Startup: A Silicon Valley Adventure

Startup: A Silicon Valley Adventure

Jerry Kaplan


Kaplan, a widely known determine within the laptop undefined, based pass company in 1987, and for a number of years it was once one of many preferred new ventures within the Valley. Startup tells the tale of Kaplan's wild experience: how he assembled an excellent yet fractious workforce of engineers, software program designers, and traders; pioneered the rising marketplace for hand held desktops operated with a pen rather than a keyboard; and careened from trouble to concern with no ever wasting his ardour for a progressive notion. alongside the best way, Kaplan vividly recreates his encounters with eccentric staff, risk-addicted enterprise capitalists, and giants comparable to invoice Gates, John Sculley, and Mitchell Kapor. And not anyone - together with Kaplan himself - is spared his sharp wit and observant eye.

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