Day: October 22, 2009

Chapter 37: Picking Up

Silicon Alley Reporter's Hindenburg crash cover

(This is chapter 37 of my ongoing memoir of the Internet industry.)

It was the autumn of 2000. From California’s Silicon Valley to New York’s Silicon Alley, the dot-com industry was dead.

I was amazed how easily the industry’s defeat was accepted once the stock bubble burst. Where did all … Read the rest