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The Resource The upstarts : how Uber, Airbnb, and the killer companies of the new Silicon Valley are changing the world, Brad Stone

The upstarts : how Uber, Airbnb, and the killer companies of the new Silicon Valley are changing the world, Brad Stone

Label
The upstarts : how Uber, Airbnb, and the killer companies of the new Silicon Valley are changing the world
Title
The upstarts
Title remainder
how Uber, Airbnb, and the killer companies of the new Silicon Valley are changing the world
Statement of responsibility
Brad Stone
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 have ushered in a new era: redefining neighborhoods, challenging the way governments regulate business, and changing the way we travel. In the spirit of Silicon Valley renegades like Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, another generation of entrepreneurs is using technology to upend convention and disrupt entire industries. Led by people like Travis Kalanick of Uber and Brian Chesky of Airbnb, they are rewriting the rules of business and often sidestepping serious ethical and legal obstacles in the process. The Upstarts is the story of two new titans of business and a dawning age of tenacity, conflict, and wealth. In Brad Stone's account of the most radical companies of the new Silicon Valley, we discover how it all happened
Summary
The world today is vastly different than it was even ten years ago, and it is due to the upstarts. In THE UPSTARTS, Brad Stone provides the rollicking narrative that shows the how our latest--and perhaps greatest--technological wave was born
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10550861
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stone, Brad,
Dewey number
  • 338.04/09273
  • 658.11/44
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD62.5
LC item number
.S756 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Airbnb (Firm)
  • Uber (Firm)
  • New business enterprises
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Electronic commerce
  • Bed and breakfast accommodations
  • Ridesharing
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Entrepreneurship
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Corporate & Business History
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / Computers & Information Technology
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Social Aspects
Target audience
general
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how Uber, Airbnb, and the killer companies of the new Silicon Valley are changing the world
Label
The upstarts : how Uber, Airbnb, and the killer companies of the new Silicon Valley are changing the world, Brad Stone
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-358) and an index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
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 -- 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 -- God view: Uber's rough ride -- Escape velocity: Fights and fables with Airbnb -- Global mega-unicorn death match!: Uber versus the world
Control code
953598607
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 372 pages
Isbn
9780316388399
Lccn
2016958932
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Label
The upstarts : how Uber, Airbnb, and the killer companies of the new Silicon Valley are changing the world, Brad Stone
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-358) and an index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
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 -- 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 -- God view: Uber's rough ride -- Escape velocity: Fights and fables with Airbnb -- Global mega-unicorn death match!: Uber versus the world
Control code
953598607
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 372 pages
Isbn
9780316388399
Lccn
2016958932
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations

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