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7 edition of Founders at work found in the catalog.

Founders at work

stories of startups" early days

by Jessica Livingston

  • 320 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Apress in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • New business enterprises -- United States -- Case studies,
  • Electronic industries -- United States -- Case studies

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementJessica Livingston.
    GenreCase studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD62.5 .L59 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17075907M
    ISBN 109781430210788
    LC Control Number2008036219

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    Founder & Managing Director. Sankrant Sanu, who is the Founder and Managing Director of the Garuda Prakashan is well-grounded in the Bharatan traditions with a daily spiritual practice of yoga, Kriya and Dhyana. He is the author of the mesmerizing work titled “The English Medium Myth: Dismantling barriers to India's growth”. Now available in paperback―with a new preface and interview with Jessica Livingston about Y Combinator!. Founders at Work: Stories of Startups' Early Days is a collection of interviews with founders of famous technology companies about what happened in the very earliest days. These people are celebrities now/5().


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