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An edition of Lost and founder (2018)

Lost and founder

a painfully honest field guide to the startup world

  • 4.00 ·
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  • 8 Want to read
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  • 1 Have read
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Language
English
Pages
312

Shares the author's experiences creating, running, and leaving a tech company, and offers advice to people who want to create tech startups of their own.

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Lost and Founder: A Painfully Honest Field Guide to the Startup World
2018, Penguin Books, Limited
in English

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Table of Contents

Introduction : The startup cheat code
The truth shall set you free (from a lot of $#*% storms)
Why the startup world hates on services (and why you shouldn't)
Great founders don't do what they love; they enable a vision
Beware the pivot
Startups carry their founders' baggage
Don't raise money for the wrong reasons or from the wrong people
So you've decided to ask complete strangers for millions of dollars
Founding a top 5 percent startup may not make you rich
Scalable marketing flywheels > growth hacks
Real values don't help you make money (in the short term)
Living the lives of your customers and their influencers is a startup cheat code
Great products are rarely "minimally viable"
Should you sell your startup early? yes, probably
If management is the only way up, we're all f'd
Vulnerability = weakness
Self-awareness is a superpower
Focus
Cheat codes for next time.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-304) and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
658.1/1
Library of Congress
HD9696.8.U62 F56 2018, HD9696.8

The Physical Object

Pagination
viii, 312 pages
Number of pages
312

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL26953443M
ISBN 10
0735213321, 0241290929
ISBN 13
9780735213326, 9780241290927
LCCN
2017050230
OCLC/WorldCat
999589669

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