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Burn Rate : How I Survived the Gold Rush Years on the Internet
Burn Rate : How I Survived the Gold Rush Years on the Internet Michael Wolff 0684848813 9780684848815 For much of the 1990s, starting up a business on the Internet offered young go-getters with a taste for risk the fastest route t
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Burn Rate : How I Survived the Gold Rush Years on the Internet by Michael Wolff

For much of the 1990s, starting up a business on the Internet offered young go-getters with a taste for risk the fastest route to glittering prosperity. Our light-speed economy has made possible a new American dream, to take an idea overnight from the kitchen table to hundreds of millions of dollars in market value. But the desperate Internet entrepreneur knows every day, every night-- that the chances of success and survival dwindle at the same rate as the cash evaporates. Make the right deals, announce the right products at the right time, and the investors will beat down your doors with money. Falter, and the venture capitalists will eat you alive. <P>Michael Wolff was one of the first to see the potential of the Internet and one of the pioneers of new media. As he labored to build his own company, Wolff, a former journalist, knew he had stumbled on the seminal business story of the 1990s. Burn Rate is about the heart-in-your-throat struggles of being an entrepreneur. It is about witnessing an industry being born: the founding of Wired magazine, the launch of Time Warners much-touted Pathfinder, the conflict between content cent

Author: Michael Wolff

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 272

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Publication Date: 1998-06-24

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