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Zero to One

Peter Thiel, Blake Masters

5 mins

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An inside look at PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel's philosophy and strategy for making your startup a success.


Zero to One

Zero to One

by Peter Thiel


Peter Thiel was a chess master before he'd reached the age of 21, had earned a doctorate in law by the age of 25, and, by 35, had sold PayPal – the company he founded – for $1.5 billion.

In Zero To One, Thiel lets you in on his work process, his vision of business, and the tips you can implement to build your startup from the ground up. Through personal anecdotes and practical tips, Thiel draws an appealing picture: one in which anyone who has the drive to pursue success can achieve it.

Favorite quote

Brilliant thinking is rare, but courage is in even shorter supply than genius.

- Peter Thiel

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