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The Startup Playbook: The Secrets of the Fastest-Growing Startups, Featuring Adeo Ressi

Posted by Amity Sims on 2013-01-07

Every great entrepreneur has a story to tell; their expertise, developed over years of successes and failures is regarded as awe-inspiring, and revered by new and seasoned founders alike. In The Startup Playbook, David S. Kidder, captures the tales of over 40 of the most influential founders, curating them into business lessons with detailed insights. Included in this list is Adeo Ressi, Founder and CEO of the Founder Institute and TheFunded.com.

The book has been regarded as a must for entrepreneurs and is scheduled to be released on January 8th, 2013. To learn more check out thestartupplaybook.com.

“Kidder’s Startup Playbook is a one-inch punch of the start-up experience—a raw insider’s
guide to the real playbooks behind some of tech’s greatest successes and comebacks. It’s an urgent and prescient read.”
--Marc Andreessen, cofounder and general partner, Andreessen Horowitz

 

About The Startup Playbook:
According to the Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity, more than 565,000 new businesses were created in 2010 in the United States alone—each one of them hoping to strike gold. The Startup Playbook will help them succeed. Going insider to insider with unprecedented access, New York Times bestselling author and Clickable CEO, David Kidder, shares the hard-hitting experiences of some of the world's most influential entrepreneurs and CEOs, revealing their most closely held advice. Face-to-face interviews with 40 founders give readers key insights into what it took to build PayPal, LinkedIn, AOL, TED, Flickr, and many others into household names. Special sections include topics ranging from how to select the right idea to pursue to finding funding and overcoming inevitable obstacles. In an economy demanding change, The Startup Playbook is the go-to for entrepreneurs big and small.

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