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Author: Sarah Lacy
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J Wiley ©2011
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An unforgettable portrait of the emerging world's entrepreneurial dynamos Brilliant, Crazy, Cocky is the story about that top 1% of people who do more to change their worlds through greed and ambition than politicians, NGOs and nonprofits ever can. This new breed of self-starter is taking local turmoil and turning it into opportunities, making millions, creating thousands of jobs and changing the face of modern  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Lacy
ISBN: 9780470580097 0470580097
OCLC Number: 839010048
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Contents: Brilliant, crazy, cocky: how the top 1% of entrepreneurs profit from global chaos; Contents; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: Nothing to Lose; Chapter 2: The Death of Risk in America; Israel; Chapter 3: How Israel Became a Startup Powerhouse; China; Chapter 4: Deng Xiaoping, for the Win; Chapter 5: Revenge of the Copycats; India; Chapter 6: India's Invisible Infrastructure; Chapter 7: India's Mighty Microeconomy; Brazil; Chapter 8: Do You Know Who You Are Talking To?; Indonesia; Chapter 9: The Emerging World's Big Secret; Rwanda; Chapter 10: Africa's Hottest and Riskiest Startup. Epilogue: Beyond Greed and FearNotes; Author's Note; Index.
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An unforgettable portrait of the emerging world's entrepreneurial dynamos Brilliant, Crazy, Cocky is the story about that top 1% of people who do more to change their worlds through greed and  Read more...

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gripping a fabulous paean to hard-core entrepreneurial spirit original, penetrating and brilliantly entertaining. (Telegraph.co.uk, February 2011).

 
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