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Brikman, Yevgeniy

Summary: This book is the "Hello, World" tutorial for building products, technologies, and teams in a startup environment. It's based on the experiences of the author, Yevgeniy (Jim) Brikman, as well as interviews with programmers from some of the most successful startups of the last decade, including Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, GitHub, Stripe, Instagram, AdMob, Pinterest, and many others....

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Publisher / Publication Date: O'Reilly Media 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 005 BRI

McKeever, Mike P.

Summary: "You need a sound business plan to start a business or raise money to expand an existing one. For over 30 years, how to Write a Business Plan has helped fledging entrepreneurs -- from small service businesses and retailers to large manufacturing firms -- write winning plans and get needed financing. This bestselling book contains clear step-by-step instructions and forms to put together a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.6 MCK

McKeever, Mike P.

Summary: You need a sound business plan to start a business or raise money to expand an existing one. For over 30 years, How to Write a Business Plan has helped fledgling entrepreneurs--from small service businesses and retailers to large manufacturing firms--write winning plans and get needed financing. This bestselling book contains clear step-by-step instructions and forms to put together a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2019

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Abrams, Rhonda M.

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Planning Shop 2004

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Wolfram, Amy

Summary: In the first of two graphic novels, the Teen Titans attempt to throw a party without a theme, but the guest list stinks (literally); in the second story Cyborg is named CEO of the startup "ChirpFolio," and immediately hires all his friends--but by the time the money runs out they still have not figured out what exactly the company is supposed to do.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, an imprint of Capstone Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 TEE

Abrams, Rhonda M.

Summary: Provides a template for developing a business plan in twenty-four hours, utilizing step-by-step checklists, worksheets, tools, and advice.

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Publisher / Publication Date: PlanningShop 2013

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Duffy, Scott.

Summary: "A serial entrepreneur offers a plan for launching successful ventures About ninety-seven percent of a rocket's fuel is used in the first three feet of its launch. The same is true in launching a new business, product, or service. Those first few steps are absolutely critical. Scott Duffy has developed a practical approach for turning your big idea into a thriving venture by focusing on...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.11 DUF

Kamoroff, Bernard.

Summary: Details how to set up a small business, addressing how to get permits and licenses, secure financing, find a location, create a business plan, establish a bookkeeping system, hire employees, file taxes, and do business on the Internet.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Taylor Trade Publishing 2013

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Summary: A totally updated and revised new edition of the most comprehensive, reliable guide to modern entrepreneurship. For years, the Portable MBA series has tracked the core curriculum of leading business schools to teach you everything you need to know about business-without the cost of earning a traditional MBA degree. The Portable MBA in Entrepreneurship covers all the ins and outs of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wiley 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.022 POR

Drucker, Peter F. (Peter Ferdinand)

Summary: This is the first book to present innovation and entrepreneurship as a purposeful and systematic discipline that explains and analyzes the challenges and opportunities of America's new entrepreneurial economy. Superbly practical, Innovation and Entrepreneurship explains what established businesses, public service institutions, and new ventures need to know and do to succeed in today's economy....

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperBusiness 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.6 DRU
1 available in Adult Display, Call number: 658.6 DRU

Cuban, Mark

Summary: The stars of ABC's Shark tank explain how a kid can discover a great business idea and get it off the ground.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Diversion Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 338 CUB

Dell, Owen E.

Summary: Have you ever dreamed of starting your own landscaping business? Have you been hesitant to put your plans into action? This comprehensive guide contains all the necessary tools and strategies you need to successfully launch and grow your business. Using a friendly, entertaining approach, Owen E. Dell shares his experiences and down-to-earth advice on every aspect of setting up and running a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Taylor Trade Publishing 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 635 DEL

Jordan, Wayne.

Summary: Walks you through the essentials of creating and maintaining a flourishing antiques business in the fast-evolving world of modern business.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Krause Publications, a division of F + W Media, Inc. 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 745.1 JOR

Sisson, Natalie

Summary: "After eight years of working in the soul-crushing bureaucracy of the corporate world, Natalie Sisson quit her high-paying job and moved to Canada, started a blog, and cofounded a technology company. In just eighteen months she learned how to build an online platform from scratch, and then left to start her own business--which involved visiting Argentina to eat empanadas, play Ultimate Frisbee,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: North Star Way 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 651 SIS

Mintzer, Richard

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Summary: "Focusing on budgeting and estimating -- the least understood but most important factors of a contracting business -- this guide shows contractors how to price their services to recover expenses and still have money for capital expenses and profits. It goes into detail on accounting issues and provides checklists for required government accounts. Plus, it covers concerns such as dealing with...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Entrepreneur Press 2016

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Beach, Jim (James)

Summary: You want to start your own business, but "risk" isn't your middle name. You're not alone. Many successful entrepreneurs are averse to risk?but they have learned the tricks to working around it. And now you can too, with School for Startups. This practical guide shows you how to build a business the smart way?without risking major assets such as your house, savings account, or health insurance.

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Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.11 BEA

Ries, Eric

Summary: "Most startups are built to fail. But those failures, according to entrepreneur Eric Ries, are preventable. Startups don't fail because of bad execution, or missed deadlines, or blown budgets. They fail because they are building something nobody wants. Whether they arise from someone's garage or are created within a mature Fortune 500 organization, new ventures, by definition, are designed to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Business 2011

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1 available in Adult Display, Call number: 658.1 RIE

Bernstein, Daryl

Summary: Offers simple and creative ideas for how children can start a business with little or no start-up costs, attract and retain customers, and develop negotiating skills.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 650.12 BER

Reum, Courtney

Summary: From the Reum brothers--former Goldman Sachs investment bankers, successful operators, and investors--comes Shortcut Your Startup, a practical playbook for both aspiring and seasoned entrepreneurs, filled with unconventional yet accessible advice for maximizing your business venture. Courtney and Carter Reum have years of experience in the field, from investing in over 130 companies, including...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery/Jeter Publishing, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.11 REU

Summary: Pied Piper is closer to real fame and fortune as they face a growing company, investor pressure, and greater competition. They will probably screw it up.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Box Office 2018

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SIL

Mintzer, Richard

Summary: Americans spend more than $600 billion a year eating out. Busy consumers don't have the time or inclination to cook they want tasty, nutritious meals without dishes to wash. More and more singles, working parents and seniors are demanding greater convenience and are turning to restaurants to fill that need. There's plenty of room for more food businesses, but for a successful startup you need...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Entrepreneur Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.6 MIN

Ziegler, Mel.

Summary: Mel and Patricia Ziegler, cocreators of Banana Republic, and Bill Rosenzweig, CEO of The Republic of Tea, present a vivid portrait of the creative process required to launch any new successful product or enterprise-- book jacket.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Currency Doubleday 1994

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Belsky, Scott

Summary: Creating something from nothing is a volatile journey. The first mile births a new idea into existence, and the final mile is all about letting go. We love talking about starts and finishes, even though the middle stretch is the most important and often the most ignored and misunderstood. Every business or creative project is "going great" until it fails--the bumps along the road are endured...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2018

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 BEL

Summary: From the first smartphones to social media, eBay to emojis, the ideas that dominate lives were born at a 1989 tech startup never heard of. It is a tale of how a great vision and an epic failure changed the world.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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