Blitzscaling by Reid Hoffman


Foreword by Bill Gates LinkedIn cofounder, legendary investor, and host of the award-winning Masters of Scale podcast reveals the secret to starting and scaling massively valuable companies.What entrepreneur or founder doesn't aspire to build the next Amazon, Facebook, or Airbnb? Yet those who actually manage to do so are exceedingly rare. So what separates the startups that get disrupted and disappear from the ones who grow to become global gian...

Details Blitzscaling

Release DateOct 9th, 2018
GenreBusiness, Entrepreneurship, Nonfiction, Science, Technology, Management

Reviews Blitzscaling

  • Denis Vasilev
    Объяснение концепции, которую сам же Рид Хоффман и придумал - блитцскейлинг. Не так много инсайтов, проблема - книга написана по материалам оффлайн курса и слишком много достаточно базовых и повторяющихся вещей. Из интересного - объяснение в чем с...
  • Sebastian Gebski
    I've started reading this one thanks to some recommendations, but I was more than skeptical - my initial impression was that author tries to "sell" me some wonderful scaling framework, silver-bullet of rapid growth, hype-generating bullshit peptalk conveniently split into few non-specific rules. This impression lasted until 15%-20% of the book. Fortunately, I've prevailed & read further ...... and now I can confirm that there's actually a lot of ...
  • Scott Wozniak
    If you are a company that needs to win your market to win--like a social network where the key to survival is having tons of people on your platform or a large volume producer that needs a ton of clients to reach profit--then this is an amazing book for you. He does a great job clarifying that everyone shouldn't be in blitz-growth mode, and that even those who do it shouldn't stay in that mode forever. It's not efficient growth at all. But this m...
  • Benjamin
    Sometimes sloppy, often egregiously oversimplified, often enlightening, always entertaining.
  • Agustín Fischer
    "Economists refer to these effects as 'demand-side economies of scale' or, more generally, 'positive externalities.' The magic of network effects is that they generate a positive feedback loop that results in superlinear growth and value creation. This superlinear effect makes it very difficult for any node in the network to switch from an incumbent to an alternative ('customer lock-in') since it is almost impossible for any new entrant to match ...
  • Harish
    A book that is full of insights from the world of businesses that have shaped our lives and world in last two decades. A must read for current age entrepreneurs, institution builders and those shaping/ holding reins of society. This is a new science in the making for mega enterprises capturing voices & perspectives of entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, consumers and society. If one wants to learn to ride the disruption and be part of building th...
  • Francisco Mello
    Very good book about high growth entrepreneurshipVery good book about how companies grow like crazy with Venture Capital money. Has interesting stories drawn from the Masters of Scale podcast.
  • Fabian Il.
    Solid book from people with read credentials in the business world (at least Reid Hoffman).