There are a lot of books focusing on Startups and Entrepreneurs.
Many of these either focus on a limited example or are more theory than practice. Maloof’s work provides a hands-on perspective with real world examples that he, his wife and team encountered through a long and varied career. The bite-sized experiences cover all aspects of running a startup business and address both the operator as well as containing nuggets for a potential startup investor or employee. His humility in pointing out challenges they faced and how they addressed them is a gift that few writers have the self-confidence to reveal. This is an informative, in his words, “bushcraft” guide for any potential Startup entrepreneur, angel investor or future employee.
Your go-to guide for innovative entrepreneurs and the people who work for them
A great concise compilation for those wishing to launch a new business AND the people who want to work at these startups. Maloof gives great guidance and tips in bite-sized, digestible pieces of information in easy to read, and easy to understand, chapters. Not another dry "laundry list”, The Startup Survivor is a relatable, relevant, and an enjoyable read.
As an individual who has worked for several startups at the managerial level, I found the advice right on target. For those wanting to work at a startup, this book will help you understand what is needed of you to contribute to the success of the company.
Give this gift to every young entrepreneur you know.
I've read hundreds, perhaps thousands of books, articles and essays on this subject. This vaulted to the top of the pile immediately. Great work Michael, and thank you for pouring your experience onto the page. While it is filled with actionable advice for startups and angels, it should be required reading for everyone who is an advisor or mentor to young entrepreneurs. I look forward to the next one!