Striking It Rich: A new breed of risk takers is betting on the high-technology future

A new breed of risk takers is betting on the high-technology future

It is among the most durable of American dreams. The young man with a bright idea for a new product or service decides to form his own company. He invests his family's savings in the new venture. He is soon working 18-hour days but does not mind because the company is his own. Sales start sluggishly, and he makes enough mistakes to fill a textbook. Eventually it all pays off. Profits boom; he makes it big. He becomes wealthy beyond his wildest...

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