The CEO of Founders Space, one of the world's leading startup incubators and accelerators, prepares entrepreneurs to avoid disastrous mistakes, surmount sizable obstacles, and master the skills necessary to make the right choices along their path to success. The fact is, over 90 percent of all new startups fail. Every entrepreneur must face this harsh reality and learn to master it if they hope to survive and wind up on top. In Surviving a Startup, Steve Hoffman, the CEO of Founders Space, brings readers on a wild ride, sharing with them the tumultuous journey of launching a venture-funded startup and revealing what it takes to make it. This one-of-a-kind guide provides deep analysis and insights into the major challenges every entrepreneur faces when launching a business, prepares entrepreneurs to make the best possible decisions and deal with crisis situations and illuminates strategies for raising capital and growing a business, even when it seems impossible.