Accelerators in Silicon Valley

Building Successful Startups

by Peter Ester

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Book Description

Silicon Valley is the world's most successful innovation region. Apple, Google, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, WhatsApp, Uber, and Airbnb changed our way of living. Silicon Valley has built a brilliant ecosystem that supports startups. Its entrepreneurial mindset fosters risk-taking, thinking big, and sharing.

A fast growing number of accelerators in Silicon Valley help startups by bringing their product to the market, refining their business idea, developing their product, strengthening their team, designing a marketing strategy, getting first customers and traction, raising funds, and coping with the hardships of startup life.

In Accelerators in Silicon Valley Peter Ester describes how these 'schools of startup entrepreneurship' operate and empower startups. What can we learn from how Silicon Valley accelerators help startups to become successful companies? This book gives the answer. Accelerators in Silicon Valley is a book for those who share a fascination for building the new startup economy.

This open book is licensed under a Open Publication License (OPL). You can download Accelerators in Silicon Valley ebook for free in PDF format (2.0 MB).

Table of Contents

Chapter 1
Silicon Valley
 
Chapter 2
Innovation and Startups in Silicon Valley
 
Chapter 3
Unique Selling Points
 
Chapter 4
Strong Teams Will Win
 
Chapter 5
Working on a Dream
 
Chapter 6
Accelerator Darlings, Challenges, and Future Plans
 
Chapter 7
What Can Europe Learn From Silicon Valley Accelerators?
 

Book Details

Publisher
Amsterdam University Press
Published
2017
Pages
177
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9789462987166
ISBN10
9462987165
ISBN13 Digital
9789048538683
ISBN10 Digital
9048538688
PDF Size
2.0 MB
License
Open Publication License

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