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Subject: Re: UKNM: Three cheers Amazon UK
From: Steve Johnston
Date: Fri, 30 Oct 1998 15:48:01 +0000 (GMT)

On 30/10/98, at 14:29, Aidan Cook wrote:

>This maybe terribly naive, but if somebody in the UK has a good enough
>idea, then what is to stop them going to get capital from the US, where by
>all accounts the streets are paved with it? Why didn't bookpages get over
>there and insist that they could be a european Amazon if properly backed?

<sweeping generalisation> US VCs will not invest in anything they cannot drive to.

Steve Johnston


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