This comprehensive and practical handbook provides step-by-step instruction; guiding entrepreneurs of innovative technology startups all the way from idea to profitability. With its easy-to-follow format targeted at both experienced and also novice entrepreneurs; Szycher’s Practical Handbook of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (PDF) covers all legal; technical; financial and governmental hurdles facing startups. It discusses common causes of business failure and highlights the pitfalls to avoid in getting innovative technology successfully to market.
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Table of contents
Table of contents :
Content: Section I Startups under the Microscope 1. Entrepreneurship and Innovation 2. External Factors Affecting the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem 3. Government Impact on Technology-Based Innovation 4. Entrepreneurial Venture Secret Sauce Section II Entrepreneurial Self-Assessment 5. Entrepreneurial Self-Starters 6. Entrepreneurial Personalities Section III Entrepreneurial Environment 7. Leadership Qualities 8. Communicating Value to Investors 9. Corporate Entrepreneurship 10. Marketing and Marketing Research on a Shoestring Section IV Classical Initial Decisions 11. Strategic Planning for Startups 12. Product Market Fit 13. Growth strategies 14. Business Law 101 15. If You Cannot Innovate, Copy 16. Corporate Governance Guidelines Section V Exit Strategies, AKA Harvesting 17. Knowledge-Intensive Industries 18. Getting Your Company Ready for an Exit 19. Exit Strategies (Harvesting Options) 20. Alternative Exits: Selling Patents and Software 21. IPO Your Ultimate Exit Strategy