I wrote virtually the entire book based on personal experience as an investment banker, entrepreneur, and mentor. I have written the book in layman’s terms simply because I am a layman on the subject matters discussed. Consequently, none of the content of this book should be construed as established academic theory, irrefutable fact, or legal advice.

I am indebted to all my past clients and mentees, without whom this book would not have been possible. All of the ventures I have been involved with, whether successful or not have been sources of inspiration, best practices, and fodder.

I sincerely hope the insights, shared personal experiences, analogies, and illustrations found in the book have been a source of enlightenment and practical benefit to readers.

It is not easy being a technopreneur. If you are a technopreneur living on Ramen noodles and facing the enormous challenges of operating a cash-starved start-up while vulture venture capitalists circle above your head, I feel your pain and hope to provide some relief.

Good luck on all your current and future ventures. Change the world, and make some money in the process!

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