AND LIKE MOST SITES, IT WILL CRASH AND NEVER MAKE MONEY

“Tonight was like building a Web site. We got a lot of people to work on it. Now we’ll take everything we learned and do it again next year.”

Marc Weiss, founder of Silicon Alley’s Web Development Fund, which promises to fill in the gaping money sinks that even gullible venture capitalists can’t be persuaded to back, on a recent “talent” show the fund hosted, New York Times, 6 April 1998