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The tale of Uber, the queen of the so called unicorns, is a parable about power and the lengths to which some startup founders will go to amass it and hold onto it Aside from being a delicious read, Mike Isaac s account is also teeming with new revelations that will shock and outrage you John Carreyrou, author of Bad Bloodbr br Travis Kalanick changed an entire industry, made billions of dollars, and made a company into a verb, and he did so by destroying anything and anyone who stepped in his way A riveting read about bro culture gone awry Nick Bilton, special correspondent, Vanity Fairbr br A detailed, unsparing account of entrepreneurial arrogance, breathtaking excess, and cutthroat competition at one of the tech industry s most vaunted, loathed, and socially transformative companies In tracking Uber s turbulent trajectory and Kalanick s eventual fall from grace, Mike Isaac illuminates and indicts some of the business practices, cultural values, and mythologies shaping our new social infrastructure Anna Wiener, author of Uncanny ValleyThe first thing to know about Mike Isaac s new book is that it s wildly entertaining But it s also a very important read, because Isaac shows how Uber s messy inner workings and dramatic power struggles have made a company that, for better and worse, is now part of the fabric of modern life Bethany McLean, author of The Smartest Guys in the RoomA gripping, masterfully reported book that offers an essential window into what can go wrong with Silicon Valley s growth at any cost culture Sheelah Kolhatkar, author of Black EdgeNew York Times and Wall Street Journal BestsellerA New York Times technology correspondent presents the dramatic story of Uber, the Silicon Valley startup at the center of one of the great venture capital power struggles of our timeIn June , Travis Kalanick, the hard charging CEO of Uber, was ousted in a boardroom coup that capped a brutal year for the transportation giant Uber had catapulted to the top of the tech world, yet for many came to symbolize everything wrong with Silicon ValleyAward winning New York Times technology correspondent Mike Isaacs Super Pumped presents the dramatic rise and fall of Uber, set against an era of rapid upheaval in Silicon Valley Backed by billions in venture capital dollars and led by a brash and ambitious founder, Uber promised to revolutionize the way we move people and goods through the world A near instant unicorn, Uber seemed poised to take its place next to , Apple, and Google as a technology giantWhat followed would become a corporate cautionary tale about the perils of startup culture and a vivid example of how blind worship of startup founders can go wildly wrong Isaac recounts Ubers pitched battles with taxi unions and drivers, the companys toxic internal culture, and the bare knuckle tactics it devised to overcome obstacles in its quest for dominance With billions of dollars at stake, Isaac shows how venture capitalists asserted their power and seized control of the startup as it fought its way toward its fateful IPOBased on hundreds of interviews with current and former Uber employees, along with previously unpublished documents, Super Pumped is a page turning story of ambition and deception, obscene wealth, and bad behavior that explores how blistering technological and financial innovation culminated in one of the most catastrophic twelve month periods in American corporate history