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High Tech Start Up, Revised and Updated: The Complete Handbook For Creating Successful New High Tech Companies

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This revised and updated edition of Nesheim's underground Silicon Valley bestseller incorporates twenty-three case studies of successful start-ups, including tables of wealth showing how much money founders and investors realized from each venture.

The phenomenal success of the initial public offerings (IPOs) of many new internet companies obscures the fact that fewer than
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Hardcover, 352 pages
Published March 16th 2000 by Free Press
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Arthur Andreev
Nov 05, 2017 rated it it was ok
In honesty, this book, while a somewhat decent introduction into the world of business and corporations, falls a bit short of its goal of truly educating its reader. Written with a pretty complex use of economic lingo and somewhat confusing explanations, this book inst really in touch with its own identity. Is it supposed to be an introduction into the world of Start Ups, or is it more catered to the audience of knowledgeable economic minds. Unfortunately, with its somewhat dated information (ex ...more
Tucker
Dec 25, 2013 rated it liked it
Published in 1997 and revised in 2000, the book, which deals solely with high-tech companies, is inevitably dated. It assumes that proposals are printed, and it reminds the high-tech presenters that they're increasingly expected to present off a laptop. There's no mention of networking via social media or of seeking income via crowdfunding -- these technologies didn't exist yet. It warns employees that they should avoid accusation of stealing intellectual property from a former employer by not t ...more
Troy Swinehart
and the stretch goal of 19 books for 2011. (Need to get them in now since the world ends next year.)
Lori Grant
Mar 29, 2013 rated it it was amazing
A must-read book on startups for knowledge workers and aspiring entrepreneurs.
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really helped me when i was negotiating a job offer.
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