Startup: A Silicon Valley Adventure

Startup: A Silicon Valley Adventure

Jerry Kaplan


Kaplan, a well known determine within the desktop undefined, based cross company in 1987, and for a number of years it used to be one of many preferred new ventures within the Valley. Startup tells the tale of Kaplan's wild experience: how he assembled a super yet fractious staff of engineers, software program designers, and traders; pioneered the rising marketplace for handheld pcs operated with a pen rather than a keyboard; and careened from trouble to trouble with out ever wasting his ardour for a innovative notion. alongside the way in which, Kaplan vividly recreates his encounters with eccentric staff, risk-addicted enterprise capitalists, and giants equivalent to invoice Gates, John Sculley, and Mitchell Kapor. And not anyone - together with Kaplan himself - is spared his sharp wit and observant eye.

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