Cover of: 1,000 dollars and an idea | Sam Wyly

1,000 dollars and an idea

entrepreneur to billionaire

Expanded ed.

Published by Newmarket Press in New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

Traces the rags-to-riches story of a Louisiana self-made billionaire, from his efforts to put himself through school and his entry into the millionaire leagues after investing in a computer utility company to his creations of highly profitable companies and his dedication to green energy.

About the Edition

Traces the rags-to-riches story of a Louisiana self-made billionaire, from his efforts to put himself through school and his entry into the millionaire leagues after investing in a computer utility company to his creations of highly profitable companies and his dedication to green energy.

Table of Contents

"Beat Tallulah"
Flora's boys
Big blue
Peter Drucker wrote the bible
Reach for a star, not a handful of mud
Me and Ross Perot
The birth of a company
A thousand dollars and an idea
Multinational entrepreneur
If you can't join 'em, beat 'em
Monopoly buster: Datran, or die trying
Before there was software, there was Don Thomson
Earth resources
Bonanza
Taking my losses
Sterling software
Money's not scarce
Never let your pocketbook tell you what you can do
The crafty woman
Maverick investor
The good earth
Surprise!
The great crash of 2008
No money down
Growth.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Other Titles
One thousand dollars and an idea

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
338.04092
Library of Congress
HC102.5.W95 W95 2009

The Physical Object

Pagination
x, 293 p. ;
Number of pages
293

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24642521M
Internet Archive
1000dollarsandid00wyly
ISBN 10
1557048649
ISBN 13
9781557048646
OCLC/WorldCat
455328873

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