by Henry Blodget and Joe Kennedy
This entrepreneur pitched hundreds of investors without giving up to pursue his vision, resulting in a successful IPO and beloved product more than a decade later. The Music Genome Project is a recommendation engine par excellence — and it's human-powered. How has Pandora cracked the code to giving us exactly what we want? Can the company become nicely profitable? Or will high royalty costs ultimately bury it?
30th November to 1st December 2011