Every now and then, a group of former PayPal employees get together to
catch up on life and work. It might be at a backyard barbecue, a
birthday celebration at a classy San Francisco restaurant or a simple
late-night reunion at someone’s house.

 

Almost inevitably, the conversation turns to business, and soon enough,
a new start-up is born or has found a financial backer. This is what
happened last year with YouTube, the Web video company that Google has
agreed to acquire for $1.65 billion. It also happened the year before
with Yelp, whose Web site lets users review doctors, dry cleaners and
other local services.

PayPal alumni win big in network of start-ups – Technology – International Herald Tribune

Originally posted by Ty Tribble on October 18, 2006 in Ideas.

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