How to Build a Billion Dollar App

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$24.99  $23.24
Publisher
Piatkus
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Pages
469
Dimensions
5.9 X 9.1 X 1.5 inches | 1.35 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780349401379

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About the Author
George Berkowski is a serial entrepreneur who has built businesses in manned space flight, online dating, transportation and mobile apps. He is one of the minds behind the internationally successful taxi hailing app Hailo where he led the product team until September 2013. George studied rocket science and economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and business at the Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Paris. He was Chairman of MIT's Enterprise Forum in the UK and is heavily involved in the UK and US startup scenes. George now divides his time between London and Silicon Valley.
Reviews
A practical guide on how to start your mobile app company. A must read for anyone who wants to start a mobile app business--Riccardo Zacconi, founder and CEO King Digital (maker of Candy Crush Saga)
The first book to take a detailed, insightful behind-the-scenes look at the mobile app world. A must read for anyone who wants to know what it takes to build an app into a successful business--Hugo Barra, VP, Xiaomi (and former VP Android Product Management, Google)
George Berkowski knows from the front line how to build fast-scaling digital businesses. Don't start one of your own without taking his advice--David Rowan, Editor, Wired magazine
A fascinating deep dive into the world of billion-dollar apps. Essential reading for anyone trying to build the next must-have app--Michael Acton Smith, Founder and CEO, Mind Candy
George has combined his own experience at Hailo with a thoughtful study of the iconic mobile companies of this era to provide a helpful guide to entrepreneurs and investors trying to understand the emerging mobile economy--Adam Valkin, General Partner at General Catalyst Partners
I loved this book. It provides an entertaining and rigorous yet very practical guide to success in the brave new world of mobile technology. I will never look at apps the same way again--Bill Aulet, Managing Director of the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship and author of Disc