Andrew Chen is a writer and entrepreneur focused on mobile products, metrics, and user growth. He is a startup investor at Andreessen Horowitz. His newsletter on growth/metrics is available at "andrewchen.co".
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In 2014, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes was widely seen as the next Steve Jobs: a brilliant Stanford dropout whose startup "unicorn" promised to revolutionize the medical industry with its breakthrough device, which performed the whole range of laboratory tests from a single drop of blood. Backed by investors such as Larry Ellison and Ti...
Finished “bad blood” on the Theranos scandal. Wow. Just wow. It’s a must read for everyone in tech and startups. Just 1-click buy it :) Amazing how far charisma and social proof got them. Here’s the NYT review of the book – source
Andrew ChenJul 03, 2018
A deluxe hardcover edition of Frank Herbert's epic masterpiece--a triumph of the imagination and one of the bestselling science fiction novels of all time. This deluxe hardcover edition of Dune includes: - An iconic new cover- Stained edges and fully illustrated endpapers- A beautifully designed poster on the interior of the jacket- A redesigned wo...
@KatyJeremko amazing book! – source
Andrew ChenJul 05, 2019
This book is also recommended byElon MuskTim O’ReillyTim FerrissAdam SavageJeff BezosSeth GodinMeltem DemirorsSahil LavingiaZooko WilcoxStewart BrandKyle Maynard
It is easy to forget that every development in the history of the American information industryfrom the telephone to radio to filmonce existed in an open and chaotic marketplace inhabited by entrepreneurs and utopians, just as the Internet does today. Each of these, however, grew to be dominated by a monopolist or cartel. In this pathbreaking book,...
Now starting the section now these information empires eventually got dismantled, by the internet, cable, and the government antitrust efforts on the 1950s! Awesome book so far – source
Andrew ChenAug 24, 2018