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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

 

 

 

Although there’s only one name on the cover,
Cumulus
would never have seen the light of day without the generous help of an entire team of people.

Shannon Pallone and Jesse Vernon, my tireless editors, made the prose sing and didn’t let me get away with anything. Josh Anon helped brainstorm a dozen different ideas that incubated
Cumulus
and gave notes throughout the entire creative process. Tim Erickson zipped up innumerable plot holes and inconsistencies. Brad Feld, Tim O’Reilly, Lucas Carlson, Craig Lauer, and Katie Moran read early drafts and contributed invaluable input and feedback. Kevin Barrett Kane did a fabulous job designing the entire book, inside and out.

My wife, Drea Castillo, is my constant creative partner. She was a source of tireless support and tough questions that improved the story immeasurably. Our dog, Claire, kept me company and provided much-needed distractions at every opportunity.

Finally, I owe an enormous debt of gratitude to you, my fans and readers. It’s hard to describe how much your attention and enthusiasm mean to me. You’re a brilliant, quirky, and diverse bunch. I love reading your reviews and hearing what the stories make you think and feel. Keep reading and I’ll keep writing.

 

 

 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

 

 

 

Eliot Peper is a novelist and strategist based in Oakland, CA. He’s helped build numerous technology businesses, survived dengue fever, translated Virgil’s
Aeneid
from the original Latin, worked at a venture capital firm, and explored the ancient Himalayan kingdom of Mustang. When he’s not writing, he works with entrepreneurs and investors to start and run companies. He loves getting lost in books, climbing rocks, surfing waves, eating chocolate, and traveling the world.

 

To find out more, visit his blog (
www.eliotpeper.com
). You can stay in touch via his author newsletter, Facebook (
www.facebook.com/eliotpeper
), and Twitter (
@eliotpeper
).

 

OTHER TITLES BY ELIOT PEPER:

Uncommon Stock: Exit Strategy

Uncommon Stock: Power Play

Uncommon Stock: Version 1.0

Table of Contents

Title Page

Get The Inside Story

Dedication

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

Chapter 11

Chapter 12

Chapter 13

Chapter 14

Chapter 15

Chapter 16

Chapter 17

Chapter 18

Chapter 19

Chapter 20

Chapter 21

Chapter 22

Chapter 23

Chapter 24

Chapter 25

Chapter 26

Chapter 27

Chapter 28

Chapter 29

Chapter 30

Chapter 31

Chapter 32

Chapter 33

Chapter 34

Chapter 35

Chapter 36

Chapter 37

Chapter 38

Chapter 39

Chapter 40

Thank You

Acknowledgements

About The Author

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