It has broken my record for the book with most stickies. Jessica livingston is a founding partner at y combinator, a seedstage venture firm based in cambridge, massachusetts, and mountain view. Without your book, i may not have had the courage to. Stories of startups early days 2007 is a book written by jessica livingston composed of interviews she did with the founders of famous technology companies concerning what happened in their early years. Founders at work 2007 is a revealing look at what went on in the early days of over 30 influential us startups. Printed material accompanying a course text textbook that contains exercises, problems, and practice material to clarify and reinforce the lessons presented in the textbook. Founders at work stories of startups early days jessica. For them, this book is the closest you can come to being a fly on the wall at a successful startup, to learn how its done. Stories of startups early days kindle edition by livingston, jessica. Founders at work is a collection of interviews with founders of famous technology.
I was very fortunate to have several famous bloggers write about the book, and each time we saw an immediate spike in sales. Each week in bookends, two writers take on questions about the. What was it like when they were just a couple friends with an idea. Stories of startups early days 2007 is a book written by jessica livingston composed of interviews she did with the founders of famous. Work less founder unveils book by matthew burrows on may 11th, 2006 at 9. This founders at work summary shares the principles of starting a successful company from interviews with many successful startup founders. As a firsttime author, i was also surprised at how fast word about the book spread on the internet. Stories of startups early days is a collection of interviews with. For them, this book is the closest you can come to being a fly on the wall at a. Biography, published in 1926, runs to more than seven hundred pages in the english translation, and is a deeply odd book.
Inspire a love of reading with prime book box for kids discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that delivers new books every 1. The book has the same interview format as programmers at work, this time mainly with web startup founders from the 19952005 period. Not a business book, but if you assume selfawareness and knowing what you are really good at are key to success in business and life in general, this is the best attempt i have. Gospel shaped work sd episodes multi user tom nelson. While you wait get immediate ebook access when you order a print book. After reading the classic programmers at work see below back in the 1980s, then rereading it again last year, i was a little disappointed with founders at work.1146 1354 581 1056 1220 379 546 499 117 864 849 412 1654 548 719 381 747 1045 1314 607 798 67 143 609 514 611 841 1465 1466 563 1175 1094 245 1152 327 1415 308 223 473 1061 770 361