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    • How to Turn Down a Billion Dollars

    • The Snapchat Story
    • By: Billy Gallagher
    • Narrated by: Billy Gallagher
    • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 89
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90

    In 2013 Evan Spiegel, the brash CEO of the social network Snapchat, and his co-founder Bobby Murphy stunned the press when they walked away from a three-billion-dollar offer from Facebook: how could an app teenagers use to text dirty photos dream of a higher valuation? Was this hubris, or genius? In How to Turn Down a Billion Dollars, tech journalist Billy Gallagher takes us inside the rise of one of Silicon Valley's hottest start-ups. Snapchat began as a late-night dorm room revelation, the brainchild of Stanford English major Reggie Brown who was nursing regrets about photos he had sent.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good start, bland finish, hero worship abound

    • By Bamagrad03 on 03-18-18

    Regular price: $19.84