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The Startup Community Way: Evolving an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem (Techstars) by [Brad Feld, Ian Hathaway ]
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AN ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO CREATING A THRIVING STARTUP COMMUNITY IN YOUR CITY USING THE THEORY OF COMPLEX SYSTEMS

"The Startup Community Way zooms out to look at the big picture even as it provides a close, highly detailed look at each of the actors, factors, and conditions that can combine to create a successful entrepreneurial ecosystem . . . The work of innovation is continuous, and thinking truly long-term is crucial in order to reap its true benefits. What I mean by long-term thinking is an ongoing, honest, and comprehensive consideration of what we want our companies to look like—and our country and our world—for upcoming generations. In order to have the future we strive for, one in which opportunity and assets are fairly distributed, and thoughtful management and care for the planet and all of the people who live on it with us is central, we need to look beyond the right now to the realization of all the promise of the work that's already been done. This book is a perfect entry point for doing just that."
—From the Foreword by Eric Ries

When entrepreneurs, investors, and visionaries come together in one location to develop companies and support each other, magic happens. From bestselling author and entrepreneur Brad Feld and Ian Hathaway, entrepreneurship expert and startup advisor, The Startup Community Way introduces a new framework for thinking about startup communities and entrepreneurial ecosystems. Using the theory of complex systems, the authors show how you can foster openness, collaboration, and creativity that can't be controlled or engineered—but that will generate successful entrepreneurs and a vibrant society.

Following up Feld's bestselling Startup Communities: Building an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Your City, this book expounds the principles of innovation through collaboration. You'll discover how to:

  • Provide and encourage committed, long-term leadership from within the startup community, bucking outdated top-down trends
  • Embrace unpredictability, dynamism, and diversity to encourage the widest possible participation in the startup community
  • Assess the applicability of various measurement models for your unique startup situation, and recognize the long-term nature of the entrepreneurial ecosystem development
  • Focus on support and collaboration, root out unhelpful behavior, and build an engaged, positive sum mindset into your startup culture

Anyone engaged in the business of innovation will find endless inspiration in The Startup Community Way. Regardless of your role, you'll find new ways to engage with your startup community while building a long-term, healthy entrepreneurial ecosystem. --This text refers to the hardcover edition.

About the Author

BRAD FELD has been an early-stage investor and entrepreneur for over 30 years. He is currently a partner at Foundry Group and is a co-founder of Techstars. In addition to his investing efforts, Brad runs the Anchor Point Foundation with his wife Amy Batchelor. Brad is a nationally recognized speaker on the topics of venture capital investing and entrepreneurship.

IAN HATHAWAY is an analyst, strategist, and writer. He has been an advisor and executive for leaders in technology, media, and finance on a range of innovation, strategy, and policy initiatives. He is a leading thinker and writer in the areas of entrepreneurship, innovation, cities, and the economy. Ian also advises and invests in startups in the United States and Europe. --This text refers to the hardcover edition.

Product details

  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B085422QMC
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Wiley; 1st edition (August 3, 2020)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ August 3, 2020
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 4111 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 321 pages
  • Lending ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.8 out of 5 stars 103 ratings

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Peter John Dervenis
5.0 out of 5 stars Creating and Nurturing Thriving Startup Communities
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4.0 out of 5 stars A must read for startup community practitioners
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5.0 out of 5 stars Complexity in a practical package.
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