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    Founders at Work (Paperback) By (author) Jessica Livingston

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    DescriptionNow available in paperback with a new preface and interview with -->Jessica Livingston--> about Y Combinator!Founders at Work: Stories of Startups Early Days is a collection of interviews with founders of famous technology companies about what happened in the very earliest days. These people are celebrities now. What was it like when they were just a couple friends with an idea? Founders like Steve Wozniak (Apple), Caterina Fake (Flickr), Mitch Kapor (Lotus), Max Levchin (PayPal), and Sabeer Bhatia (Hotmail) tell you in their own words about their surprising and often very funny discoveries as they learned how to build a company.Where did they get the ideas that made them rich? How did they convince investors to back them? What went wrong, and how did they recover?Nearly all technical people have thought of one day starting or working for a startup. For them, this book is the closest you can come to being a fly on the wall at a successful startup, to learn how it's done.But ultimately these interviews are required reading for anyone who wants to understand business, because startups are business reduced to its essence. The reason their founders become rich is that startups do what businessesdo create value more intensively than almost any other part of the economy. How? What are the secrets that make successful startups so insanely productive? Read this book, and let the founders themselves tell you.


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    Title
    Founders at Work
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jessica Livingston
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 476
    Width: 229 mm
    Height: 152 mm
    Thickness: 27 mm
    Weight: 694 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781430214021
    ISBN 10: 1430214023
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: BUS
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T17.1
    BIC subject category V2: KJH
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27810
    BIC subject category V2: UMZ
    Ingram Subject Code: BS
    Libri: I-BS
    BISAC V2.8: COM051230
    DC22: 338.040973
    BISAC V2.8: BUS025000
    DC21: 338.040973
    Publisher
    Springer
    Imprint name
    Springer
    Publication date
    25 August 2008