The Startup Way

By Eric Ries

How Modern Companies Use Entrepreneurial Management to Transform Culture & Drive Long-Term Growth

“The Startup Way is an indispensable resource for companies, big and small, looking for faster, more sustainable ways to grow.” Beth Comstock

Vice Chair, GE

“The Startup Way applies equally effectively to governments and nonprofits, as well as for established for-profit businesses. If you want to visit the future of the modern organization, read this compelling book.” Gavin Newsom

Lieutenant Governor of California

About the book

Entrepreneur and founder of the Lean Startup movement, Eric Ries, reveals how startup principles can be used by organizations ranging from established stalwarts to early-stage upstarts.

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What does it really mean to manage entrepreneurially?

“The Startup Way is the toolkit every business needs to make itself both more entrepreneurial and more effective.”
Tim O’Reilly, author of What’s The Future?

Eric Ries is an entrepreneur and the author of the New York Times bestseller The Lean Startup.

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“The Startup Way presents a new vision for what a modern company can, and should, look like.”
Reshma Saujani, Founder Girls Who Code

Also by Eric Ries

The Lean Startup is a movement that is transforming how new products are built and launched.


“I've researched what causes established companies to maintain success, and The Startup Way provides practical guidance on how to do just that.”
Clay Christensen, Professor, Harvard Business School
“Eric has done it again! If your company isn't adapting to The Startup Way, it's failing.”
Alexis Ohanian, Co-founder of Reddit

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