rankings: In a National Research Council analysis of 212 doctoral programs at American universities, 48 Berkeley programs place among the top 10 nationwide. Faculty awards and honors: There are 8 Nobel Laureates, 32 MacArthur Fellows, and 4 Pulitzer Prize winners among the current faculty. History of UC Berkeley: Historical highlights, arranged by topic, following the campus's development — from UC's founding in 1868 to a turn-of-the-century building boom, a research explosion in the 1930s, the Free Speech Movement of the '60s, and Berkeley's key role today in science and technology revolutions. Timeline of discoveries and contributions by UC Berkeley scholars. Traditions of Cal: Who was the Angel of Death? What's with the "Big C" up there in the hills — and why is it sometimes green? Who wears Oski's jolly bear head and size 54 yellow sweater? Tours and webcams: Check out what's happening on Sproul Plaza, the campus's true heart. See stunning live views of the Bay Area from the Lawrence Hall of Science's perch in the Berkeley hills. Chancellor and administration: Information on Chancellor Robert Birgeneau, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George W. Breslauer, and how the university is organized. Organizational charts are included. UC System overview and links: On the campuses, laboratories, and medical centers that comprise UC's public educational system, as well as UC's K-12 partnerships, economic impact, and agriculture and environmental resources.

Career History
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Current

LaunchPad is a platform for innovation portfolio management, helping organizations combine the agility of startups with the scale of the existing enterprise. The software enables teams to track and analyze the evolution of their business model and make data-driven decisions in the search for product-market fit. At the enterprise level, team activity is rolled into dashboard views that rationalize startup metrics with important business KPIs, helping executives and portfolio managers compare projects and make more informed decisions about what to move forward in the innovation pipeline. Founded by technology visionaries Steve Blank and Jim Hornthal, LaunchPad’s customers include large enterprises like Roche, Genentech, Jones Lang LaSalle, and Mayo Clinic as well as 120 universities and leading startup accelerators. In addition, LaunchPad’s method is now the mandated commercialization framework for the National Science Foundation (NSF I-Corps) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

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M34 Capital, Inc. is a private equity firm focusing on technology products and services.

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Biota Technology, Inc. applies deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) sequencing and data science to explore the earth's subsurface. It offers DNA data services for production profiling, sweet spot identification, and reservoir connectivity. The company was founded by Ajay Kshatriya and Rob Knight in 2013 and is headquartered in San Diego, CA.

Political Donations
$3,900
2012
$3,900
2011
$3,900
2011
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CafePress, Inc. issued Common Stock

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A.I. Assistant for Doctors

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5 Health, Inc. operates a mobile application that engages in the provision of clinical information services to doctors. The company was founded by Yanchuan Sim and Dorothea Koh in June 2018 and is headquartered in Anaheim, CA.

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Gamalon, Inc. develops machine intelligence data software for e-Commerce platforms and manufacturing companies. It develop a technique that lets machines learns to recognize concepts in images or text much more efficiently. The company was founded by Ben Vigoda in 2013 and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.

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