[Epub] ↠ The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley Are Changing the World Author Brad Stone – Tactical-player.co.uk

The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley Are Changing the World New York Times Best Selling Author Of The Everything Store Brad Stone Takes Us Deep Inside The New Silicon Valley Ten Years Ago The Idea Of Getting Into A Stranger S Car Or Walking Into A Stranger S Home Would Have Seemed Bizarre And Dangerous, But Today It S As Common As Ordering A Book Online Uber And Airbnb Are Household Names Redefining Neighbourhoods, Challenging The Way Governments Regulate Business And Changing The Way We Travel In The Spirit Of Iconic Silicon Valley Renegades Like Steve Jobs And Bill Gates, A New Generation Of Entrepreneurs Is Sparking Yet Another Cultural Upheaval Through Technology They Are Among The Upstarts, Idiosyncratic Founders With Limitless Drive And An Abundance Of Self Confidence Young, Hungry And Brilliant, They Are Rewriting The Traditional Rules Of Business, Changing Our Day To Day Lives And Often Sidestepping Serious Ethical And Legal Obstacles In The Process The Upstarts Is The Definitive Account Of A Dawning Age Of Tenacity, Creativity, Conflict And Wealth In Brad Stone S Highly Anticipated And Riveting Account Of The Most Radical Companies Of The New Silicon Valley, We Find Out How It All Started And How The World Is Wildly Different Than It Was Years Ago

8 thoughts on “The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley Are Changing the World

  1. says:

    The Upstarts is a great expose of the founders of Airbnb and Uber and has great analysis of the companies brands and public perception A good quick read like The Everything Store, but not as great a story to be told, yet It is too soon to write about these companies Brad Stone also reads slightly too generously about

  2. says:

    The excerpt from Business Week was so gripping that I stopped halfway through and downloaded the kindle edition It s fast paced and mostly a good read Where the book bogs down a bit is when, to fully explain the story, you need to introduce some minor players who had a short but important influence on the business For

  3. says:

    Another great read from Brad Stone Really enjoying The Upstarts just as much as The Everything Store Brad Stone always provide a compelling narrative with great research The in depth interviews provide real texture to the story line which always moves at pace A must for all interested in Corporate Strategy and Digital

  4. says:

    Overall enjoyed this book very much Brad Stone is an eloquent writer who draws out the stories of AirBnB and Uber in an engaging manner Although what eventually happens to these start ups is well known, this book still sheds a lot of light on their backstories and challenges You will be surprised with how compelling Bra

  5. says:

    Business writing at its finest it quickly becomes a difficult book to put down Yes, he recounting the stories of two industry changing business but he never shies away from reflecting on the reasons for their success.

  6. says:

    Interesting story It truly dismistify Uber and Airbnb business Easy to read and engaging

  7. says:

    Well written and enjoyable storytelling Did a good job weaving the stories of two seperate companies into a single narrative Would have been good to get an expanded view of the initial trough of sorrow period though, rather than an even weighing to all periods of the company history But that s just a personal preference as

  8. says:

    Absolutely brilliant From start to finish A must read for any startup founder Highly recommend it to everyone, not just startup founders.RomanCEOSplento

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