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ENTREPRENEUR 5 P.M. TO 9 A.M.: LAUNCHING A PROFITABLE START-UP WITHOUT QUITTING YOUR JOB Kanth Miriyala and Reethika Sunder

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  1. ISBN: 978-81-291-2393-0
  2. Pages: 148 pages
  3. Date: June 2013

ABOUT THIS BOOK

You have a job. And an idea for a business. What do you do then?
Crisp, reader-friendly and practical, Entrepreneur 5 p.m. to 9 a.m. tells you how you can become an entrepreneur even if you have a full-time job and are risk-averse. With facts, flowcharts and illustrations, this is a fast and super-useful read—from which you will come away with a clear and solid roadmap for converting your idea into a viable enterprise and taking your venture from zero to launch.
With case studies, anecdotes and easy-to-follow guidelines, this book:
• Tells you how you can realize your dream of being an entrepreneur even if you have a full-time job;
• Provides you with widely tested and proven methods that dramatically reduce risks of failure;
• Shows how you can make your product a profitable one even before significant investments are made;
• Discusses how you can increase the valuation of your start-up in order to successfully obtain funding;
• Explains how you can align your business goals with wider life goals and leverage your personal strengths;
• Tells you how to launch a start-up that YOU will enjoy building.
Read this book if you’ve ever had an idea that you want to turn into a profitable business endeavour.

AUTHOR OF THE BOOK

Kanth Miriyala did his engineering from IIT Madras and has a PhD. He had his first brush with entrepreneurship quite by accident. He was one of the co-founders for Quintant, which was sold to iGATE in 2003; he then became an early stage investor in Qik, a mobile video streaming company, later sold to Skype for over $100 million.
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eethika Sunder did her MBA in marketing from IIM Ahmedabad and now works as a consultant with an Indian IT firm. She loves wildlife, travelling, painting and writing.
The authors can be reached at entrepreneur5to9@gmail.com.