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Betting It All: The Technology Entrepreneurs

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An intimate behind-the-scenes look into the personal triumphs and tragedies of sixteen famous and infamous industry titans
From the garages and kitchen tables across America, the technology entrepreneurs have built great companies, reaped unimaginable wealth, and endured challenges to the very core of their personal beliefs and confidence. Now, Betting It All looks directly
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Hardcover, 256 pages
Published December 26th 2001 by John Wiley & Sons (first published December 14th 2001)
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Herve
After reading Founders at Work by Jessica Livingston, I dived into an older book by Michael Malone. It has the same concept, i.e. interviews of 16 famous technology entrepreneurs. And it is worth reading.

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It is full of great lessons so let me quote a few:

Larry Ellison about uncertainty:

“When everyone said a relational database would never be commercially viable, the reckless guy said “maybe everyone’s wrong – maybe I will take a chance with my career and with my cash.” It’s not a
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Lori Grant
A must-read book on entrepreneurial success stories for the knowledge worker or aspiring entrepreneur.
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Michael S. Malone is a journalist and author who has been nominated for the Pulitzer price twice for his investigative journalism contributions. He has a regular column Silicon Dreams in Forbes (previosuly Silicon Insider for ABC)


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