Do More Faster (Hardcover)
Techstars Lessons to Accelerate Your Startup
John Wiley & Sons, 9780470929834, 336pp.
Publication Date: October 19, 2010
TechStars is a mentorship-driven startup accelerator withoperations in three U.S. cities. Once a year in each city, it fundsabout ten Internet startups with a small amount of capital andsurrounds them with around fifty top Internet entrepreneurs andinvestors. Historically, about seventy-five percent of thecompanies that go through TechStars raise a meaningful amount ofangel or venture capital. Do More Faster: TechStars Lessons toAccelerate Your Startup is a collection of advice that comesfrom individuals who have passed through, or are part of, thisproven program. Each vignette is an exploration of informationoften heard during the TechStars program and provides practicalinsights into early stage entrepreneurship.
- Contains seven sections, each focusing on a major theme withinthe TechStars program, including idea and vision, fundraising, legal and structure, and work/life balance
- Created by two highly regarded experts in the world of earlystage investing
- Essays in each section come from the experienced author team aswell as TechStar mentors, entrepreneurs, and founders ofcompanies
While you'll ultimately have to make your own decisions aboutwhat's right for your business, Do More Faster: TechStarsLessons to Accelerate Your Startup can get your entrepreneurialendeavor headed in the right direction.