Review: The $100 Startup

Review: The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future by Chris Guillebeau

ISBN-10: 0307951529
ISBN-13: 978-0307951526


  • Gives simple advice on doing your own startup.
  • Provides many useful examples.
  • A focus on action.
  • Admits up front your “dream” may not be what you’ll actually end up doing.


  • Doesn’t cover everything you’d need, and though it admits it, it’s not complete.
  • Targeted at a pretty sophisticated audience – which might not be you initially.

SUMMARY: A good book to read when you want to found your own startup, and good to give you a kick to get going.  Worth buying and rereading if you’re serious.

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