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The Upstarts : how Uber, Airbnb, and the killer companies of the new Silicon Valley are changing the world
The Upstarts : how Uber, Airbnb, and the killer companies of the new Silicon Valley are changing the world
Stone, Brad2017
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Discusses the radical companies of the new Silicon Valley that are rewriting the rules of business and sidestepping ethical and legal obstacles in the process.
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Imprint:
London : Bantan Press, 2017.
Collation:
x, 372 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : colour illustrations ; 25 cm.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-358) and an index.
Contents:
Part I: Side projects. The trough of sorrow : the early years of Airbnb -- Jam sessions : the early years of Uber -- The nonstarters : SeamlessWeb, Taxi Magic, Cabulous, Couchsurfing, Zimride -- The growth hacker : How Airbnb took off -- Blood, sweat, and ramen : how Uber conquered San Francisco -- Part II: Empire building. The wartime CEO : Airbnb fights on two fronts -- The playbook : Uber's expansion begins -- Travis's law : The rise of ridesharing -- Too big to regulate : Airbnb's fight in New York City -- Part III: The trial of the upstarts. God view : Uber's rough ride -- Escape velocity : Fights and fables with Airbnb -- Global mega-unicorn death match! : Uber versus the world.
ISBN:
97805930763479780593076354
Dewey class:
658.1144338.04092
Language:
English
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