Upstarts!: How GenY Entrepreneurs are Rocking the World of Business and 8 Ways You Can Profit from Their Success

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They’re young, they’re brash,they’re smart—and they’re77-million strong.

Generation Y is creating startups at anunprecedented rate, and their approach tobusiness is unlike anything you’ve seen.The generation described by the mediaas spoiled, entitled, even narcissistic, is provingthese notions false every day. Inspiredby the rock-star entrepreneurs of previousgenerations and driven by a burning desireto control their own destinies, GenY is rewritingthe entrepreneurial playbook one coolstartup at a time.

Inc. magazine writer Donna Fenn interviewedmore than 150 young CEOs to learnwhat makes them tick. While upstarts aremotivated by similar aspirations of pastgenerations, their way of doing business isradically different—and it’s changing the wayeveryone must do business now.

Upstarts examinesand analyzes this entrepreneurialrevolution to reveal eight critical lessons everyentrepreneur and marketer must learn.Fenn describes a generation of entrepreneursthat is highly collaborative and team-oriented.It’s quick and alert when it comes tonew technologies. It’s hell-bent on changingthe world. And it’s totally impatient with outmodedbusiness models.

The sooner you adapt to the new way ofbusiness, the greater chance you have togrow and profit in the years ahead. Upstartsprovides key insight into:

  • Building collaborative tribes
  • Deploying technology to yourcompetitive advantage
  • Disrupting the status quo
  • Deconstructing the GenY market
  • Generating branding buzz
  • Adopting a social mission
  • Inventing the workplace of the future
  • Reinventing your company

Misreading GenY companies could be thebiggest business mistake you ever make. Thisforward-looking book serves both as a headsupto the far-reaching changes coming yourway and as a detailed guide to meeting theresulting challenges.

The upstarts are here to stay. Are you?

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8 CRITICALBUSINESS LESSONSFROM THENEW ENTREPRENEURS

“One of the richest veins in startup gold is GenYentrepreneurs. Fenn deconstructs the DNA ofthis collaborative, tech-savvy generation toilluminate the future of entrepreneurship.”
Guy Kawasaki, cofounder, Alltop,and author of Reality Check

“If your business is stuck in old-schoolways of thinking, this book will bring newperspective and insight on how a whole newclass of upstarts are thinking!”
Tony Hsieh, CEO, Zappos

“In this smart, timely book, Donna Fenn showsus how Generation Y—probably the mostentrepreneurial generation ever—is radicallyremaking the business world in its own image,one innovative startup company at a time.”
Jane Berentson, editor, Inc. magazine

“This book will make you feel confident.Confident in the fact that Generation Y has thetools, creativity, desire, passion, energy andsmarts to keep this great nation in a position ofleadership economically for decades to come.”
Harry Paul, coauthor of FISH! andInstant Turnaround!

“This book will change your perception ofmillennials and by the time you’re finishedreading it, you’ll either want to work for one,partner with one, or be that age again.”
Dan Schawbel, author of Me 2.0

About the Author:

Donna Fenn is the author of Alpha Dogs:How Your Small Business Can Become a Leaderof the Pack and a contributing writer at Inc.magazine. An expert on small businesstrends and entrepreneurship for more than20 years, she is also a community leader onWork.com, a featured expert on SBTV.com,and a blogger on Inc.com. She lives inPelham, NY, with her husband, Guian Heintzen,and is the proud mom of two GenYers. For more information, go to Upstarts.com.

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