How To Conduct Your Own Google Ventures Design Sprint

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Editor’s note: This post is part of a seven-part series originally published on Google Ventures’ site, Design Staff.

At Google Ventures, we do product design work with startups all the time. Since we want to move fast and they want to move fast, we’ve optimized a process that gets us predictably good results in five days or less. We call it a product design sprint, and it’s great for getting unstuck or accelerating projects that are already in motion.

I’ve planned and run over 40 of these sprints, first with teams at Google and now with startups in the Google Ventures portfolio…