What is the secret to becoming the next Amazon or Facebook? According to legendary entrepreneur and investor Reid Hoffman, blitzscaling is the only competitive advantage that matters. Reid Hoffman describes why scaling up at a dizzying pace will ultimately blow competitors out of the water. He offers a wide range of advice for start-ups and established businesses on navigating the challenges and opportunities that every company will face.
Hoffman was an angel investor in Facebook and Zynga. He currently sits on several boards including Airbnb, Apollo Fusion, Microsoft and Xapo and hosts the popular podcast series “Masters of Scale.”
October 16, 2018
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