Techstars Press

The premier publishing home for entrepreneurs, innovators, community builders, and industry disruptors.

About Techstars Press

In 2006, Techstars began with a simple belief: That entrepreneurs will build a better future. And now, in partnership with John Wiley & Sons, Techstars Press will help them do just that. Techstars Press will publish indispensable resources for both the startup community as well as innovation-focused companies and executives all over the world.

Startup Communities by Brad Feld
Brad Feld

Startup Communities: Building an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Your City

First published in 2012, Startup Communities became a blueprint for what it takes to build a supportive entrepreneurial community. From Boulder to Beijing and beyond, entrepreneurial ecosystems are driving innovation. Startup Communities 2e discusses the necessary dynamics and pre-conditions of building communities of entrepreneurs who can feed off each other's talent, creativity, and support.

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The Startup Community Way
Brad Feld & Ian Hathaway

The Startup Community Way: Evolving an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

The Startup Community Way is an explanatory guide for startup communities. Rooted in the theory of complex systems, this book establishes the systemic properties of entrepreneurial ecosystems and explains why their complex nature leads people to make predictable mistakes. The Startup Community Way offers practical advice for entrepreneurs, community builders, government officials, and other stakeholders who want to harness the power of entrepreneurship in their city.

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Startup CEO by Matt Blumberg
Matt Blumberg

Startup CEO: A Field Guide to Scaling Up Your Business

Being a startup CEO is a job like no other: it's difficult, risky, stressful, lonely, and often learned through trial and error. Author Matt Blumberg has been there, and in Startup CEO he shares his experience, mistakes, and lessons learned as he guided Return Path to over $100 million in revenue. Startup CEO provides first-time CEOs with advice, tools, and approaches for the situations that startup CEOs will face.

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The Startup Playbook
Rajat Bhargava & Will Herman

The Startup Playbook: Second Edition

The first run printing of The Startup Playbook SOLD OUT! So, we revised, expanded, and improved this second edition, including a new foreword by Brad Feld, author of Venture Deals. Get the real guidance you need to create and build your first startup company from founders who have been there many times before. The Startup Playbook is full of our advice, do's, and don'ts from our years of experience as founders many times.

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Yes, You Can Do This
Claudia Reuter

Yes, You Can Do This! How Women Start Up, Scale Up, and Build the Life They Want

A new manifesto for women in the workforce. Yes, You Can Do This! invites other women to consider entrepreneurship as a powerful way to create businesses with the rules they want, combat many of the challenges women face along much more nuanced career journeys, and make a significant impact in the world. In this powerful new book, Claudia Reuter lays out an electrifying career option: it's no longer just "lean in" or "lean out," but start up and change the playing field.

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No Vision, All Drive
David Brown

No Vision, All Drive: Memoirs of an Entrepreneur

Ever wonder how a startup comes together―the people, places, skills, failures, and hustle that make it a real business? This is the story of David Cohen and David Brown, two entrepreneurs with lots of energy and less of a roadmap than you might think. In 1993, they founded their first company, which grew from a basement startup to a multinational company with $50 million in annual sales and more than 250 employees. No Vision, All Drive is the story of the company and people who transformed a flat-broke, shot-in-the-dark concept into a market-leading small business.

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Sell More Faster
Amos Schwartzfarb

Sell More Faster: The Ultimate Sales Playbook for Startups

Most startups fail because they can't grow revenue early enough or quickly enough. Startup CEOs will tell you their early missteps can be attributed to not finding their product market fit early enough, or at all. But it doesn't have to be this way. Sell More Faster is the ultimate guide for building and scaling a startup sales organization, sharing the proven systems, methods, and lessons from Managing Director of Techstars Austin and global sales expert Amos Schwartzfarb.

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Do More Faster: Techstars Lessons to Accelerate your Startup
Brad Feld & David Cohen

Do More Faster: Techstars Lessons to Accelerate your Startup

Refreshed, updated, and expanded, Do More Faster delivers time-tested advice, tips, and experiences from the most successful and insightful founders and mentors from the Techstars global network, and beyond. In this indispensable guide to accelerating your startup, David Cohen and Brad Feld tap into decades of experience working with thousands of startup founders to serve up just what entrepreneurs need to succeed. Contributors include Tim Ferriss, Eric Ries, Matt Mullenweg (WordPress), Isaac Saldana (SendGrid), and other successful entrepreneurs.

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