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Spencer Ante's solid biography of General Doriot and the roots of the U.S. venture capital industry inspire.
Venture capital is probably one of the most important inventions of the 20th century, an institution which fuels a great deal of the world's innovation economy.
Highly recommended to anyone with an interest in American history and is a must read for any student or practitioner of finance.
A clever man from the last century whose life is interesting and motivating. My favorite story was George Marshall giving him his phone number at the end of a large meeting to use... Read morePublished 3 months ago by gregg gullickson
This just doesn't go deep enough into the character of Georges Doriot, one of the most fascinating characters in the history of business. Read morePublished 13 months ago by David M. Freedman
I enjoyed the book and the story of a man and how venture capital started. Understanding the history and experiences behind Georges Doriot, his investments and view of business is... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Sergio
What a story. Venture capital is probably one of the most important inventions of the 20th century, an institution which fuels a great deal of the world's innovation economy. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry
Not many people ever heard of Georges Doriot. I knew his name because I know a little about VC. But I did not know much about him. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Herve Lebret
I loved this book! Its a must read if you want to start a company. I have recommended it to all my friends who are building companies. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Are H. T
Creative Capital provides a detailed portrait of the extraordinary Georges Doriot, who (surprisingly) was the founder of the U.S. venture capital industry after World War II. Read morePublished on April 25, 2012 by Andy Tannen
Spencer Ante gives a wonderful history of General Doriot and the way he created organized venture capital in this country. Read morePublished on February 20, 2011 by firstname.lastname@example.org
I'm only halfway through this book but it's a must read for anyone interested in Venture Capital, or business leadership in general. Read morePublished on February 9, 2011 by Mark Ferdman