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Best Autobiography Books on Successful Startups

Starting our own business like other famous entrepreneurs is still a dream for so many people. Entrepreneur are the ones who are ready to take risk but before starting our own business or taking a risk it is important to learn from someone. We are presenting some of the best autobiography books that will help you out.

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Top 10 Autobiography Books on Startup

In this article we have listed some of the best autobiography books written on successful startups. If you want to start a successful startup then these books will surely work for you to learn more and grow more. Check out these top 10 autobiography books on startup.

Elon Musk: How the Billionaire CEO of SpaceX and Tesla is Shaping our Future

Elon Musk is a South African interpreter and innovator and the brain behind a series of successful enterprises such as PayPal, Tesla, SpaceX, and SolarCity.
Musk was the real inspiration for the formation of the iron man series, he always wants to be the savior of the planet, sends people into space, and set up a colony on Mars.

Though Musk was a brilliant student then also his life story is nothing less than a drama packed film. Ashlee Vance has very perfectly described Musk’s character by using simple language and the right choice of words.
The book ‘Elon Musk: How the Billionaire CEO of SpaceX and TESLA is Shaping Our Future’ was published in 2015 is a very brilliant account of this genius young ‘iron man’ (Elon Musk) told in a perfect manner.


Hit Refresh : A Memoir by Microsoft’s CEO

Satya Nadella is an Indian and successful CEO of Microsoft. Through his book, he traces his own journey from a childhood in India to leading some of the most significant changes of the digital era he also tells the inside story of the Companies
Hit refresh is a book about individual change and about the transformations that are happening inside the Microsoft. He also discussed the arrival of the most exciting technology that humankind has ever experienced like -artificial intelligence, mixed reality, and quantum computing.
Indeed this book is a must-read book for all the entrepreneurs


Pichai: The Future of Google

Sundar Pichai is an Indian, a successful IITIAN, and an unassuming product expert he completed his engineering from IIT Kharagpur. On 10 August 2015, he became the CEO of tech giant Google. Pichai’s appointment was an unexpected one. He has developed many products for Google like Chrome, Chrome OS, and Android to just name a few. His superlative skills and calm approach to innovation and creativity only made him the CEO of Google.
This book is filled with inspiration and information.


Jeff Bezos: Biography of a Billionaire Business Titan

Jeff Bezos is ranked as one of the richest men in the world. He is an expert in the business. In his biography, it is revealed that how Jeff Bezos’s life and philosophy helped him build one of the web’s largest stores-Amazon.

This book captures the moments from the early days of Amazon to its journey of becoming a massive business empire
Elliot has very wonderfully portrayed Jeff Bezos’ life, achievements, and legacy in his book. Including his personal life -family, upbringing, and the daily stuff that keeps him motivated

In this book, you all will discover the secrets of his incredible entrepreneur’s life
Not only this in this book you will get a detailed wealth of advice from Bezos himself about how to build startup building like him, about running a business, and eventually turning your dreams into realities


The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook: A Tale of Sex, Money, Genius, and Betrayal

Mark Zuckerberg and his best friend Eduardo Saverin had spent many nights looking for a way to stand out among Harvard University’s competitive, and accomplished student body. In 2003, Zuckerberg hacked Harvard’s computers and crashed the campus network, he was punished for this and he got himself almost expelled from the college, this inspired him to create Facebook, the largest social networking site.

With his best friend Eduardo Saverin’s funding, their tiny start-up went from dorm room to Silicon Valley. But unfortunately, due to their conflicting ideas about Facebook’s future, it transformed the friends into enemies.


Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography

This biography is based on more than forty interviews with Steve Jobs conducted over two years – along with interviews conducted with family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues. This book is now internationally bestselling biography book around the globe

Walter Isaacson has very beautifully narrated the story of this creative entrepreneur he has a searingly intense personality for his passion. He very perfectional revolutionized six industries that are- personal computers, animated movies, music, phones, tablet computing, and digital publishing.

His unvarnished view about passions, perfectionism, obsessions, and artistry had only shaped his approach to business and the innovative products that resulted.


Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of NIKE

Phil Knight is the founder and CEO of one of the world’s leading company Nike This book is the collection of the inside story of the company’s early days as an intrepid start-up and eventually its evolution as one of the world’s most iconic, game-changing, and profitable brands.

After completing his studies from a business school in 1960 Phil Knight borrowed $50 from his father and created a small company with a simple aim to import high-quality and low-cost athletic shoes from Japan. he earned a profit of $8,000 in his first year. Now today, Nike’s annual sales are top $30 billion.


In an age of startups, Nike is one of the biggest startups of all startups until now Nike is one of the most unique and recognizable symbols in the world today.


Sam Walton: Made In America Mass Market

Sam Walton is a genuine American folk hero, who Started a single dime store in a hardscrabble cotton town then the evolution of the store into the largest retailer in the world -Wal-Mart, he became the undisputed merchant king of the late twentieth century. In his book, Sam shares his thinking in a splendid and straight-from-the-shoulder style. He always had clear thoughts for his ambitions and goals.

Sam Walton determination, inspiration, heart, and optimism had only propelled him to create such a massive retailer in the world


The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life

The Snowball is a very important book for anyone wishing to discover the secrets of his business and for all the entrepreneurs. Warren Buffett is one of the world’s greatest investor. When he was a child he was fascinated by the concept of risk and probability. Interestingly he started his first business at the age of six.

He earns an estimated net worth of around US$62 billion, but he leads an intriguingly frugal life taking home a salary of only £50,000 per year. In 2006 he donated a large amount of his income to charity and created the largest charitable donation on record.

This book “The Snowball” provides a, wonderfully detailed insight of one of the world’s most extraordinary and talented person


Alibaba: The House that Jack Ma Built

Another best book in the list of best autobiography books. He had very humble beginnings and started his career as an English teacher, then he founded the second largest Internet company in the world — Alibaba. The company’s net worth was about $25 billion in 2014 which made this company one of the world’s largest, valuing the company even more than Facebook or Coca Cola. Alibaba today runs the e-commerce services that millions of consumers depend on it every day

Clark in his book very beautifully portrays Alibaba’s tale within the wider story of China’s economic explosion that has helped in uplifting the country’s rise to become the world’s second-largest economy and largest Internet population, twice the size of the United States.

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