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The Tech Entrepreneur's Survival Guide: How to Bootstrap Your Startup, Lead Through Tough Times, and Cash In for Success by Bernd Schoner

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CHAPTER 2

Should I or Should I Not Venture into Entrepreneurship?

We know what we are, but know not what we may be.

—WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (1564–1616)Hamlet

Tech entrepreneurs enjoy a career second to none in excitement, opportunity, and reward. With the exception, that is, of those founders among us who waste our best and most formative years implementing doomed business ideas, who lose their relatives’ life savings in ill-conceived ventures, or who can’t deal with the tremendous emotional ups and downs of startup life.

Before you give up on less volatile career options, consider these all-important questions: Why entrepreneurship? Why now? And ...

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