Death by Ego provides unique insight into why many early stage companies with great concepts and plans fail. It is a must read for everyone who provides their funding and will change the way investors think about these “opportunities.” It also provides a rich set of materials for entrepreneurial-study programs and alerts entrepreneurs to common dysfunctional inclinations. Thtee objectives for this book: Objective 1: Alert investors to the fact that many entrepreneurs have extremely dysfunctional personality traits so that investors may make better informed decisions and, if they choose to invest, insist on strong governance. Objective 2: Provide true stories about entrepreneurs that failed their companies in order to provide a rich set of material to entrepreneurial-study programs. Objective 3: Remind entrepreneurs about tendencies that may jeopardize their success and the success of their companies.