Posts by Deirdre Hughes

  • Peter Thiel on why Apple is a ‘good monopoly’

    Deirdre Hughes at Yahoo Finance1 mth ago

    Entrepreneur and author of the new book, “Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or how to Build the Future”, Peter Thiel, makes a strong case against the popular concept of free market capitalism, but he also wouldn’t invest in China due in part to the Communist party’s control and the opaque business environment.

    So what does he favor? Monopolies. But only “good monopolies.”

    In his book, Thiel explains what he defines as “zero to 1” this way:

                                  “Doing what we already know takes us from 1 to n, adding

                                   more of something familiar. But every time we create something

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