Best Reads For New Tech Businesses

Posted on Jan 16 2019 - 10:23am by Editor

Do you have an idea for a tech brand and ready to hit the green light? Knowledge is power in business, and in the rapidly evolving sector of technology, staying ahead is critical.

We all love motivational books, especially if they can inspire us to work towards our goals and objectives. From how to create the optimum working environment for creative minds, to the world’s next consumer-changing trends, there’s a lot you don’t know yet about entrepreneurship and the tech industry…

Tech Businesses

The Industries of the Future

Do you want to remain ahead of your competitors? This is the book you need. A New York Times bestseller, Ross delivers an extensive insight into your industry’s most important advances, from cybersecurity and robotics to genomics and big data, using input from global leaders.

Alec Ross was once the senior advisor for innovation to Hillary Clinton, so why wouldn’t you want to learn more from him? His extensive travel has given him access to the some of the most powerful people in business, and his book is packed with astute observations regarding opportunities for growth and the unknown tech forces that are changing — or will change — the world.

Bold: How to Go Big, Create Wealth and Impact the World

For people who prefer to learn in stages, this book is split into three core sections. The first section gives you an incredible insight into how start-up companies are today going from ‘initial concept’ to ‘multi-million-pounds status’ quicker than ever, and how tech — like 3D printing and androids — might be influencing this trend.

Inspired by the likes of Richard Branson? Well this book might just have insight to his success.Bold’s finale discusses the various, actionable ways you can build your company, with tips on creating lucrative campaigns designed to rocket your start-up to the top. A must-read for the big dreamer.

The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future

Kevin Kelly predicts how the next three decades will change for the tech industry in this read. The best part of The Inevitable is how it paints a picture of ways in which technological forces will overlap, mix and come to co-depend on each other — crucial to know if any of these trends relate to your business.

It’s no secret that the tech we use is having an impact on our lives, but what are the long-term effects? This book will tell you. Want to prep your company now for the customer of tomorrow? Then, get ahead of the game.

How Google Works

You’ve heard of Google — I mean, who hasn’t? But how did it all start and how has the firm stayed at the top of the game for so long?

Discover more about their corporate strategy and workplace culture with this read. Renowned for its innovation, creativity, and ability to bounce back from errors (remember Wave?), this glimpse into the birth and evolution of Google is a must for anyone who wishes to emulate even a part of its success.

Networking Like a Pro

New to the industry? Not to worry. Read this book, and you’ll boost your knowledge of overcoming various networking hurdles that could hold you back as your company grows.

Networking is essential if you want to make sure you’re integrating your business with the wider community.From making useful contacts todevelop your business, to implementing an effective referral marketing campaign; Networking Like a Prooffers tools, templates and a results-measuring system to help you action your networking strategy and make valuable business connections.

The Lean Start-Up

This book looks at how new companies can launch, adapt and grow within an industry that has fierce competition. Offering real examples of setting up a new business, you get a great insight into how to make a success of your business and avoid the typical pitfalls.

Stay creative while you grow bigger, that’s one of the main aims of this book.

Your One Word

YouTuber Evan Carmichael created a biotech company at 19 years old and sold it the same year. If you want to follow in his footsteps, this is the book you need to read.If you need a boost of confidence and an injection of motivation to start making your tech-business dreams come true, immerse yourself in the powerful words of Carmichael.

The Upstarts

The best thing about this book is the incredibly detailed account of two global companies: Uber and Airbnb. Reading this book, you find out how these giants began and developed to become two of the most respected and innovative brands in the world.

What can your business do to change the world?

Conscious Capitalism

Written by Raj Sisodia and John Mackey, you’ll have a new insight to capitalism and the belief that it can help everyone; this includes shareholders and employers.

This book illustrates the importance of knowing how to treat potential investors, as this can emulate success. Referencing several other leading companies — such as UPS, Google and Amazon — Conscious Capitalism gives an insightful and expert analysis of how you can infuse your business environment with positivity for the optimum workplace culture (an essential component of Google’s success and almost expected by many people working within the innovative tech industry today).

These reads were recommended by business foam board printing specialists, Where The Trade Buys. Which one has made your list for 2019?