5 Books you must Read to Startup a Business

5 books to read before starting a business

“You can change your job to change your life”

You no longer need to work nine – to – five for a big company to pay the mortgage, send your kids to school and afford that yearly holiday. You can quit the rat race and start up on your own – and you don’t need an MBA or a huge Investment to do it.

The $100 Startup is your manual to a new way of living. Learn how to:

  • Earn a good living on your own terms, when and where you want
  • Achieve that perfect blend of passion and income to make work something you love
  • Apply crucial insights from 50 ordinary people who made it work with $100 or less.

These are the words from the author…

Our Review:

The Book $100 Startup, is an eye opener for the regular 9 to 5 working people, who yearns for the freedom to work without pressure – without target – to do what they like.


This book is written in 3 parts,

  1. Unexpected Entrpreneurs
  2. Taking it to the streets
  3. Leverage and next steps

The Author of this book Chris, clearly narrates the journeys of the similar entrepreneurs & explains us it’s not impossible to start our own business without any prior experience related to that field.


He briefly explains about Concepts, Niches, Different methods to earn our own income.

We highly recommend this book to all the new entrepreneurs & startups.

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Fire Your Boss, Do What You Love And Work Better To Live More

Peter Thiel begins with the contrarian premise that we live in an age of technological stagnation, even if we’re too distracted by shiny mobile devices to notice. Information technology has improved rapidly, but there is no reason why progress should be limited to computers or Silicon Valley. Progress can be achieved in any industry or area of business. It comes from the most important skill that every leader must master: learning to think for yourself.


Peter tells us how not to start a business, if you are looking to succeed.

Also discussess about lot of factors about current situation of starting up a business and the daily struggles that an entrepreneur faces.

Our Review:

The Book “ZERO TO ONE – PETER THIEL” is a masterpiece to every new business creator on how the startup ideas should be in the furture.


Zero to One presents at once an optimistic view of the future of progress in America and a new way of thinking about innovation: it starts by learning to ask the questions that lead you to find value in unexpected places.

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The next Bill Gates will not build an operating system. The next Larry Page or Sergey Brin won’t make a search engine.

Eric tells us the struggles & failures of entrepreneurship in his book the lean startup.


He created the Lean startup method for all the new entrepreneurs and startup companies.


The Five Principles he created are as follows:

  1. Entrepreneurs are everywhere.
  2. Entrepreneurship is management.
  3. Validated Learning.
  4. Build – Measure  -Learn.
  5. Innovation Accounting.

Eric explains the above topic very briefly on his book.

Our Review:

We read  “The Lean Startup” and we are very impressed in the amount of research that Eric ries did for this book.

We think that this book will be a turning point in most of our lives, since it gives massive explanation about Entrepreneurship and Startups.

Eric gives us an insight into the life of an entrepreneur & the struggles they face on every step.


A must read book for all the passionate entrepreneurs.

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Why startups failing badly everywhere we look?

Entrepreneurship is often lonely, risky and full of doubting. One has hundred reasons on not being successful. Each entrepreneur will undergo repeated and possibly even bigger challenges than their cohorts. What is imperative, is to not lose faith and continue. The seasoning of each entrepreneur hones with time.

The more adaptable they are, the extended resilience they exhibit, the better confidence and a powerful inner self is invoked to take upon the dynamic newer challenges. Unlike their cohorts some select leading Indian start-ups like Flipkart, Inmobi, Quikr, Zomato, Olacabs, Paytm, Snapdeal, MuSigma etc. who took on bravely, and firmly decided to chart unexplored territories.

Their founder entrepreneurs had a distinctive engagement in their journey of entrepreneurship embracing organizational medley, stealthily infusing strategic management, design thinking, caressing organizational science and art of decision making at each stage of their firm life cycle. At the global level, we know more about Amazon, Facebook and Tesla than our homegrown entrepreneurs having tasted success despite being born in a very unpredictable and uncertain world.

This journey is not easy. It is full of challenges, obstacles, wrong turns, dead-ends, chaos and failures.

No one is sure for success in their first attempt. Initial failures and the power to integrate learning for newer discoveries becomes pertinent for existence.

Our Review:

This Book is a must read for Indian Entrepreneurs looking to startup a business.


the authors captured all the exclusive details of the top Indian companies which earned more than any other companies during the pandemic.


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How to Thrive as a Start-Up in an Uncertain World What motivates a start-up in its journey? Wealth and fame? Or is it hunger for innovation?

11 Real-Life Cases of Indian Start-Ups Analyze real-life marketing challenges faced by start-ups from across the marketing mix of product, price, place and promotion. Eleven original case studies discuss the experiences of successful Indian entrepreneurs across a wide variety of sectors, including health tech, fintech, media and entertainment, and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG).

Each case investigates the dilemmas faced by start-ups on issues in their marketing mix and presents guidance on practical ways to resolve them through fine-tuning the marketing strategy. A special focus is placed on the views and actions of the start-up founder(s) or CEO dealing with the dilemma, to highlight their innovative solutions.

The book is a highly informative guide for entrepreneurs, marketing scholars and practitioners who wish to explore the marketing challenges that new companies face and find new ways to overcome them.

Our Review:

This Book narrates the 11 Real Life case studies of Indian startups and explains how a perfect marketing strategies will help your start up explode globally.



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Dive into the real-life case studies that will help you startup a business with a perfect plan.

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