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BusinessWeek: "The Myth of Open-Source"

Jul 08, 2005, 17:30 (8 Talkback[s])

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"In February, 2000, the Internet bubble was just about to burst and Paris-native Marc Fleury was in Silicon Valley hitting the venture-capital circuit, trying to get funding for his fledgling open-source startup. When one VC after another told him it was a horrible business plan, he packed up his PowerPoint slides--along with his bruised ego--and moved into his in-law's house in Atlanta, setting out to build his startup the old fashioned way--with his own money..."

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