John Montgomery brings three decades of experience as one of America s preeminent corporate lawyers to offer the business secrets of Silicon Valley as an essential blueprint for any entrepreneur wishing to start a successful company. As counsel and trusted advisor to almost 1,000 startups and dozens of venture capital firms, he developed this blueprint from working with some of Silicon Valley s most successful companies, entrepreneurs and venture capitalists, and stress tested it with dozens of startups and his successful law firm, Montgomery & Hansen, LLP. From raising venture capital to building a balanced team, from designing your culture to managing a board of directors, this book will help you experience the joy of building a successful company."
A book of immense value, perhaps the best of its type I have ever seen. -- KEN WILCOX, Chairman, Silicon Valley Bank A high impact book. -- RAJ SISODIA co-author, Firms of Endearment and Conscious Capitalism, and founder Conscious Capitalism Institute"