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How the 21st Century Will Be Made, Not Managed
Copyright 2013 by Alexis Ohanian
Alexis Ohanian, a co-founder of Reddit, shares start-up secrets.
Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian has worked with more than 60 tech-based start-ups and a number of nonprofit and artistic projects. He’s an active defender of political freedom for the Internet, with a great deal to say about online business, culture and start-ups. He offers insights, advice, harangues and hardheaded common sense about making money and fomenting social and political change online. A thoughtful entrepreneur with a conscience and a strong record of success to back up his ideas and tactics, Ohanian pulls off the rare feat of providing value to absolute beginners, industry insiders – and everyone in between. While always politically neutral, getAbstract recommends his insights to start-ups, entrepreneurs, investors, political activists, and anyone interested in the history of the Internet, legislation affecting it, social change, cyberculture or starting an online business.
In this summary, you will learn
- How Reddit started,
- How to launch a tech start-up and
- What the social implications of the Internet revolution portend for Internet freedom.
About the Author
Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian helped launch Hipmunk. He has invested in or advised scores of start-ups, and he has helped organize the fight against the Stop Online Piracy Act.
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