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Max Chafkin

5 articles
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A Broken Place: The Spectacular Failure of the Startup That Was Going to Change the World

Shai Agassi had nearly $1 billion in funding and a dream to replace gas guzzlers with electric cars. All he was missing was a plan.

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Modern Warfare

The bizarre battle over the Call of Duty video game franchise.

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A Constant Feeling of Crisis

What it means to be an entrepreneur in Argentina, where economic crashes are a way of life.

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Can Rob Kalin Scale Etsy?

A site for handcrafts flirts with an IPO.

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Anything Could Happen

A story written about Twitter and one its founders, Evan Williams, when the company’s chief source of revenue was subletting desks in their partially filled office.