From Science To Startup: The Inside Track Of Technology Entrepreneurship by Anil SethiFrom Science To Startup: The Inside Track Of Technology Entrepreneurship by Anil Sethi

From Science To Startup: The Inside Track Of Technology Entrepreneurship

byAnil Sethi

Paperback | April 21, 2016

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This book charts the experiences, pitfalls and knowledge behind leading scientific ideas to successful startups. Written by one of Switzerland's top serial entrepreneurs, this book is a must-read for scientists and academicians who want to see their idea turn into a product and change the market. It is also pertinent for finance and business professionals who aspire to become technology entrepreneurs. Starting with personal qualities of an entrepreneur, Anil Sethi discusses successful ideas, technology evaluation, team formation, patents and investor expectations. To guide the entrepreneur, this book also analyzes deal closing, equity conversion and ideal exit strategies to follow. Ultimately Anil Sethi reveals the 'inside track' which helps understand what drives entrepreneurs and what they wouldn't admit.

Anil Sethi is "Entrepreneur-in-Residence" at ETH Zurich, and a serial entrepreneur, founder of Swiss Extension, who also founded Flisom, one of the leading flexible PV companies in the world.  Anil took the technology from an idea at the Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, changing it to become a real company. He then led the co...
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Title:From Science To Startup: The Inside Track Of Technology EntrepreneurshipFormat:PaperbackDimensions:243 pagesPublished:April 21, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319304224

ISBN - 13:9783319304229

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Table of Contents

Prologue.- Are You Meant to Be an Entrepreneur?.- Ideas to Shoot and Root for.- Technology Evaluation: Is it Ripe for Commercialisation?.- The Team - Recognising the Red Flags.- Patents: Whys and Hows, Protection Strategies for Your Innovation.- Investors: Choosing the Right Ones, Getthing Them Interested.- Chosing the Deal and Getting the Funding.- Exit: Opportunity to Convert Equity to Wealth.- Technologies That Made It - and How.- The Golden Era of Entrepreneurship: Putting it into Perspective.- The Inside Track: What Drives Entrepreneurs and What They Won't Admit.

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This book charts the experiences, pitfalls and knowledge behind leading scientific ideas to successful startups. Written by one of Switzerland's top serial entrepreneurs, this book is a must-read for scientists and academicians who want to see their idea turn into a product and change the market. It is also pertinent for finance and business professionals who aspire to become technology entrepreneurs. Starting with personal qualities of an entrepreneur, Anil Sethi discusses successful ideas, technology evaluation, team formation, patents and investor expectations. To guide the entrepreneur, this book also analyzes deal closing, equity conversion and ideal exit strategies to follow. Ultimately Anil Sethi reveals the 'inside track' which helps understand what drives entrepreneurs and what they wouldn't admit."To take scientific skilled people into business is key for innovation: the author attests solid experience in dealing with and acting in both fields." (Mauro Dell'Ambrogio, State Secretary for Education, Research and Innovation, Switzerland)"I read Anil's book with great interest. One of the biggest challenges modern education systems are faced with is how we prepare the next generation of leaders, innovators and wealth creators. This book is very helpful for all budding entrepreneurs, a must read." (Illugi Gunnarsson, Minister for Education, Science and Culture, Iceland)"Anil Sethi has captured some powerful insights into the entrepreneurial journey that will be invaluable to any emerging technology entrepreneur - read, learn and succeed!" (Professor John Bates, Fellow of Strategy & Entrepreneurship, London Business School, London, United Kingdom)