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Gust CEO David Rose brings history to new handbook for startups

Bestselling author David S. Rose, who is also founder and CEO of Gust, is out with a new book, The Startup Checklist: 25 Steps to a Scalable, High-Growth Business (Wiley, April 2016)

  When David S. Rose launched a software startup in New York City in 1988, the idea that the city's tech scene might ever be nicknamed “Silicon Alley” sounded like a crazy dream, even in a city known for outlandish dreamers. Fast-forward to 2016, and New York City has ascended to being a key hub for the tech industry, and for venture capital funding. Rose is at the center of both as chief executive officer of Gust, an international platform linking 50,000 accredited angel investors to half a million startups, leveraging the power of crowdfunding to help entrepreneurs with big, scalable ideas. Read Complete Article