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By Billy Gallagher

In 2013 Evan Spiegel, the brash CEO of the social community Snapchat, and his co-founder Bobby Murphy surprised the click once they walked clear of a three-billion-dollar provide from fb: how may perhaps an app little ones use to textual content soiled photographs dream of a better valuation? was once this hubris, or genius?

In How to show Down a thousand million Dollars, tech journalist Billy Gallagher takes us contained in the upward thrust of 1 of Silicon Valley’s preferred start-ups. Snapchat begun as a late-night dorm room revelation, the brainchild of Stanford English significant Reggie Brown who was once nursing regrets approximately images he had despatched. After an epic feud among top acquaintances, Brown misplaced the corporate to Spiegel, who has long past directly to make a reputation for himself as a visionary?if ruthless?CEO worthy billions, associated with celebrities like Taylor quick and his fiancée, Miranda Kerr.

A fellow Stanford undergrad and fraternity brother of the company’s founding trio, Billy Gallagher has lined Snapchat from the beginning. His inside of account deals an interesting journey during the extra and drama of the hazy early days with a qualified perception into the demanding situations Snapchat faces because it transitions from a playful app to 1 of the tech industry’s preeminent public businesses. within the culture of significant company narratives, How to show Down 1000000000 Dollars bargains the definitive account of an organization whose objective isn't any lower than to remake the way forward for entertainment.

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