Capital Instincts: Life As an Entrepreneur, Financier, and Athlete

Capital Instincts: Life As an Entrepreneur, Financier, and Athlete

An insider's view of the investment banking world from someone who is actually shaping it: Powerful, controversial and determined, Thomas Weisel is known for his unwavering focus on winning the race, whether he is competing in a national cycling championship, sponsoring Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong or negotiating with business competitors. For twenty-seven years he ran one of the major investment banks on the West Coast, bringing public companies such as Applied Materials, Siebel Systems and Yahoo! and was instrumental in establishing San Francisco as an alternative financial center to Wall Street.