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Beginning with the basics of writing a business plan, this wide-ranging resource moves on to cover sophisticated topics such as how to navigate the world of venture capital funding and strategies for turning technological innovations into successful marketplace realities. Harvard Business Review on Entrepreneurship offers valuable insights for all types of business pioneer ...more
Paperback, 217 pages
Published February 10th 1999 by Harvard Business Press (first published February 1999)
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Kelly Reid
Mar 24, 2013 rated it liked it
meh? dated info, without the "prophetic" charm of older business books. still a decent read if it's all you've got, but there are better uses of your time than to read this book.
Antonio Gallo
Non sono un manager, non mi intendo affatto di economia, eppure ho creduto opportuno inserire qui su GR, questo numero di una importante ed affermata rivista economica che porta il nome di una prestigiosa università. La ragione è dovuta al fatto che sono un dinosauro, figlio di un tipografo post-gutenberghiano del secolo e del millennio scorsi, non mi stancherò mai di scriverlo per affermare l'evoluzione della specie.

Mi piace occuparmi dei nuovi media e della editoria in genere e delle sue tras
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DC Vairavel
Dec 11, 2017 rated it really liked it
This is book a collection of articles (total of 8). Needless to say, HBR articles are of good quality and this one is not an exception. While a couple of articles are not very useful or up to the mark, the rest make it up. A good read for entrepreneurs and the like!
May Ling
Apr 06, 2018 rated it liked it
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Interesting for a young entrepreneur or someone who is really starting out. It's likely not relevant for a more seasoned entrepreneur or senior executive.

David Dranchak
Apr 12, 2011 rated it it was amazing
The Harvard Business Review on Entrepreneurship is the type of book that one can easily read during a two-hour flight. It contains eight articles, all authored by seasoned business professionals. If you are even remotely interested in starting your own business then you will surely appreciate this collection of wisdom. I have been referring to this book for several years and regard it as one of the more important reference works for my consultancy.

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Lauren
Oct 01, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Excellent book with extremely pertinent cases. However, somewhat outdated as it does not reflect the changes in entrepreneurship, VC, and the tech industry after the dot com boom, bust, and recent recession. If you are in the industry, it will spur some considerable discussion and debate. If you're not, I do not recommend this book for a beginner as you'll receive an outdated view of the start up world and its requirements.
Paul
Aug 12, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Reading this book gave me my first twang of remorse that I didn't get into Harvard. It was phenomenal. Must read for anyone interested in starting a company.
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