From: Dave Winer (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Nov 25 2000 - 10:45:18 PST
I just left Rohit a voicemail, I gotta hear this story.
BTW, I'm trying to get James Hong to tell the story of AmIHotOrNot. I talked
with him last week for the first time in a couple of months. It's quite a
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rohit Khare" <Rohit@KnowNow.com>
To: <FoRK@xent.com>; <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Saturday, November 25, 2000 10:13 AM
Subject: Another day, another dime...
> For my 25th birthday, I decided to drop out and start the software
> company I always wanted to run,with my best friend -- most
> definitely, after this year!
> Once again (I'd like to think :-) I sat down and wrote a piece of
> software that amazes and astounds all who behold it, and foreshadows
> a whole new generation of applications. Except this time we're
> following through with those commercial applications.
> We've relied on the talents of 40+ other people this year. Not all of
> them were perfect hires, on our part; but everyone has left their
> stamp. To leverage the efforts of that many people in an economy this
> tight requires real vision, lemme tell ya!
> So for my 26th birthday, I turned down the first genuine offer of
> venture capital KnowNow has ever been offered -- out of 75+
> millionaires and billionaires and 'venture guys' we've pitched in the
> last year. From a top-10 firm, no less.
> Thanks for all your best wishes -- we've got one more pitch left to
> go, Monday morning at 8AM, and it's a doozy...
> Back to PowerPoint,
> Rohit Khare
> CEO, KnowNow Inc.
> (206) 465 4936
> PS. Favorite billionaire quote of the year?
> "What you guys don't need is money..."
> KnowNow: Building The Two-Way Web
> Developer Preview at http://www.KnowNow.net/
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