First of all, thanks to my wife, Anastasia Volkhovskaya, for her love, support, patience, and help in making this book a reality.

Also, big thanks to my parents, as I was brought up being taught that anything is possible if you work hard enough at it. And in reality, it is. Love you both; thanks for giving me all the opportunities in the world.

Thanks to Ekaterina Sizova and Paul Jesemann. Without their support this project would not have been made.

Thanks to all the founders that I interviewed for sharing their stories, knowledge, and time. I learned immensely from their experiences and liked to talk to them all. I was pleasantly surprised at how “down to earth” and friendly all of them were.

Thanks to Saul Klein for writing ...

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