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"The PayPal Wars" is not your ordinary business book! Tom Peters -- management guru and author of the classic "In Search of Excellence" -- said this book "kept me up all night reading" and declared it "the best description of 'business strategy' unfolding in a world changing at warp speed." It's been called "an absorbing insider's story" by the Washington Times and hailed for its "engaging narrative [that] reads like a spy novel" by Reason Magazine. With its fast-paced story and an unabashedly pro-capitalist message, "The PayPal Wars" is a gripping and intelligent read from cover to cover.
This candid insider's account shows firsthand how PayPal launched its online payment service and set out to revolutionize the world's currency markets. But when the startup's plucky entrepreneurs found themselves confronting eBay (their #1 source of customers!) as well as organized crime rings, money-grubbing lawyers, and even regulation-happy NY Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, the entire venture takes a turn for the worse.
Order "The PayPal Wars" today and learn how PayPal overcame these daunting obstacles to become the world's leading online payment service and eBay's fastest-growing business division.
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Great read but not sure whether it's a true account of events as they transpired.Author clearly has an axe to grind with Elon. Read more
It is very valuable first hand materials that we can use to feel how a successful startup like PayPal cope with so many tackles and how the real life could be in such a career... Read morePublished 7 months ago by abeylyh
I consider myself a techie, but didn't really understand what PayPal really *is* - until I read this book. Read morePublished 8 months ago by P. LAMASTER
The author does not give us much details about Musk or other guys. Sometimes you feel that you need more details/history.Published 10 months ago by Pawan Prabhat
Gives an inside look into the founding and establishing of the successful payment giant. Inspirational for those young entrepreneurs seemingly battling the world. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Arthur L. Lodge
Well written and unique early stage inside perspective, Jackson is unashamedly open about the struggles with eBay and the market and regulatory headwinds.Published 19 months ago by brian
Crisp narration with an elaborate novel like style of writing. Really brigs out the emotions behind the formation of a successful startup rather than just the mechanics or the... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Ranaditya