Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg on Re/code
Joyce Park stashed this in Tech biz
Dudes... I feel you for wanting your own company, but a slash in the middle of the name is never good. Just saying.
Also is having a DOT NET supposed to be edgy? Or could they really not afford to buy a DOT COM?
Lots of venture capitalists wanted to buy their love:
We had Silicon Valley VCs who said, ‘We’ll just write you the check.’ We had to explain politely that there was too much potential for conflict. NBCU was one of companies that reached out to us, they were early, and very serious, and did it at high level. It was NBC news.