HomeBookRevealed: 21 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read by VCs and Founders

There’s a saying: Earners are learners. As an entrepreneur you have to continually learn new things about yourself, your market, your competitor, and various others aspects of life.

Here’s a list of more books to read by Venture Capitalists and Founders of companies that affected how they see markets and starting a business that BusinessInsider.com has listed Founders And VCs Reveal 21 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read.

Here’s the list:

  1. “The Fountainhead” by Ayn Rand
  2. “Out of the Crisis” by W. Edwards Deming
  3. “Extreme Programming Explained” by Kent Beck
  4. “The Four Steps to the Epiphany” by Steven Gary Blank
  5. “Reality Check” by Guy Kawasaki
  6. “The Happiness Hypothesis” by Jonathan Haidt
  7. “Against The Odds” by James Dyson
  8. “How To Get Rich” by Felix Dennis
  9. “Transparency: How Leaders Create a Culture of Candor” by Warren Bennis, Daniel Goleman, and James O’Toole
  10. “The Future Arrived Yesterday” by Michael S. Malone
  11. Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard” by Chip Heath and Dan Heath
  12. “The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Business Law” by Constance Bagley and Craig Dauchy
  13. “Crossing the Chasm” by Geoffrey A. Moore
  14. Boyd: The Fighter Pilot Who Changed the Art of War” by Robert Coram
  15. “The Innovator’s Dilemma” by Clayton Christensen
  16. “The Innovator’s Solution” by Clayton Christensen
  17. “Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion” by Robert B. Cialdini
  18. “Maverick!: The Success Story Behind the World’s Most Unusual Workplace” by Ricardo Semler
  19. “Lucky or Smart? Secrets to an Entrepreneurial Life”, by Bo Peabody
  20. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance” by Robert Pirsig
  21. “Blink” by Malcolm Gladwell
  22. “Tipping Point” by Malcolm Gladwell
  23. “Outliers” by Malcolm Gladwell
What are your favorite books?
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