Brad Feld

19 Brad Feld Recommended Books

Brad Feld is an American venture capitalist, entrepreneur, and author. He is a co-founder of Techstars, a global network of accelerators that has helped launch over 2,000 startups. He is also a managing director of Foundry Group, a venture capital firm that has invested in more than 300 technology companies. He has authored several books on startup culture, venture capital, and entrepreneurship.

19 Books recommended by Brad Feld

All Over the Place

All Over the Place

Adventures in Travel, True Love, and Petty Theft

Author :Geraldine DeRuiter

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"Amazing [and] laugh-out-loud funny." - Brad Feld [Source]

The Great Influenza

The Great Influenza

The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History

Author :John M. Barry

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"A remarkable book." - Brad Feld [Source]

Recruit Rockstars

Recruit Rockstars

The 10 Step Playbook to Find the Winners and Ignite Your Business

Author :Jeff Hyman

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"I loved it and I think you will too." - Brad Feld [Source]

Power to the Startup People

Power to the Startup People

How To Grow Your Startup Career When You're Not The Founder

Author :Sarah E. Brown

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"I just grabbed a copy." - Brad Feld [Source]

Sell More Faster

Sell More Faster

The Ultimate Sales Playbook for Startups

Author :Amos Schwartzfarb

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"A new [Tech Stars] series book." - Brad Feld [Source]

The New Builders

The New Builders

Face to Face With the True Future of Business

Author :Seth Levine

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"If you haven't bought it yet, today is the day!" - Brad Feld [Source]

The Psychology of Money

The Psychology of Money

Timeless Lessons on Wealth, Greed, and Happiness

Author :Morgan Housel

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"Wonderful book." - Brad Feld [Source]

March

March

Book One

Author :John Lewis

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"A comic book trilogy that is the story of the Civil Right Movement through Congressman Lewis’ eyes." - Brad Feld [Source]

Entering StartUpLand

Entering StartUpLand

An Essential Guide to Finding the Right Job

Author :Jeffrey Bussgang

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Brad Feld mentioned this book on Twitter. [Source]

The Chaos Kind

The Chaos Kind

Author :Barry Eisler

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"Awesome, and much-needed, mental floss after a full week." - Brad Feld [Source]

Breach

Breach

An Analog Novel, Book 3

Author :Eliot Peper

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"Read [this book] while it’s still fiction." - Brad Feld [Source]

Ecosystem Arabia

Ecosystem Arabia

The Making of a New Economy

Author :Amir Hegazi

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"Great new book." - Brad Feld [Source]

A Uterus Is a Feature, Not a Bug

A Uterus Is a Feature, Not a Bug

The Working Woman's Guide to Overthrowing the Patriarchy

Author :Sarah Lacy

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Brad Feld mentioned this book on Twitter. [Source]

The Left Hand of Darkness

The Left Hand of Darkness

Author :Ursula K. Le Guin

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"I'm buying [this book] and reading it this weekend in memorium." - Brad Feld [Source]

The Killer Collective

The Killer Collective

Livia Lone, Book 3

Author :Barry Eisler

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Brad Feld mentioned this book on Twitter. [Source]

What You Do Is Who You Are

What You Do Is Who You Are

How to Create Your Business Culture

Author :Ben Horowitz

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"I am excited about [this book]." - Brad Feld [Source]

A Second Chance

A Second Chance

For You, For Me, And For The Rest Of Us

Author :Catherine Hoke

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"Incredibly powerful on multiple levels." - Brad Feld [Source]

More Good Jobs

More Good Jobs

An Entrepreneur's Action Plan to Create Change in Your Community

Author :Martin Babinec

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"I deeply believe that entrepreneurship and community is the path forward for our global economy." - Brad Feld [Source]

Trampled by Unicorns

Trampled by Unicorns

Big Tech's Empathy Problem and How to Fix It

Author :Maelle Gavet

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"So psyched to have her as the new CEO (at Tech Stars)." - Brad Feld [Source]

FAQs

Q1: What types of books does Brad Feld recommend?

Brad Feld draws inspiration from a mix of titles, from business and non-business books. He looks for books that teach him ideas he can put into practice and books that stimulate focused and thoughtful reflection.

You can purchase books recommended by Brad Feld through multiple online stores such as Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or any book store in your area.

On his blog, Brad Feld updates his recommended reads every 1-3 months.

Brad Feld evaluates each book based on how he learns and finds value. He recommends books that he can apply what he's learned in his own life or business.

Brad Feld is especially fond of recommending books related to leadership, life hacks and strategies for growth, and industry-specific topics. He seeks out books from a variety of different industries and topics, including business, finance, entrepreneurship, self-improvement, and more.