The Lean Startup core idea is to avoid waste of time and resources when developing a new product or service.
Minimum Viable Product (MVP) is about a first version of the product, with minimum features, just to be presented to target audience and get feedback on it. That way, the company can verify the interest of the customers on the idea.
It’s very common to make confusion on what’s the difference between Business Model and Business Plan. But, in fact, they are similar only in name. Their functions and purposes are quite different and, actually, complementary.
The Lean Canvas is a business modeling tool created to help deconstruct a startup idea into its key and most risky assumptions. Deeply influenced by the lean startup methodology, the Lean Canvas servers as a tactical plan to guide entrepreneurs navigate their way from ideation to building a successful startup.