Net's veterans strike back (Le Monde)

Posté mar 16/10/2001 - 00:00
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You don't have to be old to be a real Net's veteran. You just have to have a start-up experience, a happy experience for the one who has sold in time and a sad experience for others. Le Monde, through its partnership with e-Biz (Business Week) has focused on what they call the beginnings of a cyber-rebirth in the United-States, eighteen months after the deep fall of start-ups. "Many web veterans are working behind the scenes with various objectives from wireless telecommunications to company providing chain software. They are convinced of it: the Internet phenomenon is only on the rise. And they really intend to learn a lesson from their failures and to take advantage of it."The article "Les nouveaux entrepreneurs du Net" deals with this change. A few examples are given as the one of Narasimha Reddy, employee of debut Netscape, who has launched a company on the niche of secured electronic business systems or even Perry Friedman, the co-founder of Digital Envoy, the specialist of online marketing technologies. As for the environment in which these new Net entrepreneurs are working, it is completely different as what was the rule during the "gold rush" of years 1999-2000: funds are much more difficult to raise, companies need customers first and they save "cash" as much as possible. In brief, wisdom comes is coming back…

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