Founders at Work: Stories of Startups' Early Days / Edition 1

Founders at Work: Stories of Startups' Early Days / Edition 1

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by Jessica Livingston
     
 

Most startups begin with a few people kicking around ideas. Some grow into Google. Most fail. The critical period is the first year. See more details below

Overview

Most startups begin with a few people kicking around ideas. Some grow into Google. Most fail. The critical period is the first year.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781430210788
Publisher:
Apress
Publication date:
09/19/2008
Edition description:
1st Corrected ed. 2008. Corr. 4th printing 2008
Pages:
488
Sales rank:
284,123
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


Foreword ix Preface xi About the Author xiii Acknowledgments xv Introduction xvii Chapter 1 Max Levchin: PayPal 1 Chapter 2 Sabeer Bhatia: Hotmail 17 Chapter 3 Steve Wozniak: Apple Computer 31 Chapter 4 Joe Kraus: Excite 61 Chapter 5 Dan Bricklin: Software Arts 73 Chapter 6 Mitchell Kapor: Lotus Development 89 Chapter 7 Ray Ozzie: Iris Associates, Groove Networks 103 Chapter 8 Evan Williams: Pyra Labs (Blogger.com) 111 Chapter 9 Tim Brady: Yahoo 127 Chapter 10 Mike Lazaridis: Research In Motion 141 Chapter 11 Arthur van Hoff: Marimba 153 Chapter 12 Paul Buchheit: Gmai 161 Chapter 13 Steve Perlman: Web TV 173 Chapter 14 Mike Ramsay: TiVo 191 Chapter 15 Paul Graham: Viaweb 205 Chapter 16 Joshua Schachter: del.icio.us 223 Chapter 17 Mark Fletcher: ONElist, Bloglines 233 Chapter 18 Craig Newmark: craigslist 247 Chapter 19 Caterina Fake: Flickr 257 Chapter 20 Brewster Kahle: WAIS, Internet Archive, Alexa Internet 265 Chapter 21 Charles Geschke: Adobe Systems 281 Chapter 22 Ann Winblad: Open Systems, Hummer Winblad 297 Chapter 23 David Heinemeier Hansson: 37signals 309 Chapter 24 Philip Greenspun: ArsDigita 317 Chapter 25 Joel Spolsky: Fog Creek Software 345 Chapter 26 Stephen Kaufer: TripAdvisor 361 Chapter 27 James Hong: Hot or Not 377 Chapter 28 James Currier: Tickle 387 Chapter 29 Blake Ross: Firefox 395 Chapter 30 Mena Trott: Six Apart 405 Chapter 31 Bob Davis: Lycos 419 Chapter 32 Ron Gruner: Alliant Computer Systems, Shareholder.com 427 Chapter 33 Jessica Livingston: Y Combinator 447 Index 455

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