Upside: Not your everyday dotcom [Eazel]Jun 06, 2000, 11:04 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jerry Borrell)
"When is a startup more than a startup? When that startup is kissed with the golden glow of success long before it retains a public relations firm or the first PowerPoint presentation is drafted. What does such a firm look like? It might have $13 million in startup funding based on a handful of phone calls."
"It might have some of the most talented programmers the world has produced to date. It might have the kind of seasoned management, with a little gray at the temples, that makes venture capitalists nod sagely and move along to the next and more troublesome funding project."
"And once in a very long while, the founders might have the missionary zeal to want to change the world in very seminal ways. Eazel is one of those startups."