excite.com passes on the chance to buy Google for $750,000 back in 1999

excite.com passes on the chance to buy Google for $750,000 back in 1999

  Way back in the internet dark ages – 1999 to be precise, the then leading search engine excite.com had the opportunity to purchase Google for a measly $750,000. Second only to Yahoo (remember those guys) in the world of search at the time, Excite ultimately reneged on the deal due to what they considered…

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