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The Founder’s Dilemmas

Anticipating and Avoiding the Pitfalls that Can Sink a Start-Up

By Noah Wasserman
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The Founder’s Dilemmas: Anticipating and Avoiding the Pitfalls that Can Sink a Start-Up by Noah Wasserman

The Founder’s Dilemmas (2013) reveals exactly what it takes to become the founder of a start-up company. Drawn from the author’s research and case studies, this step-by-step guide will help you navigate the rough waters of your company’s early stages.

  • Budding entrepreneurs ready to start a new business
  • Experienced business owners ready for a new challenge
  • Investors looking for advice on evaluating start-up companies

Noah Wasserman is a professor at Harvard Business School. He won the Academy of Management’s Innovation in Pedagogy award in 2010 for the course he taught based on The Founder’s Dilemmas. It was also named one of the top entrepreneurship courses in the country by Inc. Magazine in 2011.

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