Been There, Run That

Been There, Run That

by Kay Koplovitz (Editor)

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Overview

Start Up. Go to Market. Raise Capital. Pivot. Scale. Sell. Rinse. Repeat.

The whole recipe is in this book.

"Ready to join the ranks of the successful? Buy this book!"

-Heidi Roizen, Operating Partner, DFJ Venture; lecturer, Stanford University

Forty-five proven entrepreneurs-thought leaders in technology, media, e-commerce, software and life sciences-share their best practices from the trenches to power the success of others. All the tools you'll need are in this book, whether you're starting out or deep into the growth phases of your second or third company. Here is real-life, actionable information from those who have "been there, run that."

Selected and with intros and takeaways by Kay Koplovitz, who created the basic cable network business model that continues to drive the industry. Koplovitz is the founder of USA Network and the Syfy Channel-the first woman network president in television history-and Chairman and Co-creator of Springboard Enterprises.

Alumnae of the Springboard program have become successful in all fields and have gone on to found companies that include Zipcar, ConstantContact, AgraQuest, iRobot, ViaCord and Minute Clinic.

Springboard Enterprises is an expert network of innovators, investors and influencers that fosters venture capital investments in women-led, high-growth companies. Since 2000, 562 women entrepreneurs have participated in Springboard's programs. To date, Springboard portfolio companies have raised over $6.6 billion in financing, have created tens of thousands of new jobs and have generated billions of dollars in annual revenues.

All of the author's net proceeds from Been There, Run That will benefit Springboard Enterprises.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780795344893
Publisher: Rosetta Books
Publication date: 12/12/2014
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have actually been following Springboard's Inc blog for a while now, so being able to see that same spirit in a book has been incredibly exciting. Great advice that offers different perspectives on various business concepts, and so refreshing to see all women authors. A must-read for entrepreneurs at any stage. 
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Amazing book for entrepreneurs! It has action-oriented advice for growing businesses. 
EllaDyer More than 1 year ago
Springboard's support of female founders is more than admirable; it is an important tool to help any economy grow. Having been through their world class accelerator program I know first hand how valuable this organization is to anyone in business. Kay and the team forge friendships as well as nurture positive business relationships; I look forward to having these words of wisdom at my fingertips. 
CPoliti More than 1 year ago
I both contributed to and purchased this book as a woman CEO and a member of the Springboard Enterprises accelerator, which is a fantastic network of women CEOs.  This is a great practical read from women who have been there, done that.  For new entrepreneurs, it's a playbook addressing hard issues faced by every start up CEO.  For experienced entrepreneurs who may be leading their own company for the first time, it's encouraging to get insight from the array of successful women that provided their input on topics ranging from funding to management to sales.  For those looking for connections, the book is literally a who's who of woman that are one Linked In request away from being part your network. 
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Awesome book for anyone who is thinking of venturing into business for themselves or growing their existing business. As a woman who owns her own business, it was exciting for me to gain insight from the female authors in this book!!  Invaluable advice!!