Testimonials

Our Exclusive Travel Course is based on the Roadmap To Entrepreneurial Success book and innovative courses developed by the Global Entrepreneurship Institute. Founded in 1998, the Global Entrepreneurship Institute (GEI) is a non-profit 501(c) 3 educational organization with the specific mission of advising and educating entrepreneurs around the world. GEI has helped entrepreneurs raise over $100 million.

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“Roadmap To Entrepreneurial Success promotes entrepreneurship and provides the necessary tools for both the new and experienced entrepreneur to stay on course and succeed.”
– Mark G. Heesen, President, National Venture Capital Association (NVCA)

“Roadmap To Entrepreneurial Success is a good checklist of checklists and advice for entrepreneurs.”
– Alfred R. Berkeley, III, Former President and Vice Chairman of The NASDAQ Stock Market, Inc.

“Roadmap To Entrepreneurial Success provides smart, practical and forward looking ideas for addressing the challenges faced by entrepreneurs in today’s ever more complicated business environment.”
– Robert Hormats, Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Goldman Sachs & Company

“This is an entrepreneurial MBA between two covers.”
– Warren Packard, Managing Director, Draper Fisher Jurvetson

“Success is always some combination of luck and skill. Roadmap helps minimize our reliance on luck and maximize the part that we can control. It is a must read for anyone venturing out on their own and a valuable refresher for those already there.”
– Diane C. Swonk, Former Chief Economist, Bank One Corp.

“As a venture capitalist, I listen to hundreds of pitches each year from entrepreneurs seeking advice or capital. Virtually all of them would be better prepared by following Roadmap.”
– Ken Deemer, Co-Founder, Tech Coast Angels

“Gives stunning insights into the venture world and entrepreneurial process.”
– Randy Lunn, Palomar Ventures

“One of the absolutely best business plan outlines I have seen to date. This tells you how to make that happen…I feel it is an absolutely necessary read. I give this book 5 stars. (Only the Bible and the Constitution receive 6 stars.)”
– Paul Tulenko, National Small Business Columnist

Roadmap is a practical, reality-based guide that carefully outlines the entrepreneurial life cycle from ‘opportunity recognition’ to market entry to selling the business.”
– Wells Fargo Bank, Small Business Advisor

“Whether you’re a new business owner or a seasoned veteran, anyone can benefit from Roadmap to Entrepreneurial Success. Start to finish, this guide can teach you ways to maximize profitability in your business. Walks you through the steps to success.”
– National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)

“Written in an amiable style, delivers concise reviews and examples of the entrepreneurial spirit in major companies such as IBM, Microsoft, and Wal-Mart. Blends it all into a worthy discussion of how-to’s for entrepreneurs just starting out.”
– Harvard Business School

“Filled with key steps and strategies, it’s a start to finish guide to maximizing growth for new start-ups.”
– American Venture Magazine

“I would say the #1 benefit was that I used it to cross-check that my investor presentation hit all of the topics and major points within topics that you had called out. From that perspective, it was a very useful reference.”
– Jeff Hilbert President and CEO, WiSpry Inc.
Jeff raised over $13.5 million from Blueprint Ventures, American River Ventures, Sid R. Bass Associates, Shepherd Ventures, and the Tech Coast Angels.