- Vancouver 2017
Design Thinking encourages a user-centric approach to creating products. Developers often get too attached to a solution-centric approach to product design and have the mindset of "build it and they will come" (if it's a good product). Combining Design Thinking methodologies and the Lean approach for startups allows a developer/entrepreneur to have a strong grasp on market demand and user problems before jumping to development.
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Chin Hing Chang
UBC graduate with a BSc. in Psychology, I spent 4 years launching and developing retail businesses with Bell and WIND, and have received multiple awards for sales achievements. I crossed the chasm into entrepreneurship in 2011, since then, I have been involved in 4 different startups and have explored mobile development, import-export, photography and filming, and leadership coaching. I now manage Growth and the entrepreneurship programs at Spring, a Vancouver based Statup School (incubator).