Who says that setting up a startup doesn’t require to read books? Though practical exposure to the world is essential, books can really help you to achieve greater benefits.
Here are the best startup books that you should read.
1. The Lean Startup by Eric Ries
The Lean Startup highlights how to adapt and adjust new products or services before it’s too late. This book is for businesses of all sizes. The author provides a scientific approach to managing successful startups in this era. He defines a startup as an organization dedicated to creating something new under conditions of extreme uncertainty.
2. The $100 Startup by Chris Guillebeau
The $100 Startup talks about how to earn money by living a life with purpose, meaning and full of adventure. This book teaches how to take out time from your daily job to start something new. Also, this book gives you the courage to start from small.
3. Zero To One by Peter Thiel
Zero to One really helps an amateur entrepreneur to climb up the stair because it talks about how new inventions still can be created. It promotes asking questions which can help you to land to unexpected places.
4. The Hard Thing About Hard Things by Ben Horowitz
The Hard Thing About Hard Things is written by one of the most respected entrepreneurs of Silicon Valley. What makes this book stand out is how the author has presented the ideas with anecdotes.
5. Founders At Work by Jessica Livingston
This book is a compilation of interviews with famous technology companies’ founders about their initial days. If you are someone with a couple of friends and an idea, no doubt, this book is for you.
6. The Art Of The Start by Guy Kawasaki
The author says where there’s a will, here’s the way. This book tells what does it take to turn your idea into action. Guy Kawasaki shares his two decades of experience and offers a guide to people who are starting something new.
7. The Founder’s Dilemmas by Noam T. Wasserman
A must-read if you are starting a startup. Why? Because this is the first book which discusses the early decisions that can break or make a startup. This book gives the insight of famous founders while covering the quantitative data of thousands of other founders.
8. Start Something That Matters by Balke Mycoskie
Start Something That Matters helps to clear the doubt and make the right choice between following one’s passion and devoting to the causes that inspire.
These are the 8 best startup books. We hope you have found your next read.