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Founders at work : stories of startups' early days

Author: Jessica Livingston
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Apress ; New York : Distributed to the Book trade worldwide by Springer-Verlag New York, ©2007.
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"Nearly all technical people have thought of one day starting or working for a startup. If you're one of these people, this book is the closest you can come to being a fly on the wall at a successful one, 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Cas, Études de
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Livingston, Jessica, 1971-
Founders at work.
Berkeley, CA : Apress ; New York : Distributed to the Book trade worldwide by Springer-Verlag New York, ©2007
(DLC) 2006101542
(OCoLC)77048137
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jessica Livingston
ISBN: 9781430203278 1430203277 1590597141 9781590597149 128085216X 9781280852169 9781430210771 143021077X 1281871338 9781281871336 9781430210788 1430210788 9786610852161 6610852162
OCLC Number: 191452063
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 456 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Contents: Max Levchin : PayPal --
Sabeer Bhatia : Hotmail --
Steve Wozniak : Apple Computer --
Joe Kraus : Excite --
Dan Bricklin : Software Arts --
Mitchell Kapor : Lotus Development --
Ray Ozzie : Iris Associates, Groove Networks --
Evan Williams : Pyra Labs (Blogger.com) --
Tim Brady : Yahoo --
Mike Lazardis : Research in Motion --
Arthur Van Hoff : Marimba --
Paul Buchheit : Gmail --
Steve Perlman : WebTV --
Mike Ramsay : TiVo --
Paul Graham : Viaweb --
Joshua Schachter : del.icio.us --
Mark Fletcher : ONElist, Bloglines --
Craig Newmark : craigslist --
Caterina Fake : Flickr --
Brewster Kahle : WAIS, Internet Archive, Alexa Internet --
Charles Geschke : Adobe Systems --
Ann Winblad : Open Systems, Hummer Winblad --
David Heinemeier Hansson : 37signals --
Philip Greenspun : ArsDigita --
Joel Spolsky : Fog Creek Software --
Stephen Kaufer : TripAdvisor --
James Hong : HOT or NOT --
James Currier : Tickle --
Blake Ross : Firefox --
Mena Trott : Six Apart --
Bob Davis : Lycos --
Ron Gruner : Alliant Computer Systems, Shareholder.com.
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Founders at Work recounts the early struggles for independence and acceptance of many of modern technology's giants, through personal interviews. Revealing today's leaders as novices finding their  Read more...

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