Chaos Monkeys

Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley

Ranked #9 in Silicon Valley, Ranked #83 in Social Media Marketingsee more rankings.

Liar’s Poker meets The Social Network in an irreverent exposé of life inside the tech bubble, from industry provocateur Antonio García Martínez, a former Twitter advisor, Facebook product manager and startup founder/CEO.

The reality is, Silicon Valley capitalism is very simple:

Investors are people with more money than time.

Employees are people with more time than money.

Entrepreneurs are the seductive go-between.

Marketing is like sex: only losers pay for it. 

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Charles Arthur This is a great book. I’d put this alongside “The Nudist on the Night Shift” and Charles Ferguson’s “High Stakes No Prisoners” as essential to understanding Silicon Valley and the startup life. (Source)

Dan Sullivan Recommends this book

Mike Dudas Chaos Monkeys was a fun one that I read recently. About kind of M&A, and growing a business in Silicon Valley over the last five years. (Source)

Antonio Eram This book was recommended by Antonio when asked for titles he would recommend to young people interested in his career path. (Source)

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