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eBoys

the first inside account of venture capitalists at work
  • 327 Pages
  • 1.87 MB
  • 3403 Downloads
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Crown Business , New York, N.Y
Benchmark Capital (Firm) -- History., Investment bankers -- United States -- Biography., Electronic commerce -- United States -- Finance -- Case studies., Venture capital -- United States -- Case studies., New business enterprises -- California -- Santa Clara County -- Finance -- Case studies., Entrepreneurship -- California -- Santa Clara County -- Case stu

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United States, California, Santa Clara C

StatementRandall E. Stross.
GenreBiography., Case studies.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHG2463.A2 S77 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 327 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6900043M
ISBN 100812930959
LC Control Number00710157
OCLC/WorldCa44095529

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