FAQ: Only on Kickstarter: THE LEADER'S GUIDE by ERIC RIES
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Several of the higher-level rewards involve books for your team (for up to 10 people). What if my team is bigger than 10?

We will make it work! Many of the rewards entitle you to additional copies for your team. Please contact us at Kickstarter@theleanstartup.com and we will try to work something out. Last updated: Fri, Apr 3 2015 7:14 pm EDT

Will I be able to read the digital book on my device?

The digital book will be available on all ebook platforms, probably through a third party company who handles ebook distribution. The details are still being worked out. Last updated: Mon, Mar 16 2015 3:05 pm EDT

How many books does the hardcover package include?

Two! Not only will you receive a hardcover copy of The Leader’s Guide in December 2015, you will also receive a hardcover copy of Eric’s next book, The Startup Way, as soon as it’s published. (This package also includes participation in The Leader’s Guide Beta Tester Community.) Last updated: Mon, Mar 16 2015 4:28 pm EDT

Why is international shipping so high?

A lot of people have asked why the shipping cost outside of the US & Canada is so high. We were surprised too, and spent a lot of time looking at options and this is what we discovered. For the hardcover package, there are two books shipping at two different times from two different publishers. Since we are acting as publisher for The Leader’s Guide, it can’t be shipped via Amazon or another retailer. Shipping estimates from the US to any place elsewhere in the world ranged from $10-15. The Startup Way will ship through a retailer; depending on where it is shipping from (from the US or the UK) shipping price ranges (wildly). The cost of the book and the shipping will be priced in GB pounds because it will be the UK edition of the book for contractual reasons. The simplest way to manage the cost was to take the combined average which ends up being $30 include exchange fees. We’re not making a profit on shipping and if we can bring the cost down we will offer everyone a bonus copy of one of the books. Last updated: Thu, Mar 19 2015 3:53 pm EDT

What if I don't want any hardcover copies of the books?

Many of the packages include both hardcover and digital copies of The Leader's Guide and The Startup Way (that way, you'll get the benefit of receiving a digital version months before the physical copy, as well as the 4-color hardcover) but some of you have told us that you don't want hardcover copies. If that's the case, just let us know, and we'll donate the hardcovers in your name to a worthy cause. Last updated: Mon, Mar 23 2015 2:05 pm EDT

Does the Super Dev Pack require an extra shipping charge?

No. The Super Dev Pack contains ALL the digital rewards from several of the earlier rewards - all with no shipping costs. Last updated: Wed, Apr 15 2015 4:46 pm EDT

Does the Super Dev Pack include the Lean Startup Conference videos?

The Super Dev Pack includes all the digital stuff from the following packages: Developer's Pack, No-brainer, and Kickstarter Creator. The videos are digital and are included! Last updated: Tue, Apr 14 2015 3:08 pm EDT

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