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Starting up Silicon Valley

Katherine Maxfield

Starting up Silicon Valley

how ROLM became a cultural icon and Fortune 500 company

by Katherine Maxfield

  • 343 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Emerald Book Co. in Austin, TX .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Success in business,
  • Corporate culture,
  • ROLM Corporation,
  • Technological innovations,
  • Computer industry,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKatherine Maxfield
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9696.2.U64 R65 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 350 pages
    Number of Pages350
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27161998M
    ISBN 101937110621
    ISBN 109781937110628
    LC Control Number2013955281
    OCLC/WorldCa861324031

      Innovative business ideas are bubbling up in this emerging start-up mecca that is now rivaling Silicon Valley. It's not surprising that five Canadian companies made the CNBC . The story of how Silicon Valley ended up at the center of the American dream in the late 20th and early 21st centuries, as well as the ambiguous reality behind its own techno- utopian dreams, is.

    Theranos’s blood-testing system, which the company said only required a finger prick, made it a “unicorn” — Silicon Valley parlance for a billion-dollar start-up — on paper at least. The Start-Up of You is crammed with insights and strategies to help each of us create the work life we want. Gretchen Rubin, Author of The Happiness Project: Silicon Valley revolutionizes entire industries through the way we work. It is now time to export our playbook to the rest of the world.

    "Ten Commandments" for Start up Founders. The Secret History of Silicon Valley by Steven Blank. They said it: The future cannot be predicted, but futures can be invented by Dennis Gabor, Pelican Books, , p. The best way to predict the future is to invent it ~ Alan Kay (Xerox PARC). InfoWorld, Ap Volume 4, Num p This list of startups in Silicon Valley provides data on their funding history, investment activities, and acquisition trends. Insights about top trending companies, startups, investments and M&A activities, notable investors of these companies, their management team, and recent news are also included.


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Starting up Silicon Valley by Katherine Maxfield Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is a must-read in understanding the technology and start-up phenomenon. ROLM was one of the important players that made it all possible and is extremely well chronicled by Katherine Maxfield." Arthur Rock, early investor in Intel, Apple, and other tech companies.

"I really enjoyed Starting Up Silicon Valley. It is a wonderful story of /5(56). Starting Up Silicon Valley book. Read 6 reviews from the Starting up Silicon Valley book largest community for readers. From Fruit Shed to Fortune The inside story of ROLM /5. Maxfield has written an engaging story about ROLM, a Silicon Valley startup that made its mark in the s and ’80s.

According to this insider account based on primary sources and interviews, ROLM was a model of Silicon Valley entrepreneurship that future startups sought to emulate long before consumer technology and social media companies Author: Katherine Maxfield. When his students asked him for reading matter on how to initiate a start-up, the only books he could recommend focused on the Silicon Valley trend, “which is to grow at all costs.

Everything that I was offering was incredibly context-specific, locked in a place and time – Silicon Valley. I discovered Keith Raffel while looking for books about Silicon Valley and he is probably the only author who has created his mysteries (at least two) around the high-tech start-up world.

I already commented his and Smasher. Drop by Drop is (unfortunately) not about Silicon Valley and start-ups, even if it begins there. The hero is a. Starting Up Silicon Valley reveals • leadership’s challenges, doubts, and convictions, from start-up to buyout and beyond; • how ROLM’s technological innovations disrupted two industries; • why ROLM was known as a Great Place to Work (GPW) and how that style can influence today’s workplace.

Humorous anecdotes and the wisdom of some of Silicon Valley’s most respected leaders make Starting Up Silicon Valley an intimate story of one of the Valley’s most important and culturally influential companies. Katherine Maxfield distributed phone books one summer during high school in Ohio.

That did not lead to her 25 years of work (as an. An Amazon Best Book of May In Bad Blood, the Wall Street Journal’s John Carreyrou takes us through the step-by-step history of Theranos, a Silicon Valley startup that became almost mythical, in no small part due to its young, charismatic founder Elizabeth fact, Theranos was mythical for a different reason, because the technological promise it was founded upon—that vital.

About Silicon Valley Start-UP Build a company in just two weeks—the Silicon Valley way. In this intensive startup program, you’ll build a startup from scratch with help from Silicon Valley experts, including investors, VCs, entrepreneurs, company leaders, and more.

In essence, Silicon Valley is the modern-day equivalent of the 19th century California Gold Rush – only this one doesn’t appear to be drying up anytime soon. Thanks to these six factors, Silicon Valley is an incredibly stable place to launch a tech startup or any type of. "Starting Up Silicon Valley" reveals leadership's challenges, doubts, and convictions, from start-up to buyout and beyond; how ROLM's technological innovations disrupted two industries; why ROLM was known as a Great Place to Work (GPW) and how that style can influence today's workplace.

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup is a nonfiction book by journalist John Carreyrou, released It covers the rise and fall of Theranos, the multibillion-dollar biotech startup headed by Elizabeth Holmes. The book received critical acclaim, winning the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award.

In a film version was in production. Starting Up Outside of Silicon Valley May Be Tough, But It Lays the Groundwork for Generations of Entrepreneurs For those of us building new startup. Starting Up Silicon Valley (Hardcover) How Rolm Became a Cultural Icon and Fortune Company.

By Katherine Maxfield. Emerald Book Co,pp. Publication Date: April 8. Starting Up: Silicon Valley's Origins And History Silicon Valley's long line of tech entrepreneurs spans from Hewlett and Packard to Larry Page and Sergey Brin of Google. But there was a time when.

The book Designing Interactions walks through a number of case studies of technology products, including many Silicon Valley legends such as. Indeed, Silicon Valley is home to a disproportionate number of companies that have grown from garage startups into global giants.

But what is the secret to these startups' extraordinary success. Contrary to the popular narrative, it's not their superhuman founders or savvy venture capitalists.

“The book the start-up world has been waiting. Silicon Valley start-up weekend for Latinos by Latinos Jessica Guynn, USA TODAY 7/10/ The world may never eradicate coronavirus, but it can get it under control, Fauci says. In Mary Shelley’s book Frankenstein, a scientist creates a being that becomes a murderous, monstrous a story of unintended consequences run amok, Frankenstein has been used as a metaphor for everything from artificial intelligence to gene editing.

But what about the start-up culture of Silicon Valley. The tech hub brought us everything from Facebook, with its. BAD BLOOD Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup By John Carreyrou pp.

Alfred A. Knopf. $ InVice President Joe Biden visited the Newark, Calif., laboratory of a. Silicon Valley is a region in the southern part of the San Francisco Bay Area in Northern California that serves as a global center for high technology, innovation, venture capital, and social corresponds roughly to the geographical Santa Clara Valley.

San Jose is Silicon Valley's largest city, the third-largest in California, and the tenth-largest in the United States; other major.Several unicorns are lining up for possible IPOs. But most US startups say their more realistic long-term goal is to be acquired — long cited as the most common path to an exit.

A larger percentage of startups compared with a year ago say they don’t know what their ultimate goal is, underscoring the difficulty of planning an exit amid. A number of the men depicted in Emily Chang’s “Brotopia: Breaking Up the Boys’ Club of Silicon Valley” seem to be making up for lost experience, using their newfound wealth and power to.