Startup Opportunities: Know When to Quit Your Day Job emphasizes the idea that, while millions of entrepreneurs launch new ventures every year, few startups survive more than five years—and fewer make it to 10.
Geared toward aspiring entrepreneurs, Startup Opportunities provides a practical guide to help evaluate your business idea.
The book walks readers through various stages of startup exploration, beginning with defining what a startup actually is. Topics include people, product, marketing, planning, pitching, raising money, and pitfalls.
About the Authors
Brad Feld has been an early-stage investor and entrepreneur since 1987. Prior to co-founding Foundry Group, he co-founded Mobius Venture Capital and Intensity Ventures. Brad is also a co-founder of Techstars.
Dr. Sean Wise is an expert on startups and venture capital. His various roles include: university professor, bestselling author, international business speaker, and partner at Ryerson Futures, a seed stage venture capital fund and technology accelerator.
Brad and Sean have spent more than two decades assessing startup opportunities. They have viewed more than 30,000 pitches and participated in more than 500 startup launches.
Startup Opportunities: Know When to Quit Your Day Job is available at Amazon.com.