We have compiled a list of notes and quotes from the book Zero to One that we felt capture the essence of what author Peter Thiel was trying to say in the book.
Peter Thiel is the cofounder of PayPal and a major driving force behind the PayPal Mafia (a group of Thiel’s colleagues who went on to found/co-found companies like Tesla Motors, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Yelp)
This blog post is by no means, a substitute for reading the book.
Zero to One is a must read for everyone, even if you’re not engaged in the world of startups and venture capital. Here are our summary and insights from the book.
You are going to be waking up every day for the rest of your life, so it would be a good idea to try a few rituals out to see if you like them. Then apply the ones that fit your life. It is important to note that since these are yours, you are free to change them or even eliminate them entirely as you see fit.
How can you create the biggest e-commerce store in the world just like Amazon or Alibaba without having to time travel to 1996? Well, the fact is that stores like Amazon and Alibaba are hard to beat on price, selection, and convenience. So what e-commerce opportunities are left for the average Kenyan entrepreneur? This is a question we like to ponder on every day at AfricaSokoni. Here are a few takeaways we have for you.
AfricaSokoni, a local e-commerce company in Kenya has launched a Progressive Web Application (PWA) it can be best described as a website that behaves exactly like a mobile app and doesn’t take too much from your phone like the old native apps.
PWA is a mobile App unlike the native mobile applications, which must be searched and then installed