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Learn about Entrepreneurship

Take time to learn about entrepreneurship.  StartupSOS is a great start.  You’ll learn things like:

  • How to Test your Business Model assumptions before you create the product)
  • How to Protect your Company and your intellectual property
  • How do you do that? Here are some online resources:

But try though we do, we can’t cover it all – and multiple points of view are always a good idea.  With that in mind, here are some recommended books. (Note: if you buy using these links to Amazon, StartupSOS earns a small commission – and you get a good price! So if you go for it – thanks for the help!)

The Art of the Start 2.0: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything
Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers
The Entrepreneur’s Survival Guide, Second Edition
The Innovator’s Dilemma: The Revolutionary Book That Will Change the Way You Do Business
The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses
Running Lean: Iterate from Plan A to a Plan That Works (Lean Series)
The Startup Owner’s Manual: The Step-By-Step Guide for Building a Great Company

We’ll review these and other books in the StartupSOS blog over time.  Meanwhile – learn as much as you can. Entrepreneurship is not easy – learning as much as you can up front helps.

You’ll find more reading in the StartupSOS tag cloud of curated blog posts. There are posts on many, many topics from many points of view.

And when you run across entrepreneur/startup words you’ve never heard before – the StartupSOS Glossary has a huge collection of definitions.