Startups and the Tech Revolution: The Essential Guide

Startups and the Tech Revolution: The Essential Guide

by James McCann

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Overview

A decade from now, many jobs as we know them may no longer exist as the industrial revolution of the twentieth century gives way to the technological age of the twenty-first.

To succeed in the new startup economy, it will be important to understand the breadth of this change as well as prepare with the right skills.

Startups and the Tech Revolution: The Essential Guide is the first step towards understanding this new world. This book is meant to help those outside the startup world get a basic understanding of the tech revolution underway by providing a simple yet comprehensive overview of how the system works and how it may impact individuals, society, and companies.

Written by James McCann, Startups and the Tech Revolution: The Essential Guide demonstrates that the tech age can be good for humanity but that we must be prepared for the scale of the coming changes.

This book takes readers through every element of the startup ecosystem while providing timely examples of how the tech revolution is changing our world, all in the hopes that you will be better informed to join the debate and think about how to make the most of the technological age.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781949639087
Publisher: Mccann Investments & Advisory
Publication date: 08/23/2018
Pages: 130
Sales rank: 643,914
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.28(d)

About the Author

James McCann is an investor, a board member, and an advisor to early-stage companies that are disrupting the retail and consumer goods space. Prior to this occupation he spent twenty years as a CEO, during which time he oversaw the operations of some of the world's leading food retail businesses-Tesco in Europe and Asia, Carrefour in France, and Ahold in the USA. He and his wife Tania live just outside of Boston Massachusetts.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1

CHAPTERONE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3

The Technological Age Is Upon Us



CHAPTERTWO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19

Overview of How Startups Get Going



CHAPTER THREE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33

The Entrepreneurs: Founders and Co-Founders



CHAPTER FOUR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47

How Startups Get Funded



CHAPTERFIVE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .65

Incubators, Accelerators, and Growing a New Business



CHAPTERSIX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .77

Some Considerations for Working at a Startup



CHAPTER SEVEN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91

A Lucrative Exit



CHAPTEREIGHT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .99

The Implications of All This Disruptive Change for Our Society



ABOUT THEAUTHOR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115

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