How Kayak co-founder Paul English got hit by a ‘truck full of money’

The thing that separates Paul English from other entrepreneurs, Tracy Kidder writes in his recent book “A Truck Full of Money,” is his drive. But the book’s title comes from the question of what happens when an entrepreneur finds success and then gets driven over. “A truck is something that hits you,” Kidder spelled out on the latest Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher. “He feels that money should always be moving around,” he added. “It’s a fiction, and it exists to promote trade and building things. To hoard it is a disaster. Suddenly having $120 million stick to you — before taxes — it was upsetting for him.” Kidder was joined on the podcast by his subject, English, who co-founded Kayak.com. After selling it to Priceline for $2.1 billion,…


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