The Origin and Evolution of New Businesses

Full of very interesting examples of how start-ups get off the ground and the evolution of businesses like Starbucks, McKinsey and Walmart.

There cant be more than 100 pages of guff in this book. The other 275 pages make worthwhile reading.

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This book doesnt necessarily succeed in proving anything about the nature of entrepreneurs. But while it fails in this respect, it is packed full of very interesting examples of how start-ups get off the ground and the evolution of businesses like Starbucks, McKinsey and Walmart.

The book also contains some enlightening original research. BhidT crisscrossed the US interviewing some 100 entrepreneurs who had set up businesses in the late 1980s that had made it into the INC Magazine 500. Of those he met, a quarter tried to raise venture...

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