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Startup Playbook by [Altman, Sam]
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Length: 49 pages Word Wise: Enabled Language: English

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Y Combinator spends a lot of time advising startups. Though one-on-one advice will always be crucial, we thought it might help us scale Y Combinator if we could distill the most generalizable parts of this advice into a sort of playbook we could give YC and YC Fellowship companies. Then we thought we should just give it to everyone.
This is meant for people new to the world of startups. Most of this will not be new to people who have read a lot of what YC partners have written—the goal is to get it into one place.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 806 KB
  • Print Length: 49 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0181ZPASC
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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5.0 out of 5 stars Valuable lessons on concise little book 18 November 2015
By Ignacio Montero - Published on Amazon.com
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This book organizes on a 1-hour read Y Combinator principles for a successful startup: 1. ideally you the founder be the end user, 2. make a product that a small group of people Love and scale later, 3. make it simple & cohesive around the Concept, 4. be obsessive about user needs and improving the UX, 5. Forge inherent virality into the design. 6. recruit a complementary team that is technically savvy that you lead with a clear Vision that permeates the Culture, 7. Design a moat around your startup to create a monopoly.
5.0 out of 5 stars Pure Gold! 20 May 2017
By Oscar Galvez - Published on Amazon.com
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The most tactical-information packed book I've read. You basically don't need to underline because every sentence is a golden nugget.
5.0 out of 5 stars The Essentials! 26 December 2016
By Jaskevold - Published on Amazon.com
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Sam Altman has worked with some of the best startups in the world to help them make it to the top. Who knows more about creating success in startup?

I'm happy I read this--I learned a lot! I'm gonna use this and figure out how to help people get from idea to success faster.

Thanks for the help Sam! I owe you one when we meet in the future!
5.0 out of 5 stars Good introduction 18 January 2017
By James K. Mcneely II - Published on Amazon.com
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Starting a business is like having your first language vet interest: everything is fabulous until you realize he/she needs constant work and attention. This book gives pointers to make that task easier to accomplish.
5.0 out of 5 stars Great book for any entrepreneur 28 April 2017
By Joseph Anza - Published on Amazon.com
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Simply written, clear thoughts, useful points, well organized chapters. Every entrepreneur should read this book and share it with their team as fast as possible.