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Angel: How to Invest in Technology Startups
One of Silicon Valley’s most successful angel investors shares his rules for investing in startups.There are two ways to make money in startups: create something valuable - or invest in the people that are creating valuable things.Over the past twenty-five years, Jason Calacanis has made a fortun...
The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms (Incerto)
Taleb, Nassim Nicholas
With fifty percent more material than the hardcover, this expanded edition of The Bed of Procrustes is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb's landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don't unde...
When the Wolves Bite: Two Billionaires, One Company, and an Epic Wall Street Battle
The inside story of the clash of two of Wall Street's biggest, richest, toughest, most aggressive players--Carl Icahn and Bill Ackman--and Herbalife, the company caught in the middle.With their billions of dollars and their business savvy, activist investors Carl Icahn and Bill Ackman have the ab...
Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start-Up Bubble
For twenty-five years Dan Lyons was a magazine writer at the top of his profession--until one Friday morning when he received a phone call: Poof. His job no longer existed. "I think they just want to hire younger people," his boss at Newsweek told him. Fifty years old and with a wife and two youn...
In Talkin’ Big, Tom Dittmer - former CEO of Refco, the United States’ first world-renowned futures firm - recalls how with hard work, determination, optimism, and some good old-fashioned luck, he was able to able to achieve his greatness.Growing up as a farm boy in small-town Iowa, Dittmer first ...
Unscaled: How AI and a New Generation of Upstarts Are Creating the Economy of the Future
Unscaled identifies the forces that are reshaping the global economy and turning one of the fundamental laws of business and society--the economies of scale--on its head.An innovative trend combining technology with economics is unraveling behemoth industries--including corporations, banks, farms...
Guide to Financial Management: Understand and Improve the Bottom Line (Economist Books, Third Edition)
A practical and accessible overview of the fundamentals of business finance--now in its third edition.Managers are constantly expected to make decisions that reflect a full understanding of the financial consequences. In the absence of formal training, few people are prepared for the responsibili...
A Truck Full of Money: One Man's Quest to Recover from Great Success
"A perfectly executed, exquisitely reported parable of the Internet age and the wild, mad adventure that is start-up culture."--Charles Duhigg Fortune, mania, genius, philanthropy--the bestselling author of Mountains Beyond Mountains gives us the inspiring story of Paul English, the founder of K...
The Six Secrets of Raising Capital: An Insider's Guide for Entrepreneurs
Based on Bill Fisher’s three-day seminars that regularly sell out all over the world, this book offers the kind of capital-raising street smarts no entrepreneur can do without. As a banker in Silicon Valley in the ‘80s and a businessman who founded a number of successful companies beginning in th...
My Warren Buffett Bible: A Short and Simple Guide to Rational Investing: 284 Quotes from the World's Most Successful Investor
Bloch, Robert L. (Edt)
If the legendary Warren Buffett was willing to tell you the secrets that made him the world’s most successful investor, would you be interested? If you knew how simple, basic and powerful his wisdom is, you’d probably say “yes!” Beyond the financial benefits, the author shares a side of Buffett t...
The CEO Pay Machine: How It Trashes America and How to Stop It
The former top CEO examines the scandalous and corrupt reasons behind obscene pay packages for corporate executives—and explains how this hurts all of us - and how we can stop it. Today, the pay gap between chief executive officers of major U.S. firms and their workers is higher than ever before ...
The Big Book of Business Quotations: Over 1,400 of the Smartest Things Ever Said about Making Money
Roberts, Johnnie L.
Features advice, ideas, strategies and secrets that helped make some of the most successful businesspeople in the world rich, famous, or both. These quotes will inspire and motivate any current or aspiring businessperson to achieve success.
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