Zero to One: Notes on Start Ups, or How to Build the Future

Blake Masters , Peter Thiel


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The next Bill Gates will not build an operating system. The next Larry Page or Sergey Brin won’t make a search engine. If you are copying these guys, you aren’t learning from them.

It’s easier to copy a model than to make something new: doing what we already know how to do takes the world from 1 to n, adding more of something familiar. Every new creation goes from 0 to 1. This book is about how to get there.

What will you learn from this book


• Technology is the bedrock of a successful startup.

• Successful startups create a monopoly by solving a unique problem.

• Most companies fail because they couldn’t create a meaningful differentiation in the market and struggled for survival.

• All technology companies have an ability to generate cash flows in future.

• A successful startup has the following characteristics – Proprietary Technology which is 10 times better, large networks, economies of scale and a strong brand.

• Successful startups are founded by distinctive individuals who stand above the crowd.

Language English
ISBN-10 0753555190
ISBN-13 9780753555194
No of pages 210
Font Size Medium
Book Publisher Random House
Published Date 18 Sep 2014

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Author : Peter Thiel

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