When forming a new tech startup, it’s important to remember that knowledge is power and being ahead of the game is vital in business. So, what do you need to know?

From how to network like a seasoned pro to how to stay aware of emerging trends in your sector, this must-read list brought to you by Where The Trade Buys Print, specialists in printing books, features the top books you need in your possession if you want to run a successful tech business…

Launching A Tech Business

The Start-Up: It’s a Blood Sport

Warren Kirby aims totake you on a journey through the science and practicality behind making your start-up a commercial success. Covering six, crucial themes, you’ll learn what is truly important in business including: strategy, development, creativity, engineering, finance, processes, and staff. Showing you how to tackle the obstacles in front of you as you grow your new company, The Start-Up: It’s a Blood Sport is a bible for tenacious and determined business people.

The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future

In this modern world of advanced technology, it seems that there are multiple new products and ways of doing things. With this book, you get a glimpse of the next three decades, such as how technological forces will connect, mix and rely on each other — essential to know if any of these trends relate to your company.

AI, VR and the effects of technology are all discussed by Kevin Kelly. How will these parts of technology affect how we live, work and purchase goods? If you want to stay ahead, these are things you need to know.

Bold: How to Go Big, Create Wealth and Impact the World

Pick up this valuable piece of work from Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotlerand you won’t be disappointed. Divided into three sections, the first walks you through how new firms transform from ‘initial concept’ to ‘multi-million-pounds business’. What’s more, you’ll learn how innovations like 3D printing and robots could impact on development in the sector.

Absorb the advice from business moguls such as Richard Branson, before reading about actionable ways you can ensure your business grows. For tips on creating innovative campaigns to accelerate the growth of your company, this book should be top of your list.

Networking Like a Pro

Learn the art of making contacts properly and your business will reap the benefits. Need a few tips to boost your skills and confidence? This is it.

This fantastic book gives you the tools to boost and perfect your networking strategy, making invaluable business connections that may make the difference between success and failure in the future.