"If you are starting or thinking of starting a company you MUST read this book. Gascoigne gives an honest, first-hand view of managing stress, raising money, and coping with failure. Along with wisdom from twenty-two women leaders in tech, you'll be well prepared to conquer the world!"—Charlene Li, NYTimes Bestselling Author and Founder of Altimeter, a Prophet company
"Adriana Gascoigne's very personal stories in her book Tech Boss Lady inspire the reader to be the authentic 'you' as an entrepreneur and leader in a very dominated male tech world. I could not put the book down as I often saw myself in these stories. Thank you Adriana for writing a book that inspires both women and men to be better!"—Monique J. Morrow, President The VETRI Foundation and President, Co Founder, The Humanized Internet
"Adriana shares her valuable learnings about the world of Silicon Valley startups with the next generation of founders. This book is a how-to guide for leaping into the world of tech entrepreneurship, with tips on how to navigate leadership, partnerships, fundraising, innovation, stress, failure, and more."—Jonathan Abrams, Managing Partner of Founders Den and Founder of Friendster
"Somehow Gascoigne manages to deliver a broad range of insights into how to launch and run a business as well as bringing out your inner badass, all in such a down-to-earth, powerful and highly entertaining way. Deeply inspirational and practical."—Danielle Feinberg, Pixar Animation Studios
"This is the story of us-the makers and hackers and dreamers who built Silicon Valley. It's a survival manual for the girls who lead, who challenge authority, who are made to feel 'less than' even while they are changing the world....I so love that Adriana wrote this, I so love her story, and I so love her voice. And, just like back in 2007 when we *needed* Adriana to start Girls in Tech, we also *needed* her to write this book. Because as women who lead, who invent, and who strive, we will only get by with a little help from our girlfriends."—Wendy M. Pfeiffer, CIO Nutanix
"A practical guide to the fast paced start up world from Silicon Valley to New York to 150 chapters across the globe! Adriana has lived the lows and highs of entrepreneurship and shares the little known but important things she learned. .... every aspiring entrepreneur, girl or boy, should read this book!"—Anu Shula, Serial Entrepreneur: Rubric, MyBuys, Tapjoy, RewardsPay, Botco.ai
"There have been countless times that I have looked around a room and realized that I was the only person who looked like me. Tech Boss Lady is a practical guide for anyone who has ever been in the same situation and felt intimidated or unsure of what to do next. The honest guidance is not only actionable but refreshing - I only wish I'd had a book like this when I started my career."—Rathi Murthy, Rathi Murthy, Chief Technology Officer, Gap Inc.
"Gascoigne's first book refreshes with its honesty-and tons of moral support and personal anecdotes."—Booklist