December 9, 2008
The economic situation is apparently so grim that some experts fear we may be in for a stretch as bad as the mid seventies … when Microsoft and Apple were founded.
We haven’t got much money, so we have to think”
Trade Me was launched in 1999, just as the first tech bubble burst spectacularly.
I wonder which companies will look back on the current financial crisis and think that it was possibly the perfect time to launch?
Feel free to nominate some possible candidates…
UPDATE: I didn’t realise when I posted these quotes this morning, but today is actually the 100th anniversary of Ernest Rutherford’s award of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry. 🙂