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Chamath Palihapitiya is a Sri Lankan-born Canadian-American venture capitalist and the founder and CEO of Social Capital. Palihapitiya was an early senior executive at Facebook, joining the company in 2007 and leaving in 2011. He is a minority stakeholder and board member of the Golden State Warriors
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A 400-Year History of American Capitalism
Bhu Srinivasan - 2017-09-26
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Explore the fascinating history of American capitalism with Americana, a gripping and original narrative that takes readers on a 400-year journey of innovation and ambition. From the Mayflower to the Internet, learn about the Next Big Things that drove American progress, including the telegraph, railroad, guns, banking, flight, and mobile technology. Author Bhu Srinivasan brilliantly reframes events, people, and trends through the prism of capitalism, revealing unexpected connections and shedding new light on American enterprise. Entertaining, eye-opening, and sweeping in its scope, Americana is a must-read for anyone interested in understanding the history of modern America.
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