“As a lifelong educator and educational leader I find Gen Z to be the most entrepreneurial generation of all generations. Their entrepreneurial spirit, creativity and relentless pursuit of addressing today’s challenges with creative products and services is truly inspiring. The High School Entrepreneurship Guide is the perfect tool for all high school entrepreneurs and their teachers.
— Dr. Michelle McGrath, National K-12 Speaker, Entrepreneur, Author & School Administrator
“Instead of a theoretical book on entrepreneurship, Gee has interviewed successful entrepreneurs, angel investors, startup accelerator founders, intellectual property attorneys and of course teachers and students. What he has created is the ultimate entrepreneurship book for high school teachers and their students. We are going to implement it in our Elevate startup accelerator!”
— Brandon Miles, Elevate Manager & Business Educator, Janesville School District
“The High School Entrepreneurship Guide is a must have for high school entrepreneurship teachers and their students. There are plenty of textbooks out there but this is a hard-hitting, practical step-by-step that should be used in every high school entrepreneurship course.”
- Kristen Holtan, CEO & Founder, Fuze Creative
“My friends and I all want to have our own businesses. This is the perfect book to show us step-by-step how to develop a business model, market the business, locate funding, identify intellectual property needs and more. It’s a must have resource for any high school entrepreneur!”
— Monika High School Student Senior, El Camino Real Charter High School
“Restart challenges business leaders to question everything about their business model. Those, that do, and are willing to act, will flourish through good times and bad."
— Aaron Jagdfeld, CEO, Generac
“Restart is the must-have book for small businesses seeking to grow during challenging times."
— Kevin Kauffman, SBDC
“Going back to business during challenges and just cutting overhead is easy but is very dangerous for small businesses as well. It is time to look at all facets of your business, develop new ideas and test, test, test. This is the only way to grow. Restart shows you how.
— Frank Siebrecht, SCORE
“I am so glad that Dave wrote Restart. Small businesses in any industry can use these insights now. My business is always seeking new ways to innovate and grow...frankly we going to be implementing his ideas too."
— Jerry David, CEO and Founder, Prescient Financial Solutions
Dave Gee's book is an insightful, pragmatic, step-by-step guide for those considering leaving their current job to join or start an early-stage company. He spots the issues and thinks them through." - Hank Barry, Sidley Austin's Emerging Companies & Venture Capital group and former CEO of Napster
"As an attorney who works with startups, I have always admired the guts it takes to leave a steady paycheck and jump into the startup world. I think Dave has built the perfect companion piece as you contemplate such a jump. His insightful and pragmatic advice is spot-on." -Chris Cain, partner with Foley and Lardner, LLP and co-founder of the non-profit startup accelerator, Catapult Chicago,
"The Corporate Refugee Startup Guide is essential to anyone who is considering leaving the world of a 9-5 job to become an entrepreneur. There is no better shortcut than to learn from others and specifically others' mistakes. This step by step guide will walk you through the process and show you how to succeed where others have failed." -Troy Henikoff, Managing Director, MATH Venture Partners & Entrepreneurship Faculty, Northwestern University
"A true “where the rubber meets the road” guide for corporate refugees looking to make the leap into the startup world." - Troy Vosseller, Co-Founder, gener8tor
“I launched my startup while in college and juggled school, personal relationships and my startup. It was no easy task. I wish The College Student Startup Guide would have been there to guide me through the chaos.”
— Henry Schwartz, Founder, Mobcraft Beer and Shark Tank Contestant
“Being in college while you have a startup is no easy task. Having gone through it, I always had Gee to help keep me on the track to succeed. The lessons in his new book, The College Student Startup Guideare invaluable not only for your startup, but also for your personal growth.”
— Jake Smith, Manager of Operations at Bird
“You could get several college degrees to get all of these insights, or you could just buy Gee’s book. The choice is yours.”
— Jocelyn Kopac, Founder, The Digital Market
“Coming up with a startup idea is easy. Successfully executing that idea into a thriving startup is a completely different story. Gee’s new book, The College Student Startup Guide, helps provide student entrepreneurs the critical insights needed to go from idea to launch.”
— Chris Roche, Founder, Recruit Chute
“Launching a startup while you are in college can change your life. The College Student Startup Guideshows you how.”
— Ben Morales, Founder, Latino Pro