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Author Lane, Randall

Title You only have to be right once : the unprecedented rise of the instant tech billionaires / Randall Lane and the staff of Forbes.

Publication Info. New York, New York : Portfolio/Penguin, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    384.3309 LAN    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    384.33 LAN    Available
Description xii, 208 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Summary "Silicon Valley's new billionaires are an unconventional breed, turning ideas into money at a rate never before seen in human history. Their ascension proves a turning point in how great fortunes are made and how technology disseminates. Among these golden boys are: Elon Musk, billionaire bachelor and founder of Paypal, electric carmaker Tesla, and private space company SpaceX; Evan Spiegel, 23-year old founder of Snapchat, who recently turned down a $3 billion offer from Facebook; and Alex Karp, the eccentric philosopher with almost no tech background who turned Palantir into a data-mining champion. Over the last three years, Forbes has published indepth profiles of this new batch of billionaires, including the founders of Spotify, Dropbox, Tumblr, and Twitter. Now, in a compilation introduced and updated by Forbes editor Randall Lane, fans and critics alike will get a comprehensive look at who these super-entrepreneurs are and what they say about their own success and their plans for the future"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Businesspeople -- United States -- Biography
Billionaires -- United States -- Biography.
Entrepreneurship -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Computer industry -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
ISBN 9781591847663 (hardback)
1591847664 (hardback)

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