About the 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 readfrom 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 youve ever had an idea that you want to turn into a profitable business endeavour.
Interesting Facts :
Concise and reader-friendly, with simple explanations and examples of execution of widely respected business theories, this is a book of practical advice and guidelines for would-be entrepreneurs.
This is a book that tells people how they can become entrepreneurs even if they have a full-time job and do not want to take unnecessary risks.
Written by authors who have themselves been part of successful start-up endeavours, Entrepreneur 5 p.m. to 9 a.m. will be of great interest to people who want to start or have already established their own business.
Facts, flowcharts and easy-to-follow roadmaps provide clarity and supplement the case studies and stories in the book.
About the Author :
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.
reethiKa 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.