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The Startup Equation: A Visual Guidebook to Building Your Startup by Ja-Nae Duane, Steve Fisher

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CHAPTER 9

The main ingredient of stardom is the rest of the team.

John Wooden

Rewards of Great Teams

Francis Upton. John Kruesi. Charles Batcheldor. Ludwig Boehm.

While we’re familiar with the great inventions that changed the world, and perhaps even know the names of the main inventors, it required amazing teams to make these ideas reality. And those names we listed to start? Francis Upton was a Princeton-trained mathematician. John Kruesi was a Swiss clockmaker. Charles Batcheldor was an English machinist. Ludwig Boehm was a German glassblower. All of these men had varied backgrounds, yet they were all a part of the same team dedicated to one purpose.

They were all attracted to a quiet town in New Jersey called Menlo Park by a force of nature: ...

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