Books: Good reads about startups, entrepreneurship

When Tom Chapman and Andy Stoll spoke to a large group of business and community leaders in Sioux City recently, they recommended a number of books about creating an ecosystem for entrepreneurship, startups and building for success.

Here are the books they recommended, as well as others contributed to a LinkedIn discussion on the same topic.

• Art of the Start by Guy Kawasaki

• Startup Nation by Dan Senor and Saul Singer

The Lean Startup by Eric Ries

Boulevard of Broken Dreams, by Josh Lerner and Dennis Holland is about community involvement (and failure) and entrepreurship.

Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation, by Steven Johnson

Startup Communities by Brad Feld

For the Love of Cities by Peter Kageyama

Got a book you recommend about entrepreneurship, innovation or starting a business? Share it below in a comment.

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