Startupland: Summary Review

This is a summary review of Startupland containing key details about the book.

What is Startupland About?

Startupland removes some of the myths about startups and startup founders, friction, barriers, and mystery in order to make customer service easier and more approachable. It is indispensable reading for all entrepreneurs who want to make their ideas the next big thing. The book will inspire and empower you to follow your own dream and create your own story.

Who is the author of Startupland?

Mikkel Svane is an author and entrepreneur. He wrote a book called "Startupland" and currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Zendesk, which he co-founded in 2007.

How long is Startupland?

  • Print length: 224 pages

What genre is Startupland?

Business, Entrepreneurship, Biography

What are good quotes from Startupland?

“It was tricky to navigate this uncharted terrain with undefined customers, but we were lucky to sell to a segment that hadn't been defined up front. There was no obvious way to target this underserved market, but we met this challenge by going very broad.”

― Mikkel Svane, Startupland
 

What are the chapters in Startupland?

Chapter 1: The Honeymoon: Believing that what you're doing is great and knowing nothing of what's to come
Chapter 2: The Salad Days: Keeping it together when things should be falling apart
Chapter 3: Going for Broke: How to turn down money and keep your company (and your soul)
Chapter 4: The Bubble Redux: Battleing circumstance beyond your control
Chapter 5: The Games Is Not Over: Getting investors and getting along with your partners
Chapter 6: Coming to America: Chaising the dream-and dealing with the reality
Chapter 7: Go West: Leveraging location and upending our lives
Chapter 8: Growing Up: Going from building product to building a company- and messing up along the way
Chapter 9: Innocence Lost: From idealist to realist, and the uncomfortable journey in between
Chapter 10: Going to the Show: Becoming a public company and remembering where we came from

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