The upstarts : how Uber, Airbnb, and the killer companies of the new Silicon Valley are changing the world /
Brad Stone.
edition
First edition.
imprint
New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2017.
description
x, 372 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 25 cm
ISBN
0316388394, 9780316388399
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Book
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imprint
New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2017.
isbn
0316388394
9780316388399
contents note
Introduction -- Part I: Side projects. 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 -- Part II: Empire building. 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 -- Part III: The trial of the upstarts. God view: Uber's rough ride -- Escape velocity: Fights and fables with Airbnb -- Global mega-unicorn death match!: Uber versus the world -- Epilogue.
catalogue key
10888782
 
Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-358) and an index.

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