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Luis von Ahn

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Luis von Ahn is a Guatemalan entrepreneur and a Consulting Professor in the Computer Science Department at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is known as one of the pioneers of crowdsourcing.
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Zero to One
Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future
by Peter Thiel (Sep 15, 2014)
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Tags: businessnonfictionmoney-and-financepersonal-developmenttechnologymanagementleadership
If you want to build a better future, you must believe in secrets.The great secret of our time is that there are still uncharted frontiers to explore and new inventions to create. In Zero to One, legendary entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel shows how we can find singular ways to create those new things. Thiel begins with the contrarian premise t...
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I love Zero to One.     source
The Hard Thing About Hard Things
Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers
by Ben Horowitz (Mar 03, 2014)
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Tags: businessnonfictionmanagementleadershippersonal-developmenttechnologybiography-and-memoir
A lot of people talk about how great it is to start a business, but only Ben Horowitz is brutally honest about how hard it is to run one.In The Hard Thing About Hard Things, Ben Horowitz, cofounder of Andreessen Horowitz and one of Silicon Valley's most respected and experienced entrepreneurs, draws on his own story of founding, running, selling, b...
Luis von Ahn
I like this one, but it’s not for very new entrepreneurs.     source