Timeline 1967 Born. 1988 Graduates from Tufts University. 1991 Co-founds Ink Development Corporation in 1991. 1995 Starts eBay as homepage hosted by the local ISP. 1996 Ink Development, renamed eShop, sold to Microsoft. 1996 eBay profitable by February.
Don’t fight forces; use them. R. Buckminster Fuller (1895–1983) US inventor, architect, and philosopher. Shelter (1932)
Of course in hindisght it is always easy to make comments in hindsight and we at www.doitinvest.com can be accused in this blog that this is exactly what we are doing. But without these analysis we would not learn from mistakes and of course we would be doomed to repeat them, which is not the wish of our readers I […]
The distinction between past, present, and future is only an illusion. Albert Einstein (1879–1955) US physicist. Letter (March 1955)
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak, and that it is doing God’s service, when it is violating His laws. John Adams (1735–1826) US president. Letter to Thomas Jefferson (2 February 1814)
Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Lord Acton (1834–1902) British historian. Letter to Bishop Mandell Creighton (5 April 1887)
In the new organisation, power flows from expertise, not position. Intellectual capital, 1997