“Startup to Proficorn” Book Feedback – 2

Here is Part 1 of the feedback my book has been receiving. The book has a 4.8 star rating (on a scale of 5) from 35 global ratings.


Anup Das

“Startup to Proficorn: A Private, Bootstrapped, Profitable, and Highly Valuable Venture” by Rajesh Jain is a captivating journey into the world of entrepreneurship, offering a treasure trove of knowledge for both seasoned business owners and budding entrepreneurs. With a storytelling prowess that keeps readers engrossed, author shares the invaluable components of success derived from his own remarkable experiences.

The book stands out for its practical approach, providing a step-by-step roadmap to convert dreams into viable ideas, build a resilient team, attract paying customers, and manage finances effectively, all without the reliance on external funding. Author’s candid accounts of failures and triumphs serve as powerful lessons, helping readers overcome challenges they may face in their own entrepreneurial pursuits.

What makes this book truly exceptional is its holistic perspective. In addition to providing insights into building profitable ventures, Jain emphasizes the significance of sustainable habits and creating a fulfilling life as an entrepreneur.

Author’s writing is accessible, making complex concepts easily understandable. The book’s seamless readability and comprehension make it a must-read for anyone seeking entrepreneurial success.

In conclusion, “Startup to Proficorn” is a transformative guide that not only leads entrepreneurs towards prosperity but also inspires personal growth and excellence. Rajesh Jain’s invaluable wisdom and practical advice are indispensable tools for carving a path to success and fulfillment, making this book a true gem in the realm of entrepreneurship literature.

Amar Naik

Drawing from his own experience as a serial tech entrepreneur, Rajesh Jain book “Startup to Proficorn”is an insightful book that acts as great guide for launching and scaling successful startups without the need for external funding

The author’s personal experiences make this book an interesting read. These learnings provide valuable guidance for overcoming the challenges that entrepreneurs will likely face in their journey. Some of these practical tips are better learnt from this book rather than spending time on self learning or trying on your own thus saving valuable time/resources for any entrepreneurs.

The book’s individual chapters address various aspects of the entrepreneurial journey, enabling easy navigation and providing a useful reference for readers. Author also emphasizes the importance of a holistic approach, offering readers both the tools for business success and insights into personal growth and well-being which is a more sustainable way of surviving the ups and downs in the longer run.

Moumita Deb

The book has insights into the right way in which one’s business can start the journey becoming a Proficorn. It has definitions and explanations about the business growth strategy, how the author has implemented all of these strategies in his business and made huge profits.
This is a quick read to gain knowledge about startup business or how to become a profitable company.


This book is a complete toolkit for aspiring entrepreneurs and young and new-age startups. One of the most striking features of this book, which I admire the most, is that it doesn’t only guide and deliver information to aspiring entrepreneurs; instead, it also serves as a review opportunity for well-established businesses and seasoned entrepreneurs.

Although there are many books piled up when it comes to the topic of entrepreneurship and new-age startups being established, However, this book is quite unique in terms of what it delivers to the readers.

The author has successfully managed to deliver all the important concepts of entrepreneurship while sticking to the basics of business and delivering value to society.

He has emphasised a lot over the importance of managing finances as well as the cultural outlook of a startup or business in the modern entrepreneurial world.

Monidapa Dutta

What sets this book apart is the author’s ability to weave personal stories from his own life, which are filled with both failures and successes. Through these anecdotes, Jain provides relatable and practical guidance for overcoming the challenges that entrepreneurs are bound to face along their journey, regardless of their current stage. By sharing his experiences and lessons learned over three decades, Jain equips readers with the tools and knowledge necessary to navigate the path to startup success.

Jain’s expertise shines through as he unveils startup success secrets and highlights potential pitfalls to watch out for when managing one’s own venture. His insights go beyond the typical startup advice, as he also emphasizes the importance of cultivating sustainable habits and creating a better life as a full-fledged entrepreneur. This holistic approach demonstrates Jain’s deep understanding of the entrepreneurial journey and his desire to guide readers toward both professional and personal fulfillment.

