The PayPal Story: What can we learn from the journey of Peter Thiel, Max Levchin, Reid Hoffman, David Sacks, and others?


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Jimmy Soni (@jimmyasoni), author of The Founders: The Story of PayPal and the Entrepreneurs Who Shaped Silicon Valley, joins Ben Casnocha on this episode to discuss:
- How diversity and variety of backgrounds and opinions helped PayPal become successful.
- The fact that PayPal’s leading product was not solving a problem that they had set out to solve, but rather a problem they discovered along the way.
- The importance of sitting with your customers and really understanding their perspective and their problems.
- What he learned about Peter Thiel, Max Levchin, Elon Musk, Reid Hoffman, and David Sacks.
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