Yahoo and Excite both passed on Google

I just finished reading The Google Story, a really good book on how this entreprenurial project started and grew into a multi billiondollar corporation.

In the book it’s also reported that when Larry Page and Sergej Brin, the founders of Google tried to pitch the idea to every major search company in the market, they all passed on the technology at the modest price of $1 million. I don’t think the investment/project valuator that worked at Yahoo and Excite at the time still holds his position …

If you like Google, read the story!