Startups in Action is a book about the first year, the first twelve months of several very successful startups.


It's based on interviews carried out during 2019 with the co-founders of Shazam (Dhiraj Mukherjee), StubHub (Jeff Fluhr), Fiverr (Shai Wininger), HotelTonight (Jared Simon), SlideShare (Amit Ranjan), Despegar (Martin Rastellino), Plentyoffish (Markus Frind), Yammer (David Sacks), Heroku (Adam Wiggins), and Etsy (Chris Maguire).


Published by Apress, Startups in Action is available in book format on Amazon, Barnes&Noble, Bookshop, Dymocks, Indigo, Waterstones, and in audiobook format from Audible, Scribd, Audiobooks, and many other bookstores online and offline.


JP Silva, the author, is a Senior Advisor at Ryerson University and a fellow of the RSA. He has a PhD from the University of Cambridge. For any questions or suggestions do reach out to him at jp at startupsinaction dot org.