All Books

  • Rework
    Highly recommended entrepreneurship book. We like 37Signals business and their approach to building products and the culture behind them.
  • Crossing the Chasm
    Classic that recommends targeting a niche market first to establish your beachhead.
  • Entrepreneur Journeys Volume 1
    Great short stories about other entrepreneurs. Always inspirational and provides perspective on your journey.
  • Peak: How Great Companies Get Their Mojo from Maslow
    Many of us have heard about Maslow's pyramid strategy from our days of studying psychology. But how does it apply to businesses trying to get to the top? Successful entrepreneur Chip Conley …
  • Blue Ocean Strategy
    A "Blue Ocean" represents a market that is not crowded with competitors. In this highly readable book by two men from one of the leading business schools, located in France, the authors point out …
  • Fool's Gold?: The Truth Behind Angel Investing in America
    The tile seems a bit provocative, and one thinks that the book will debunk Angel Investing. However, the table of contents shows that there is a serious look at the subject.
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
    While this is quite pricey, it is less than taking the university course that uses this book as a text. The a-z of finance for the start-up.
  • Bootstrapping Your Business
    When should you take investor money to grow your business, and when do you go it alone for a while? This book lays out some of the ways to grow yourself first, before going out to investors.
  • The Dip: A Little Book That Teaches You When to Quit (and When to Stick)
    Recommended by entrepreneur and founder of WebVanta (the software which powers this site), Michael Slater.
  • Term Sheets & Valuations
    The holy grail of term sheets.
  • Founders at Work
    One great way to learn about startups is to hear from other great founders.
  • Managing with Aloha
    We dream of living in Hawaii, surrounded by the Aloha spirit of welcome and friendliness. Imagine if you could create the same spirit in the midst of your hard-working company, and still get a …
  • Open Innovation
    A resource from Harvard Business School
  • Business Plans that Work
    People try and skip the business plan step, which is a sure path to confusion. Here’s a way to make it work.
  • New Venture Creation
    What does it take to start a business, and have it succeed? Here’s an up to date look.
  • The Tipping Point
    A new look at the impact that small changes can have on business and the world.
  • The Four Steps to the Epiphany
    The essential “how to” book for anyone bringing a product to market, writing a business plan, marketing plan or sales plan.
  • Engineering Your Start-Up
    Covers the fundamentals of launching and growing an on-line business.
  • Lead Like an Entrepreneur
    Here’s a look at the qualities of being an entrepreneur, whether you are on your own or in a large business.
  • Mountains Beyond Mountains
    Another inspiring example of what one man, with a passion and vision, can do to change the lives of people for the better, and leave behind a lasting legacy.