'Pay attention' - Jason Fried, founder and CEO of Basecamp, bestselling author of ReWork
A revolutionary roadmap for building startups that go the distance
Cracks are forming in the myth of the VC-funded, IPO-driven billion-dollar company. They're unprofitable, unethical and unsustainable - so why bother chasing unicorns? The Minimalist Entrepreneur is the manifesto for a new generation of founders who would rather build great companies than big ones.
Packed with hard-won, battle-tested lessons from Lavingia's own journey of building Gumroad, The Minimalist Entrepreneur teaches founders how to start from anywhere to build any kind of software-enabled business. You will learn how to:
resist investments that set you up to fail;
run a tight ship amid the rise of the gig economy and remote work;
develop and release products without failing fast or often;
get to profitability and stay there.
The Minimalist Entrepreneur offers essential knowledge for every founder aspiring to build a business worth building.
A must-read for any potential founder. Brilliant insights into starting something simply and sensibly. Best guide to the new world of starting from anywhere
A timely, hard-won guide for entrepreneurs looking to build sustainable, profitable businesses with real-world impact. This is the path to a world in which people are able to do what they love for a living, with creativity, ownership and freedom
Few people can simplify a complex topic like Sahil. This book is as fun to read as it is informative
In a world where things have become grossly overcomplicated, The Minimalist Entrepreneur teaches us how to strip away the unnecessary and do more with less. Sahil has a profound understanding of the power of community and how to build a business with intention, which makes this book a must-read for any aspiring founderSahil Lavingia's book changed the way I think about my life and my business, and opened my mind to possibilities for a different - and better - model for successful entrepreneurship. A brilliant, fascinating read