Founders at Work

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Founders at Work
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Author Jessica Livingston
Country United States
Language English
Publisher Apress
Publication date
2007
Media type Hardcover
ISBN 1-59059-714-1

Founders at Work: 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.[1]

Interviews[edit]

  1. Max Levchin - PayPal
  2. Sabeer Bhatia - Hotmail
  3. Steve Wozniak - Apple Computer
  4. Joe Kraus - Excite
  5. Dan Bricklin - Software Arts
  6. Mitch Kapor - Lotus
  7. Ray Ozzie - Iris Associates, Groove Networks
  8. Evan Williams - Pyra Labs (Blogger.com)
  9. Tim Brady - Yahoo
  10. Mike Lazaridis - Research in Motion
  11. Arthur van Hoff - Marimba
  12. Paul Buchheit - Gmail
  13. Steve Perlman - WebTV
  14. Mike Ramsay - TiVo
  15. Paul Graham - Viaweb
  16. Joshua Schachter - del.icio.us
  17. Mark Fletcher - ONElist, Bloglines
  18. Craig Newmark - craigslist
  19. Caterina Fake - Flickr
  20. Brewster Kahle - WAIS, Internet Archive, Alexa Internet
  21. Charles Geschke - Adobe
  22. Ann Winblad - Open Systems, Hummer Winblad
  23. David Heinemeier Hansson - 37signals
  24. Philip Greenspun - ArsDigita
  25. Joel Spolsky - Fog Creek Software
  26. Steve Kaufer - TripAdvisor
  27. James Hong - HOT or NOT
  28. James Currier - Tickle
  29. Blake Ross - Creator of Firefox
  30. Mena Trott - Six Apart
  31. Bob Davis - Lycos
  32. Ron Gruner - Alliant Computer, Shareholder.com

Reception[edit]

  • Chris Anderson, editor-in-chief of Wired Magazine stated "this book offers both wisdom and engaging insights straight from the source."
  • The Motley Fool says "The stories are fascinating, filled with many valuable lessons." [2]
  • Silicon India list it at the top of its list Five Books that Every Entrepreneur Must Read [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Interviews". Founders at Work. Retrieved 2012-07-05. 
  2. ^ Taulli, Tom (2012-05-07). "Foolish Book Review: "Founders at Work"". Fool.com. Retrieved 2012-07-05. 
  3. ^ "Five Books that Every Entrepreneur Must Read". Siliconindia.com. 2011-08-29. Retrieved 2012-07-05. 

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