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Scott Kupor is managing partner at Andreessen Horowitz. He has overseen the firm's rapid growth to one hundred fifty employees and more than $7 billion in assets under management.
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The Code
Silicon Valley and the Remaking of America
Margaret O'Mara - 2019-07-09
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The true, behind-the-scenes history of the people who built Silicon Valley and shaped Big Tech in America Long before Margaret O'Mara became one of our most consequential historians of the American-led digital revolution, she worked in the White House of Bill Clinton and Al Gore in the earliest days of the commercial Internet. There she saw firstha...
Scott Kupor
2022-06-21T16:04:22.000Z
@davidu @Ranikubersky @fredwilson @scmallaby Another really interesting book for those interested in the history of Silicon Valley is The Code by @margaretomara      source
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Range
Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World
David Epstein - 2021-04-27 (first published in 2019)
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The #1 New York Times bestseller that has all America talking: as seen/heard on CNN's Fareed Zakaria GPS, Morning Joe, CBS This Morning, The Bill Simmons Podcast, Rich Roll, and more."The most important business--and parenting--book of the year." --Forbes"Urgent and important. . . an essential read for bosses, parents, coaches, and anyone who cares...
Scott Kupor
2019-06-30T00:38:03.000Z
Great line from the new book (Range) by @DavidEpstein: "Compare yourself to yourself yesterday, not to younger people who aren't you."      source
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Barbarians at the Gate
The Fall of RJR Nabisco
Bryan Burrough - 2009-12-01 (first published in 1990)
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One of the finest, most compelling accounts of what happened to corporate America and Wall Street in the 1980s.New York Times Book ReviewA #1 New York Times bestseller and arguably the best business narrative ever written, Barbarians at the Gate is the classic account of the fall of RJR Nabisco. An enduring masterpiece of investigative journalism b...
Scott Kupor
2019-06-25T00:37:59.000Z
@JPHampstead @TimParksauthor Barbarians is a great book. Hope you enjoy mine!      source
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The Hard Thing About Hard Things
Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers
Ben Horowitz - 2014-03-04
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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...
Scott Kupor
2019-06-11T14:43:45.000Z
@BooValu23 @portfoliobooks @a16z Honestly, I don't think there are too many out there - best business book generally is @bhorowitz Hard Things About Hard Things      source