One of the most refreshing aspects of “Startup to Proficorn” is its focus on bootstrapping and profitability. Jain challenges the notion that external funding and investor involvement are the only paths to success, providing a refreshing alternative perspective. By sharing his own experiences and strategies, Jain empowers readers to convert their dreams into viable ideas, build effective teams, attract paying customers, and manage cashflows with confidence.

In summary, “Startup to Proficorn” is a must-read for anyone seeking to launch or scale their own startup. Rajesh Jain’s wealth of experience, coupled with his engaging storytelling style, makes this book an invaluable resource for entrepreneurs at any stage of their journey. Through this comprehensive guide, readers will gain practical insights, actionable advice, and inspiration to navigate the challenges and achieve success on their own terms.

Sagar Naskar

The book offers a step-by-step guide for developing aspirations into workable ideas, putting together a solid team, attracting paying clients, and efficiently handling cash flows. Jain frankly recounts the lessons he learnt along the road through personal accounts of his failures and accomplishments, offering essential advice to overcome the difficulties faced while embarking on an entrepreneurial path.

Jain’s ability to condense his three decades of expertise into helpful guidance is one of the book’s highlights. He provides readers with startup success tips and warns them about typical traps to avoid when operating their own businesses. The book is a fun and interesting read because of its practical approach and realistic experiences.

Jain stresses the value of sustainable habits and building a better life as a full-fledged entrepreneur in addition to the business components. “Startup to Proficorn” stands out for its wholistic approach, which provides readers with both the business success tools and insights into personal growth and joy.

Because of the writing’s clarity, conciseness, and accessibility, it is appropriate for both inexperienced and seasoned business owners. Each chapter of the book covers a different component of the entrepreneurial path, which makes it simple to navigate and use as a reference.


Radhakrishnan K

Unmesh Patil

1. How to Build a Proficorn?
2. Is It a Binary Choice Between Profit or Growth?
3. What Do You Do with Profits? Once you’ve achieved profitability,
what’s next?
Are a some of the issues that entrepreneurs always had…
The book “Startup to Proficorn,” authored by our very own Netcore Cloud founder Rajesh Jain , replies and shares three decades of business expertise, and I’m pleased to tell you about it!
The book reveals the crucial principles discovered while developing a “proficorn”—a business that successfully balances profitability and expansion.

Grab a copy of “Startup to Proficorn” right away, and start your transformational reading journey. This book is a vital tool that will inspire, educate, and equip you to grow your startup to new heights whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur or an experienced business leader.

Amit Bhateja

Startup to Proficorn is #mustread book for anyone who has a dream, courage and passion to start a business.

In this book there are 10 Golden questions for entrepreneurs :-

1. Figure out how much cash you really have?
2. Figure out how much time you really have?
3. Pick a domain and go deep 🌈
4. Surround yourself with experienced and positive people 🫂
5. Find Angel investors only if required 🕵️
6. Figure out who you want to look like in five years 📈💹🌱🪴
7. Get Customers as customers are the oxygen for business 🧬
8. Learn everything you can about what you are about to do!
9. Figure out the fallback plan and be ready for failure 💔
10. Figure out what to do if you fail ( Face your fears before you start) 🏔️🌍

Starting as an entrepreneur is not a easy decision.


Mountains beyond Mountains 🏔️
Mountain requires courage, determination and stamina and of course some #luck!
Understand today’s challenges and prepare for tomorrow uncertainties.
The more you chase money, the further it runs away from you.

Keep going🏃🏃‍♂️🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️
Go S-L-O-W-L-Y 🐢🐢
Work Hard 🏋️🏋️
Follow your Passion🚢🛳️
Ego is the closest enemy. Keep it aside. 🍳
Be Positive!
Be strong!
Respect your Time and others Time too!
Keep moving and be ready for daily shots 🎥🎦🎬🎬
There is always a tomorrow 🔦

P.S – Keep meeting new people as we see the world through their eyes! 🌐🌏🌎🌍🗺️
Your promises don’t make you a better person, your commitment does 🌈



Excellent for young and aspiring entrepreneurs


Your book, like these other two books, was contextually very relevant for me as I begin my journey as an Entrepreneur. Thank you for sharing your experiences and deep insights in great detail.


I had expected it to be a book on entrepreneurship and it really took me by surprise as for me it came across more as a book on life



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Rajesh Jain

An Entrepreneur based in Mumbai, India.