Saturday, January 08, 2005

Tech Startup 2.0: "Everywhere you look, signs of life are emerging in startup land. Entrepreneurs are huddling in their garages and dens, tapping out software code. Venture capitalists prowl Stanford and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, checkbooks in hand. Then there's the fairy-tale rise of Google from obscurity in 1998 to a recently public, $50 billion colossus that stands tall among tech's titans. It may not be the halcyon days of 1999, but it's a long way from the dog days of 2002. 'The valley and the tech community are ready for the next wave of companies and opportunities,' says Yahoo! co-founder Jerry Yang." —BusinessWeek