This page is an ongoing collection of templates for you to use, books we’ve read and recommend. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about anything you find on this page.

  • Invest to Exit by Tom McKaskill, free eBook for Entrepreneurs, Angel Investors and Business Advisors
  • Early Exits by Basil Peters, exit strategies for entrepreneurs and angel investors (but maybe not venture capitalists)


  • The 4-hour Workweek by Tim Ferriss, learn to start with small commercial experiments and outsource almost everything
  • Founders at Work by Jessica Livingston, a collection of interviews with founders of famous technology companies about what happened in the very earliest days
  • Blue Ocean Strategies by W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne, how companies offer new solutions to customers by emphasizing new attributes not offered or underperforming by competitors
  • The Illusions of Entrepreneurship by Scott Shane, a summary of a lot of the pitfalls of entrepreneurship with a focus on sole proprietorships and tiny businesses
  • The E-Myth Revisited by Michael Gerber, focuses on sole proprietorships and tiny businesses

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