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The Upstarts

How Uber, Airbnb and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley are Changing the World

By Brad Stone
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The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley are Changing the World by Brad Stone

The Upstarts (2017) is about the new generation of start-ups in tech, in particular, Airbnb and Uber, and the impact they’ve had on the world. It takes a deep look at the people behind the companies and how they got to where they are today, as well as where they might go from here.

  • Entrepreneurs
  • Business students
  • Anyone interested in the new tech economy

Brad Stone is the senior executive editor of the global technology group at Bloomberg News and a New York Times best-selling author who frequently writes about Silicon Valley. He also wrote The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon.

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