By Steve Hindy, Tom Potter, Michael R. Bloomberg
What do you get in case you pass a journalist and a banker? A brewery, of course.
"A nice urban must have nice beer. big apple eventually has, because of Brooklyn. Steve Hindy and Tom Potter supplied it. Beer university explains how they did it: their error in addition to their triumphs. Steve writes with a journalist's skepticism-as although he has forgotten that he's reporting on himself. Tom is even much less forgiving-he's a banker, in the end. the interior tale reads now and then like a cautionary story, however it is an account of an exceptional and welcome achievement."
--Michael Jackson, The Beer Hunter(r)
"An obtainable and insightful case examine with extraordinary perception for aspiring marketers. And if that's now not sufficient, it's all approximately beer!"
--Professor Murray Low, government Director, Lang middle for Entrepreneurship, Columbia enterprise School
"Great classes on what each first-time entrepreneur will event. Being down the block from the Brooklyn Brewery, I had firsthand witness to their confident influence on our group. I supply Steve and Tom's publication an A++!"
--Norm Brodsky, Senior Contributing Editor, Inc. magazine
"Beer tuition is an invaluable and unique e-book. In essence, this is often the tale of beginning a beer enterprise from scratch in ny urban. The product is one readers can relate to, and the marketplace is as tricky as they get. What a enjoyable problem! The ebook can assist not just these marketers who're beginning a company but in addition these attempting to develop one as soon as it truly is validated. Steve and Tom write with enthusiasm and perception approximately construction their company. it's transparent that they realized much alongside the way in which. Readers can research from those classes too."
--Michael Preston, Adjunct Professor, Lang middle for Entrepreneurship, Columbia company college, and coauthor, the line to luck: the best way to deal with Growth
"Although we (thankfully!) by no means needed to care for the Mob, being held up at gunpoint, or having our beer and gear ripped off, we certainly pointed out with the demanding situations confronted in these early days of cobbling a brewery jointly. the disclosing tale Steve and Tom inform approximately companions getting into a enterprise out of ardour, in an they knew little approximately, being heavily undercapitalized, with a very naive marketing strategy, and their final good fortune, is an inspiring tale."
--Ken Grossman, founder, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
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