Published: Tue May 11 2021 - Avg Reading Time: 1min

How to create a Lean Canvas for your next startup Idea

Every business needs some sort of business plan, often for investors or just for your team. But sometimes your idea is just that an idea, to create a 40-page document just from an idea is well not very fun. Instead, we opt for something simpler. A lean canvas.

What is a lean canvas?

Lean Canvas is a 1-page business plan template created by Ash Maurya that helps you deconstruct your idea into its key assumptions. It is adapted from Alex Osterwalder's Business Model Canvas and optimized for Lean Startups. It replaces elaborate business plans with a single page business model.

How do you create a lean canvas?

There are many templates you can find online to create one by just googling it, instead, I went ahead and created a template on Notion. You can get it here. The template will have all the details you need to get your next great idea down!

Download the template here

Netflix Lean Canvas Example:

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