Do More Faster: Techstars Lessons to Accelerate Your Startup

Do More Faster: Techstars Lessons to Accelerate Your Startup

Practical advice from some of today's top early stage investors and entrepreneurs TechStars is a mentorship-driven startup accelerator with operations in three U.S. cities. Once a year in each city, it funds about ten Internet startups with a small amount of capital and surrounds them with around fifty top Internet entrepreneurs and investors. Historically, about seventy-five percent of the companies that go through TechStars raise a meaningful amount of angel or venture capital. Do More Faster: TechStars Lessons to Accelerate Your Startup is a collection of advice that comes from individuals who have passed through, or are part of, this proven program. Each vignette is an exploration of information often heard during the TechStars program and provides practical insights into early stage entrepreneurship.


Contains seven sections, each focusing on a major theme within the TechStars program, including idea and vision, fundraising, legal and structure, and work/life balance Created by two highly regarded experts in the world of early stage investing Essays in each section come from the experienced author team as well as TechStar mentors, entrepreneurs, and founders of companies While you'll ultimately have to make your own decisions about what's right for your business, Do More Faster: TechStars Lessons to Accelerate Your Startup can get your entrepreneurial endeavor headed in the right direction.

Title:Do More Faster: Techstars Lessons to Accelerate Your Startup
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780470948798
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    Do More Faster: Techstars Lessons to Accelerate Your Startup Reviews

  • Nathan

    What a shallow and disappointingly book. This is the kind of lazy book that I avoided when I was an editor, but thanks to self-publishing and self-promotion it has been inflicted upon all of us. It di...

  • Dan Graham

    This book is mostly a commercial for TechStars. There are a few good takeaways and stories but generally it was slow going and fairly repetitive. Not much depth and a machine gun approach to business ...

  • Mahmoud Ghoz

    This is not a book, it is a blog articles. It is well organized yet not a complete story. It is like any blog, some information are new, some are old other are useless. If you are new to entrepreneurs...

  • Richandcreamy

    There are some real nuggets in here with advice if you're planning on launching a startup. Some counter intuitive things like going out and sharing your startup idea, some traps you can fall into like...

  • Jeff Whitlock

    Great content if you're new to the startup world, but probably not as much here if you've already read a lot of the thinking in the space.The book is a series of short essays organized around a number...

  • Jack

    Many of these folks have no right to give advice, in the book. Their strongest achievement was raising a (small) seed round. Even those who've exited, mostly had small acquisitions. I would not view m...

  • Andrew York

    Very specific to tech start-ups. Very good resource if you’re in that situation and I’ll read again when I find myself there...

  • Mark Kelley

    Brad Feld gave me a copy of this book after we had dinner one night. it's a decent collection of stories from entrepreneurs in the early 2000's...

  • Divija Rao

    A must read before you startup....

  • Arfan Ismail

    Excellent text for those in the tech sector ...