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Author Mallaby, Sebastian, author.

Title The power law : venture capital and the making of the new future / Sebastian Mallaby.

Publication Info. New York : Penguin Press, 2022.
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  332.04154 MAL    DUE 06-20-23
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  332.04154 MAL    DUE 06-09-23
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Description 482 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Note "A Council on Foreign Relations Book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 415-463) and index.
Contents Introduction Unreasonable People -- Arthur Rock and Liberation Capital -- Finance Without Finance -- Sequoia, Kleiner Perkins, and Activist Capital -- The Whispering of Apple -- Cisco, 3Com, and the Valley Ascendant -- Planners and Improvisers -- Benchmark, SoftBank, and "Everyone Needs $100 Million" -- Money for Google, Kind of for Nothing -- Peter Thiel, Y Combinator, and the Valley's Youth Revolt -- To China, and Stir -- Accel, Facebook, and the Decline of Kleiner Perkins -- A Russian, a Tiger, and the Rise of Growth Equity -- Sequoia's Strength in Numbers -- Unicorn Poker -- Conclusion Luck, Skill, and the Competition Among Nations.
Summary "From the New York Times bestselling author comes the astonishingly frank and intimate story of success and failure inside Silicon Valley's dominant venture capital firms-and how their strategies and fates have shaped the path of innovation, and the global economy, writ large"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Venture capital -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area.
High technology industries -- Finance.
New business enterprises -- Finance.
Technological innovations -- Economic aspects.
ISBN 9780525559993 (hardcover)
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